Artists, News & Reviews / 25.02.2020

Tenor Jason McStoots is a beloved, long-time collaborator who will not only perform the character of The Prince in Les Délices' upcoming productions of Into the Labyrinth and The White Cat, but will also serve as Stage Director. In addition to his performing career, McStoots is an experienced stage director and dedicated educator. He has stage directed operas with the Connecticut...

News & Reviews / 24.02.2020

This April, Les Délices and a team of fabulous collaborators will create The White Cat, a fairytale-based opera inspired by Baroque entertainments and based on the story by 17th-century author Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy. Who is d'Aulnoy and what is The White Cat about? Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy In the world of fairytales, d'Aulnoy is probably the most important writer you've never heard of. She literally invented the...

News & Reviews / 21.02.2020

[caption id="attachment_17779" align="alignleft" width="183"] The King puppet designed by Ian Petroni, illustrated by Nina Huryn[/caption] We're incredibly excited to be premiering The White Cat, a new pastiche entertainment based on Marie-Catherine D'Aulnoy's 17th-century fairytale, April 23-26, 2020 in 6 performances in Akron, Cleveland, and Beachwood, OH. It will be a feast for the eyes, the ears, and the imagination. Enjoy this FIRST...

News & Reviews / 02.02.2020

Acclaimed Cleveland-based Baroque chamber ensemble Les Délices will conclude their 2019-20 Season with an ambitious new multi-media production called Into the Labyrinth. An abbreviated matinee version of the production, called The White Cat, will also be offered and will include pre- and post-performance activities geared specifically toward families. In both versions, Les Délices masterfully combines music, puppetry, and gorgeous visuals to...

/ 19.01.2019

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] UPDATE: Due to winter storms, we must cancel this event. Please join us in April for The Elements! LD@Play is Les Délices’ series of family-oriented programs at 3pm on Saturdays at the BOP STOP. These free interactive programs last 45 minutes and are designed children aged 5-12. Come early to do some program-related coloring,...

/ 17.01.2019

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free family-friendly performance of medieval music presented at West Park Branch Library in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. Grab a seat – or on a spot on the floor – and enjoy this introduction to medieval songs and instruments! Featuring music from the recently-discovered Leuven Songbook (c. 1470)...

/ 15.01.2019

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free family-friendly performance of medieval music presented at South Branch Library in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. Grab a seat – or on a spot on the floor – and enjoy this introduction to medieval songs and instruments! Featuring music from the recently-discovered Leuven Songbook (c. 1470) with...

/ 15.01.2019

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free family-friendly performance of medieval music presented at Collinwood Branch Library in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. Grab a seat – or on a spot on the floor – and enjoy this introduction to medieval songs and instruments! Featuring music from the recently-discovered Leuven Songbook (c. 1470) with...

/ 08.06.2018

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free performance of medieval music presented in partnership with A Place for Us, the LGBTQ Senior Housing Community. Wondering what to do on those long, cold nights in your 14th-Century castle? Les Délices is inspired by heady perfumes and strong elixirs in this new Medieval program that seeks to entrance, elevate, and excite the senses. Works by...

/ 08.06.2018

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]LD Steps Out with a free performance of medieval music presented at Judson Park Manor in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. Wondering what to do on those long, cold nights in your 14th-Century castle? Les Délices is inspired by heady perfumes and strong elixirs in this new Medieval program that seeks to entrance, elevate, and excite the senses. Works by Machaut,...