"Art often transcends without trying, remaining rooted in its specific regional, topical, or historical niche yet appealing well beyond. A humble central-German cantor became Bach, an observer of social posturing in a narrow slice of the gentry became Austen, an aerosol virtuoso known to tag lower-Manhattan walls became Basquiat. Northeast Ohio’s Les Délices has long been that rarest of beasts: a...

Zachary Lewis spoke with Debra Nagy and longtime Les Délices violinist Julie Andrijeski for this feature for Cleveland.com. "While many early-music groups have struggled in the search for a new normal, Les Delices already has found and avidly pursued its future. The result is “Embracing Change,” a new season of four online programs featuring considered, creative blends of music and video. 'We...

Les Délices Artistic Director Debra Nagy and Bewitched soprano Hannah De Priest joined ClevelandClassical contributor Jarrett Hoffman for a chat "about the experience of recording in person at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights, stepping into the shoes and the vocal cords of those morally ambiguous witches, the role of gender in these stories, favorite Halloween costumes, and one or two...

At Les Délices, it has been my practice to put hours – weeks, months – of research and thought into the programs I develop. It has been my goal for everything I do to be of impeccable quality.  I have been struggling to draft a statement that addresses the unconscionable violence, hate, and health disparities being experienced by Black Americans right...

Are you looking for something to do this July to get out of the heat and into some music?  You'll have two chances to find us in Northeast Ohio.  We hope to see you at one of both of these! From the Ground Up! Our last Akron Children's Museum concert was in chilly January 2019 Bring your kids and join us for From...