2017-18 Season Tag

13 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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13 Jan LD@Play: Medieval Dance Party!

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Come ready to make some noise & wear your dancing shoes!   Join Les Délices for a 45-minute interactive performance-presentation about Medieval Music and Dance around the year 1400! We’ll teach you a medieval dance, and introduce instruments such as the medieval fiddle, gothic harp, recorders, and a soft, buzzy instrument called a douçaine. Consider dressing as a medieval prince or princess and arrive...

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12 Jan LD Steps Out: Intoxicating @ A Place for Us

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free performance of medieval music presented in partnership with A Place for Us, the LGBTQ Senior Housing Community. 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...

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12 Jan LD Steps Out: Intoxicating @ Larchwood Village

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free performance of medieval music presented in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library via their mobile location at Larchwood Village. 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...

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01 Nov LD Steps Out: Myths & Allegories

Rising-star soprano Clara Rottsolk is featured in this program, which was released as Les Délices’ second CD recording in November 2012. Myths & Allegories weaves dramatic depictions of tales from Homer’s Odyssey together with instrumental chamber music inspired by Greek mythology. The hero Ulysses confronts storms at sea, shipwrecks, the tantalizing allure of siren songs, and encounters with the Cyclopes –...

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22 Oct Inspired by Italy

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]In 1700, superstar violinist Arcangelo Corelli published twelve violin sonatas that sparked “Corelli-Mania” all over Europe. In Louis XIV’s France, though, the craze for passionate Italian-style music had to stay under the radar. Les Délices explores the vogue for all things Italian with dazzling, new-to-you music featuring Cleveland’s favorite violinist, Julie Andrijeski. Pre-Concert Lecture by Dr. Georgia Cowart at 3pm.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column...

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21 Oct Inspired by Italy

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]In 1700, superstar violinist Arcangelo Corelli published twelve violin sonatas that sparked “Corelli-Mania” all over Europe. In Louis XIV’s France, though, the craze for passionate Italian-style music had to stay under the radar. Les Délices explores the vogue for all things Italian with dazzling, new-to-you music featuring Cleveland’s favorite violinist, Julie Andrijeski. .[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="16334" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="large"][vc_empty_space height="10"][vc_video...

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20 Oct LD Steps Out: Sterling Branch Library

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free, all-ages program at the Sterling Branch Library. Listen to some fresh, new-to-you Baroque music and learn about our instruments - baroque violin, baroque oboe, viola da gamba, and harpsichord - as we perform and talk about music from our upcoming program, Inspired by Italy. Presented in partnership with Cleveland Public Library.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="16611" border_color="grey" img_link_large=""...

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10 Jul Announcing 2017-18 Community Programs

Do you ever wonder what happens in a musical rehearsal? What about the difference between a piano and harpsichord? Want to see a harp up close and personal? Les Délices is excited to announce free community programs during the 2017-18 season that provide a variety of ways for audiences to experience their music. The LD@Work series provides a fresh perspective on creative...

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04 Jul Announcing an Ambitious 2017-18 Season

Now entering their 9th year, Les Délices is looking forward to an ambitious season complete with multiple Ohio premieres, international guest artists, new venues, and a large-scale collaboration with Quire Cleveland. Known for their creative, original programming, Les Délices (pronounced Lay day-lease) has been recognized as “an early music group with an avant-garde appetite,” whose “concerts and recordings are journeys...

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