Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

Les Délices: Let the Heavens Rejoice

Les Délices and our region’s premier chamber choir, Quire Cleveland, join forces for an exciting program of French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra. Resplendent, rarely-heard works by Rameau and Mondonville – plus the modern premiere of a solo for tenor with orchestra – make this a concert not to be missed! 

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Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Les Délices: Let the Heavens Rejoice

Les Délices and our region’s premier chamber choir, Quire Cleveland, join forces for an exciting program of French Baroque music for chorus and orchestra. Resplendent, rarely-heard works by Rameau and Mondonville – plus the modern premiere of a solo for tenor with orchestra – make this a concert not to be missed! Three performances in Willoughby Hills, Cleveland, and Shaker Heights.

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Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

Byron Schenkman & Friends

A festive evening of virtuoso sonatas and concertos for baroque winds, strings, and harpsichord. Works by Vivaldi include his “Goldfinch” Concerto and sonatas for flute, oboe, and violin. Also included are works by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Anna Bon, and George Frideric Handel.

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Apr
21
8:00 PM20:00

Byron Schenkman & Friends

We are thrilled to bring a festive evening of virtuoso sonatas and concertos for baroque winds, strings, and harpsichord. Works by Vivaldi include his “Goldfinch” Concerto and sonatas for flute, oboe, and violin. Also included are works by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Anna Bon, and George Frideric Handel.

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Apr
8
1:30 PM13:30

Les Délices: Fated Lovers

Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Just as in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, true love sometimes ends with the ultimate sacrifice. Two evocative cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (Pyrame et Thisbé and Héro et Leandre) and excerpts from Rameau’s groundbreaking opera Hippolyte et Aricie relate the timeless tales of star-crossed lovers in this new program featuring acclaimed soprano Clara Rot tsolk (“supple and stylish…unflaggingly attractive” – Gramophone) and tenor Jason McStoots (“an exquisite singer and a fine actor, rounding out heartfelt performances with meaningful gestures and facial expressions” – Cleveland Plain Dealer).

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Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

Les Délices: Fated Lovers

Presented by Miller Theater

Just as in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, true love sometimes ends with the ultimate sacrifice. Two evocative cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (Pyrame et Thisbé and Héro et Leandre) and excerpts from Rameau’s groundbreaking opera Hippolyte et Aricie relate the timeless tales of star-crossed lovers in this new program featuring acclaimed soprano Clara Rot tsolk (“supple and stylish…unflaggingly attractive” – Gramophone) and tenor Jason McStoots (“an exquisite singer and a fine actor, rounding out heartfelt performances with meaningful gestures and facial expressions” – Cleveland Plain Dealer).

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Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Les Délices: Fated Lovers

Presented by Early Music at St. James

Just as in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, true love sometimes ends with the ultimate sacrifice. Two evocative cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (Pyrame et Thisbé and Héro et Leandre) and excerpts from Rameau’s groundbreaking opera Hippolyte et Aricie relate the timeless tales of star-crossed lovers in this new program featuring acclaimed soprano Clara Rot tsolk (“supple and stylish…unflaggingly attractive” – Gramophone) and tenor Jason McStoots (“an exquisite singer and a fine actor, rounding out heartfelt performances with meaningful gestures and facial expressions” – Cleveland Plain Dealer).

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Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Les Délices: Dido's Lament

The incredible Irish harpist Maria Cleary and favorite soprano Clara Rottsolk join Les Délices for this program that imagines Dido, queen of Carthage, famously deserted by Aeneas. Culminating in Purcell’s famous lament “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas, they’ll also perform excerpts from Cavalli’s opera Didone, and Montéclair’s La Mort de Didon. Harp solos and improvisations plus chamber music by Purcell complete the program.

Pre-Concert Lecture at 3pm by Dr. Susan McClary.

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Mar
10
8:00 PM20:00

Les Délices: Dido's Lament

The incredible Irish harpist Maria Cleary and favorite soprano Clara Rottsolk join Les Délices for this program that imagines Dido, queen of Carthage, famously deserted by Aeneas. Culminating in Purcell’s famous lament “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas, they’ll also perform excerpts from Cavalli’s opera Didone, and Montéclair’s La Mort de Didon. Harp solos and improvisations plus chamber music by Purcell complete the program.

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