News & Reviews / 23.02.2016

Thematically cohesive and stocked with immaculate performances, the brief program did more than just relate the legends of Icarus and Phaeton and how they were doomed by their ambitions. It reminded listeners of the ongoing success that Les Delices represents in the world of Baroque music. Also on display: the group's knack for picking great guests. In Canadian soprano Shannon Mercer, the...

News & Reviews / 20.01.2016

Recitals that feature duo-harpsichordists are rare enough treats, but the program of French baroque music that Michael Sponseller and Jacob Street played on Les Délices’ series at The Galleries at Cleveland State University on Saturday evening, January 16, was an extraordinary tasting menu of twenty opera-related delights. These ranged from the ancien cuisine music of Jean-Baptiste Lully and Marin Marais to...

News & Reviews / 01.06.2015

  Galante Experiments: Les Délices in “The Age of Indulgence” at Plymouth Church (Nov. 8) Les Délices continues to explore French Rococo music in two “Age of Indulgence” concerts French dances and more: “Toutes Suites” with Les Délices on LCCC Signature Series (September 24) Les Délices to open the LCCC Signature Series on September 24 Les Délices’s “The Angel and the Devil” at Plymouth Church...

News & Reviews / 01.05.2014

Les Délices’ new program The Leading Man features the unique voice and dynamic stage-presence of tenor Jason McStoots, who performs feats of musical heroism, absurdist comedy, and ravishing beauty in this program of operatic excerpts by Lully, Boismortier, Leclair, and Rameau. Les Délices performs at William Busta Gallery on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00pm, and in Herr Chapel at...