Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Les Délices: The Elements

Les Délices completes their 10th Anniversary season with ground-breaking music from the 18th and 21st centuries that depicts the chaos of creation and the four elements of water, fire, earth, and wind. The program pairs Les Délices’ own arrangement of Jean-Féry Rebel’s The Elements with a newly commissioned, nature-inspired work for period instruments by young composer Theo Chandler.

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Apr
6
8:00 PM20:00

Les Délices: The Elements

Les Délices caps off their 10th Anniversary season with ground-breaking music depicting the chaos of creation and the elements of water, fire, earth, and air. Beginning with Les Délices’ new arrangement of Jean-Féry Rebel’s remarkable tone poem Les Elemens (1737) and culminating in the world premiere of Theo Chandler’s gestural and coloristic response, The Elements (2019), this dynamic program explores 18th-century ideas about the natural order while expanding the sound palette for period instruments. Evocative musical representations of natural and man-made disasters by Jean-Philippe Rameau complete the program.

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Apr
7
4:00 PM16:00

Les Délices: The Elements

Les Délices caps off their 10th Anniversary season with ground-breaking music depicting the chaos of creation and the elements of water, fire, earth, and air. Beginning with Les Délices’ new arrangement of Jean-Féry Rebel’s remarkable tone poem Les Elemens (1737) and culminating in the world premiere of Theo Chandler’s gestural and coloristic response, The Elements (2019), this dynamic program explores 18th-century ideas about the natural order while expanding the sound palette for period instruments. Evocative musical representations of natural and man-made disasters by Jean-Philippe Rameau complete the program.

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Feb
24
3:00 PM15:00

Les Délices: Songs without Words

Five Boroughs Music Festival presents Les Délices’ Baroque-Jazz fusion program Songs without Words.

Songs without Words takes the adaptation of 17th Century songs for instruments as its point of departure and brings the concept into the 20th Century with torch songs and jazz standards arranged and improvised by the ensemble. Music by baroque composers Lambert, Lully, and Marais is heard alongside tunes by Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Stephen Sondheim, and more in this program of timeless melodies and inspired improvisations. Cleveland’s Plain Dealer commented, “Mixing old and new numbers freely, the ensemble liberated the music of both eras, creating a kind of conversation across the centuries.”

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Feb
23
7:30 PM19:30

Les Délices: Songs without Words

Five Boroughs Music Festival presents Les Délices’ Baroque-Jazz fusion program Songs without Words.

Songs without Words takes the adaptation of 17th Century songs for instruments as its point of departure and brings the concept into the 20th Century with torch songs and jazz standards arranged and improvised by the ensemble. Music by baroque composers Lambert, Lully, and Marais is heard alongside tunes by Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Stephen Sondheim, and more in this program of timeless melodies and inspired improvisations. Cleveland’s Plain Dealer commented, “Mixing old and new numbers freely, the ensemble liberated the music of both eras, creating a kind of conversation across the centuries.”

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Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Les Délices: Songs without Words

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Les Délices presents their popular Baroque-Jazz Crossover program Songs without Words for Providence College.

Songs without Words takes the adaptation of 17th Century songs for instruments as its point of departure and brings the concept into the 20th Century with torch songs and jazz standards arranged and improvised by the ensemble. Music by baroque composers Lambert, Lully, and Marais is heard alongside tunes by Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Stephen Sondheim, and more in this program of timeless melodies and inspired improvisations. Cleveland’s Plain Dealer commented, “Mixing old and new numbers freely, the ensemble liberated the music of both eras, creating a kind of conversation across the centuries.”

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Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

Handel & Haydn Society

Harry Christophers, conductor
Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader
Mireille Asselin, soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano
Jeremy Budd, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
H+H Orchestra and Chorus

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, Turkish
Haydn: Symphony No. 99
Haydn: Mass in B-Flat Major, Harmoniemesse

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Jan
25
7:30 PM19:30

Handel & Haydn Society

Harry Christophers, conductor
Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader
Mireille Asselin, soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano
Jeremy Budd, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
H+H Orchestra and Chorus

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, Turkish
Haydn: Symphony No. 99
Haydn: Mass in B-Flat Major, Harmoniemesse

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Jan
20
4:00 PM16:00

Les Délices: The Leuven Songbook

The 15th Century’s most popular songs and unique works from the recently-discovered The Leuven Songbook trace the highs and lows of Medieval love and loss. Produced in collaboration with Chicago’s renowned Newberry Consort, the program includes projected images from The Leuven Songbook, supertitles, and gorgeous manuscript illuminations – all accompanied by our spectacular group of singers, medieval strings, and winds.


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Jan
19
8:00 PM20:00

Les Délices: The Leuven Songbook

The 15th Century’s most popular songs and unique works from the recently-discovered The Leuven Songbook trace the highs and lows of Medieval love and loss. Produced in collaboration with Chicago’s renowned Newberry Consort, the program includes projected images from The Leuven Songbook, supertitles, and gorgeous manuscript illuminations – all accompanied by our spectacular group of singers, medieval strings, and winds.


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Jan
19
3:00 PM15:00

LD@Play: Songbooks & Storytelling

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, have a drink or a snack, and settle in for a fun musical afternoon!

SONGBOOKS & STORYTELLING – CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE!

Enjoy music from a recently-discovered 15th Century songbook, learn about medieval instruments, and choose your own adventure as we tell your new story in medieval song.

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Jan
18
7:30 PM19:30

Les Délices: The Leuven Songbook

The 15th Century’s most popular songs and unique works from the recently-discovered The Leuven Songbook trace the highs and lows of Medieval love and loss. Produced in collaboration with Chicago’s renowned Newberry Consort, the program includes projected images from The Leuven Songbook, supertitles, and gorgeous manuscript illuminations – all accompanied by our spectacular group of singers, medieval strings, and winds.


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