/ 16.01.2020

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Artists, News & Reviews / 04.01.2020

Scott Metcalfe, director of Boston’s Blue Heron, was kind enough to answer some questions to give us a sneak peek behind the curtain at what goes into creating a concert like January's Lessons in Love (click here for tickets and performance information). This concert marks the third time that Les Délices has teamed up with Boston’s Blue Heron to present Medieval music...

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 / 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...

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...