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 / 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 "...

/ 07.10.2018

[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]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...

/ 06.10.2018

[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]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...

/ 05.10.2018

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Presented by Early Music in Columbus 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....

/ 04.10.2018

[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]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...

/ 03.10.2018

[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]The LD@Work series provides a fresh perspective on creative artists’ process: people can simply drop in to these informal, working rehearsals as we prepare for public concerts. Repeated listening also provides additional insight into the music. Join us as we prepare for the weekend's Mozart in Paris-Part 2 concerts. Discover the delights of chamber...

/ 29.09.2018

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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...

News & Reviews / 26.09.2018

[caption id="attachment_16785" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sylvia Berry at the Broadwood Piano (1806)[/caption] A tenth anniversary is a big deal, and the Cleveland-based period instrument ensemble Les Délices will celebrate that milestone in style. “We’ve got a lot of things going on over the next two weeks,” Les Délices founder and artistic director Debra Nagy said during a telephone conversation. The festivities will kick off on...