[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYqe7CePcuQ&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Daniel Swenberg, a specialist in Renaissance and Baroque lutes, theorbos, Baroque and 19th-century guitars, and Baroque mandolino, is one of the featured artists for Les Délices' upcoming Concert Series film, The Highland Lassie, (premiering this Thursday!) One of the instruments he plays in this program of 18th century Scottish songs and reels is the English guittar. Though not frequently heard these days,...

LES DÉLICES CREATES THE WHITE CAT, A FAMILY-FRIENDLY BAROQUE SPECTACULAR APRIL 1-3, 2022 January 20, 2022, Cleveland, OH -  This April, Les Délices will present four live performances of The White Cat, an enchanting musical fairytale with dance, puppets, and projected imagery. Originally scheduled for the 2019-2020 season, this wholly original baroque spectacular will be performed on Friday, April 1st, 2022 at the Akron-Summit County Public Library and April...

ACCLAIMED POET DAVE LUCAS JOINS AS NARRATOR FOR LIVE PERFORMANCES OF "OF GODS & HEROES" FEB 25-27, 2022 January 18, 2022, Cleveland, OH -  Cleveland chamber ensemble Les Délices announces the addition of acclaimed Cleveland poet Dave Lucas to its upcoming program Of Gods & Heroes, February 25 & 26 at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights and February 27 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church...

Poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) remains so beloved that over two hundred years after his death, he was voted Greatest Scot by the Scottish public in a 2009 national poll. Burns achieved eminence in his lifetime and beyond by embracing and expounding upon traditional Scots culture. Celebrated annually on January 25th, Burns Day toasts the man whose poetry, marked by extraordinary...

Winds of Change (premiering November 18th on Marquee TV) features the World Premiere of a new commission for Les Délices by Sydney Guillaume, but that's not the only premiere included in this dynamic new concert film. It also includes the premiere of a new arrangement of Chevalier de St. Georges' unpublished sonata for flute and harp, reimagined by LD Artistic Director Debra Nagy as a quartet for...

OCTOBER 27, 2021 - Evoking the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills, acclaimed Cleveland chamber ensemble Les Délices premieres The Highland Lassie on January 20, 2022 on Marquee TV. A gorgeous new program of Scots songs and reels, The Highland Lassie celebrates the permeable borders between folk song and art song, between country dance and cotillion. This virtual concert remains available on-demand through February 19.   With their haunting melodies, budding...

From ClevelandClassical.com: "Les Délices has allowed us an advance look at the first full video program of its new season, Song of Orpheus, which will debut online Thursday, October 7 and remain available on demand through November 6. The Orpheus myth inspired French Baroque composers Jean-Philippe Rameau and Philippe Courbois to write expressive solo cantatas about the famous Greek musician-poet and his futile attempts...

"Song of Orpheus is the newest streaming program by the Cleveland-based Les Délices. It revels in the enduring myth, one that continues to be visited over the centuries by composers across the musical spectrum. The music is beautiful and speaks for itself. French Baroque rarities by Rameau, Dandrieu and Courbois dance with subdued, exuberant and often tremulous elegance around the...

LES DÉLICES' "WINNING" HOLIDAY CONCERT COMES TO MARQUEE TV FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER! OCTOBER 11, 2021 - Described by viewers as, “superb” and “the best holiday concert of the year,” Les Délices will re-release Noel, Noel this December via Marquee TV, our new streaming partner. Available for the full month of December, Noel, Noel is an hour-long concert film pairing original arrangements of early...

THREE PREMIERES FEATURED IN LES DÉLICES' WINDS OF CHANGE, COMING NOV. 18TH TO MARQUEE TV SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 - Inspired by the philosophies that sparked the French and Haitian Revolutions at the end of the 18th century, acclaimed Cleveland chamber ensemble Les Délices’ newest online concert Winds of Change celebrates freedom of expression and elevates marginalized voices with three premieres. The program premieres November 18th on Marquee...