Women of Genius

Virtual Concert Hall

Les Délices honors Women’s History Month by celebrating the contributions of remarkably accomplished, creative women in 17th and 18th century France. Challenging the notion of the isolated “genius,” we’ll reveal the histories of female poets, performers, and composers who not...

Machaut’s Lai of the Fountain

Virtual Concert Hall

Guillaume de Machaut’s flowing melodies become brilliant rainbows when refracted into three-voice canons in his Lai of the Fountain. Works by Johannes Ciconia and others aid our exploration of the Medieval garden’s subtle beauty in this collaboration with Blue Heron....

Passion & Promise Virtual Benefit

Help seed Les Délices’ future at our 2021 virtual benefit. We’ll be streaming LIVE from Cleveland’s BOP STOP to bring you exciting new performances and interactive fun as we celebrate the accomplishments of an unparalleled year! 7:30pm Exclusive Zoom Cocktail...

Song of Orpheus

Baritone Jonathan Woody and soprano Hannah De Priest recount the story of Orpheus’ descent to the underworld, his charming of Hades, and his attempt to bring Eurydice back to the land of the living in rarely-heard cantatas by Jean-Philippe Rameau...

Winds of Change

Virtuoso flutist Emi Ferguson joins Les Délices for a program of riveting chamber works from the eve of the French and Haitian Revolutions. Inspired by philosophical ideals of liberty and equality and early abolitionist writing, we pair works by Joseph...

Noel, Noel

One of Les Délices' best-loved virtual concerts from 2020-21 returns just in time for the holidays! Noel, Noel blends heartfelt Carols with both classic and contemporary poetry read by longtime Cleveland radio and TV host Dee Perry to create an...

The Highland Lassie

Evoking the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills, this program of Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources crosses boundaries from folk to art music and from the alehouse to the salon. Premiering in time...

LIVE PERFORMANCES: Of Gods & Heroes

Ancient Greek myth presents the opportunity to lose ourselves in a magical world. In the world of myth, the stakes are high and the rewards even higher; the heroes, heroines, and villains - with their unsurpassed beauty and fatal flaws...

Of Gods & Heroes (digital release)

Ancient Greek myth presents the opportunity to lose ourselves in a magical world. In the world of myth, the stakes are high and the rewards even higher; the heroes, heroines, and villains - with their unsurpassed beauty and fatal flaws...

LIVE PERFORMANCES: The White Cat

An enchanting musical fairytale for all ages with dance, puppets, and projected imagery based on Catherine D’Aulnoy’s 17th C feminist retelling of Puss in Boots. Original libretto by Larry Rosenwald (Guggenheim Award winner 2020) with music by Lully, Couperin, Marais,...

The White Cat (digital release)

Marquee TV

A Baroque opera pastiche with puppets and projected imagery based on Catherine D’Aulnoy’s 17th C feminist retelling of Puss in Boots. Original libretto by Larry Rosenwald (Guggenheim Award winner 2020) with music by Lully, Couperin, Marais, and others. A filmed version of the concert will be released on Marquee TV on April 28th.

Spring Soirée

The BOP Stop 2920 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH

Join us for our Spring Soirée, a lively celebration and benefit concert to support Les Délices' upcoming season! Attend in person to enjoy food, beverage, and reunion with friends, or watch the concert via livestream at home. All friends of...