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August 2018

LD Steps Out: Harris Stanton Gallery

Les Délices will perform at Harris Stanton Gallery (2301 W. Market Street) in a special music and art open house from 11:30am-1:00pm. Visitors can stop by to enjoy Les Délices’ music and take in the gallery’s exhibition An American City: Life in America, A Group Exhibition, which opens on August 16 as part of FRONT art festival presented throughout the…

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LD Steps Out: Akron Public Library

Join us for this informal pop-up concert in the library’s High Street lobby that allows guests of all ages to listen to, learn about, and experience Baroque music and period instruments in a casual setting. This performance previews the group’s upcoming 10th Anniversary Season, which includes a new four-concert series at Akron’s Holy Trinity Lutheran Church beginning in October. Known…

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October 2018

Mozart in Paris-Part 2

Mozart in Paris–Part 2 features acclaimed American fortepianist Sylvia Berry in a brand new program for oboe, strings that offers audiences a new perspective on the famous composer. Les Délices creates a context for Mozart’s time in the City of Light by setting his works alongside those composers whose music was all the rage. Discover an 18th-century arrangement of Mozart’s…

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December 2018

Charpentier’s Midnight Mass

Beloved carols are at the core of this beautiful and jubilant concert presented in collaboration with Quire Cleveland with guest conductor Eric Milnes. French noëls are heard throughout Charpentier’s beloved Midnight Mass, which is featured alongside his celebratory Dialogue between the Angels and the Shepherds.

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January 2019

LD Steps Out: Akron Children’s Museum

LD Steps Out with a free family-friendly performance of medieval music presented  in partnership with the Akron Children's Museum. Grab a seat – or on a spot on the floor – and enjoy this introduction to medieval songs and instruments! The program is FREE with museum admission. Featuring music from the recently-discovered Leuven Songbook (c. 1470) with Jason McStoots (tenor), Debra…

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The Leuven Songbook

Diminutive, precious, and sometimes highly decorated, songbooks were the mix-tapes of their day. Compiled with care for a specific individual, they not only included popular songs but also totally unique works. Les Délices brings the music and images from the recently-discovered Leuven Songbook to vivid life in this multimedia program including gorgeous projected manuscript images and supertitles. Produced in collaboration with…

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March 2019

Mozart in Paris

Don’t miss our only Ohio-area performance in 2018-19 of this popular program presented by Music from the Western Reserve!

With plentiful performance opportunities and a booming market for published music, Europe’s most fashionable city should have been ripe for the young Mozart’s picking! But the strong-willed, young composer lost out when he refused to network with influential people or accommodate French tastes. Montreal-based cellist Elinor Frey joins Les Délices for this special program that pairs chamber music by Mozart for oboe & strings with Paris’s toasts of the town – Boccherini, Gluck, and more.

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April 2019

The Elements

Les Délices completes their 10th Anniversary season with ground-breaking music from the 18th and 21st centuries that depicts the chaos of creation and the four elements of water, fire, earth, and wind. The program pairs Les Délices’ own arrangement of Jean-Féry Rebel’s The Elements with a newly commissioned, nature-inspired work for period instruments by young composer Theo Chandler.

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