Les Délices News

News & Reviews / 25.12.2019

January’s concert, Lessons in Love (click here for tickets and performance information), marks the third time that Les Délices has teamed up with Boston’s Blue Heron to present Medieval music in Cleveland. Late-medieval music is a second specialty for both Les Délices director Debra Nagy and Blue Heron director Scott Metcalfe. Les Délices first collaborated with Blue Heron in 2014...

Press / 08.12.2019

LES DÉLICES COMBINES FRENCH BAROQUE LOVE SONGS WITH JAZZ STANDARDS CREATING A “CONVERSATION ACROSS THE CENTURIES,” MARCH 6-8, 2020 Praise for Songs without Words “Les Délices has interwoven pop, jazz, and Baroque music in a coherent, meaningful, and dazzling fashion.” – ClevelandClassical.com “a fun, engaging and incredibly well-realized album. Lennon and McCartney's 'Michelle' and Erroll Garner's 'Misty' have never sounded so classy.” –...

Artists, News & Reviews / 27.10.2019

This November's Mozart and Beethoven Quintet concert brings us a great opportunity to invite four world-class performers to join us. We've enjoyed the chance to introduce them to you, and to get to know them better ourselves, through these featurettes leading up to the concert. If you don't have your tickets yet, you can find them on our website: https://www.lesdelices.org/event/mozart-beethoven-quintets/ This week, we'd...

Press / 23.10.2019

ZEN PHILOSOPHY RESONATES IN MEDIEVAL MUSIC ABOUT COURTLY LOVE IN JANUARY 2020 CONCERTS BY LES DÉLICES “Excellent…commendable ease, understanding and expressiveness…fascinating glimpses into a sophisticated musical world that treated its subjects with wit, humor and grace. And more than being merely historically intriguing, the music was lovely to listen to.” - Daniel Hathaway, Cleveland Classical   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Poets and musicians in 14th Century...

Artists, News & Reviews / 13.10.2019

This November's Mozart and Beethoven Quintet concert brings us a great opportunity to invite four world-class performers to join us. We'll be featuring them here over the next several weeks leading up to the concert so you have a chance to get to know them before hearing them perform! If you don't have your tickets yet, you can find them on...

Artists, News & Reviews / 12.10.2019

This November's Mozart and Beethoven Quintet concert brings us a great opportunity to invite four world-class performers to join us. We'll be featuring them here over the next several weeks leading up to the concert so you have a chance to get to know them before hearing them perform! If you don't have your tickets yet, you can find them on...

Artists, News & Reviews / 12.10.2019

This November's Mozart and Beethoven Quintet concert brings us a great opportunity to invite four world-class performers to join us. We'll be featuring them here over the next several weeks leading up to the concert so you have a chance to get to know them before hearing them perform! If you don't have your tickets yet, you can find them on...

News & Reviews, Press / 08.10.2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2019 - Acclaimed early music ensemble Les Délices, under the artistic direction of Debra Nagy, will bring a little-known 17th-century fairytale to life for Northeast Ohio audiences in April 2020 as a winning project of the 2019 Knight Arts Challenge Akron. Their innovative, multi-media production featuring music, puppetry, and visual display was one of sixteen projects to receive...

Artists, News & Reviews / 20.09.2019

Les Délices hosted our annual benefit event this past September.  All the Pleasures was a celebration of the wonderful pursuits that make our lives a little brighter.  Beautiful music accompanied delicious food and fine conversation at the Shaker Heights Country Club. For this performance, Elena Mullins delighted audiences as La Musique from Charpentier's Les Arts Florissants, sang about Crème Brulée, and she...

Artists, News & Reviews / 13.09.2019

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 will be...