2017-18 Season Tag

29 Apr Let the Heavens Rejoice!

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Les Délices and Quire Cleveland join forces for an exciting program of French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra. Resplendent, rarely-heard works by Rameau and Mondonville – plus the modern premiere of a solo for tenor with orchestra – make this a concert not to be missed! Three performances in Willoughby Hills, Cleveland, and Shaker Heights. Pre-Concert Lecture at 3pm...

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28 Apr Let the Heavens Rejoice!

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Les Délices and our region’s premier chamber choir, Quire Cleveland, join forces for an exciting program of French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra. Resplendent, rarely-heard works by Rameau and Mondonville – plus the modern premiere of a solo for tenor with orchestra – make this a concert not to be missed! Three performances in Willoughby Hills, Cleveland, and Shaker...

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27 Apr Let the Heavens Rejoice!

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Les Délices and our region’s premier chamber choir, Quire Cleveland, join forces for an exciting program of French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra. Resplendent, rarely-heard works by Rameau and Mondonville – plus the modern premiere of a solo for tenor with orchestra – make this a concert not to be missed! Three performances in Willoughby Hills, Cleveland, and Shaker...

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08 Apr Fated Lovers

Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Just as in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, true love sometimes ends with the ultimate sacrifice. Two evocative cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (Pyrame et Thisbé and Héro et Leandre) and excerpts from Rameau’s groundbreaking opera Hippolyte et Aricie relate the timeless tales of star-crossed lovers in this new program featuring acclaimed soprano Clara Rot tsolk (“supple and...

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07 Apr Fated Lovers

Presented by Miller Theater at Columbia University Just as in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, true love sometimes ends with the ultimate sacrifice. Two evocative cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (Pyrame et Thisbé and Héro et Leandre) and excerpts from Rameau’s groundbreaking opera Hippolyte et Aricie relate the timeless tales of star-crossed lovers in this new program featuring acclaimed soprano Clara Rot tsolk (“supple...

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05 Apr Fated Lovers

Presented by Early Music at St. James Just as in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, true love sometimes ends with the ultimate sacrifice. Two evocative cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (Pyrame et Thisbé and Héro et Leandre) and excerpts from Rameau’s groundbreaking opera Hippolyte et Aricie relate the timeless tales of star-crossed lovers in this new program featuring acclaimed soprano Clara Rot tsolk...

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11 Mar Dido’s Lament

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The incredible Irish harpist Maria Cleary and brilliant soprano Nell Snaidas join Les Délices for this program that imagines Dido, queen of Carthage, famously deserted by Aeneas. Culminating in Purcell’s famous lament “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas, they’ll also perform excerpts from Cavalli’s opera Didone, and Montéclair’s La Mort de Didon. Harp solos and improvisations...

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10 Mar Dido’s Lament

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The incredible Irish harpist Maria Cleary and brilliant soprano Nell Snaidas join Les Délices for this program that imagines Dido, queen of Carthage, famously deserted by Aeneas. Culminating in Purcell’s famous lament “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas, they’ll also perform excerpts from Cavalli’s opera Didone, and Montéclair’s La Mort de Didon. Harp solos and improvisations plus...

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10 Mar LD@Play: Harp – Instrument of the Angels

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Harp - Instrument of the Angels will feature special guest artist Maria Cleary, introducing improvisation and her incredible harp. This free 45-minute program is geared towards kids aged 5-12, but all are welcome. Registration is recommended.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/1"][button size="large" icon="fa-ticket" target="_blank" text_align="center" text="Register" link="https://lesdelices.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1J00000nChG9UAK"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="16467" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="large"][vc_empty_space height="5px"][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/1-53p60dcwk?t=16s"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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14 Jan Intoxicating

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Wondering what to do on those long, cold nights in your 14th-Century castle? Les Délices is inspired by heady perfumes and strong elixirs in this new Medieval program that seeks to entrance, elevate, and excite the senses. Works by Machaut, Solage, and others with Elena Mullins (soprano), Jason McStoots (tenor), Scott Metcalfe (vielle, harp), Charlie Weaver (lute), and Debra Nagy...

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