Les Délices News

Artists, News & Reviews / 30.08.2019

     On September 28, Les Délices will host our annual benefit event.  This year, the event is titled All the Pleasures, and will be a celebration of all the wonderful pursuits that make our lives a little brighter.  Beautiful music will accompany delicious food and fine conversation music in the lovely setting of the Shaker Heights Country Club.  There...

Artists, News & Reviews / 24.08.2019

     On September 28, Les Délices will host our annual benefit event.  This year, the event is titled All the Pleasures, and will be a celebration of all the wonderful pursuits that make our lives a little brighter.  Beautiful music will accompany delicious food and fine conversation music in the lovely setting of the Shaker Heights Country Club.  There...

News & Reviews / 07.08.2019

Gerry Fathauer is one of our newest board members at Les Délices, and we are thrilled to have her on our team!  She first found us through Sheryl Hoffmann who did some pro bono philanthropy consulting for us and who introduced Gerry to our director Debra Nagy.  After coming to concerts as a season ticket holder and getting to know...

Press / 05.08.2019

LES DÉLICES OPENS 11TH SEASON With Mozart and Beethoven Quintets November 1-3, 2019 PROGRAM FEATURES INTERNATIONAL GUESTS AND ACCLAIMED AMERICAN FORTEPIANIST SYLVIA BERRY     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2019 – Les Délices (pronounced Lay day-lease), Cleveland’s premier early music ensemble led by artistic director Debra Nagy, opens their 2019-20 concert season on November 1-3 with Mozart & Beethoven Quintets, featuring top period-woodwind specialists from the U.S. and Europe and acclaimed American fortepianist Sylvia Berry. Mozart called his Quintet K. 452 for piano and winds “the best thing I...

News & Reviews, Press / 01.07.2019

Read our season press release, hot off the presses! LES DÉLICES’ 2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON   FEATURES ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS   Les Délices, Cleveland’s premier early music chamber ensemble, announces details for their 2019-20 Season, which includes exciting international collaborations, the creation of a new cross-disciplinary entertainment based on Aesop’s Fables and 17th Century French fairytales, and increased community outreach initiatives. Known for their creative, original programming, Les Délices (pronounced Lay day-lease) has been...

News & Reviews, Press / 11.06.2019

Thank you for a wonderful season in Akron, Cleveland, and beyond! Check out photos and wonderful reviews from our 10th Anniversary season! [gallery ids="17108,17141,17112,17110,17114,17111,17113"] Mozart in Paris: Part 2, October 2018 "The large audience responded to the splendid playing during this well-planned, 90-minute travelogue with a long ovation." (Read More)   Charpentier's Midnight Mass, December 2018 "...

News & Reviews, Press / 15.12.2018

Released on Navona Recordings on Nov 8, 2018, our latest CD Songs without Words has been garnering some great reviews! "It’s difficult to describe the sense of surprise and pleasure you experience switching back and forth between genres and still feeling entirely at home. It’s like meeting a row of strangers — all ages, from different walks of life — and...

News & Reviews / 11.10.2018

From ClevelandClassical.com: Les Délices, who devoted a program last season to Mozart’s earlier and happier visit in 1763-1764, updated his Parisian saga last weekend in four concerts featuring fortepianist Sylvia Berry. The performances launched the tenth season of one of Northeast Ohio’s most distinguished ensembles. The large audience responded to the splendid playing during this well-planned, 90-minute travelogue with a long ovation....

News & Reviews / 26.09.2018

Les Delices expands its palette with eclectic 10th anniversary season "We've far exceeded my expectations," Nagy said. "At first, I was just trying to make a musical home for myself. But it's become much more than that. Now it's about sharing with the community." The truth of that claim is easy to verify. Look no further than Nagy's plans for the 2018-19...