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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 favorite soprano Clara Rottsolk 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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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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20 Jul 2016-17: Les Délices’ 8th Season

Now entering their 8th Season, Les Délices is looking forward to shaking things up with some significant departures from the ensemble’s core Baroque repertory in the coming year. 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 of discovery” (New...

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