The Highland Lassie

Christ Presbyterian Church 530 West Tuscarawas St West, Canton, OH

Christ Presbyterian Church of Canton, Ohio presents Les Délices' The Highland Lassie, a program that evokes the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills. Soprano Elena Mullins sings tales of love and loss including “Barbara Allen” and Robert Burns’ famous “A red, red rose" along with more Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources.

The Highland Lassie

Dunham Tavern Museum 6709 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio

Live at Cleveland's Dunham Tavern, Les Délices presents two special performances of The Highland Lassie, a program that evokes the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills. Soprano Elena Mullins sings tales of love and loss including “Barbara Allen” and Robert Burns’ famous “A red, red rose" along with more Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources.

The Highland Lassie

Dunham Tavern Museum 6709 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio

Live at Cleveland's Dunham Tavern, Les Délices presents two special performances of The Highland Lassie, a program that evokes the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills. Soprano Elena Mullins sings tales of love and loss including “Barbara Allen” and Robert Burns’ famous “A red, red rose" along with more Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources.

The Highland Lassie

Firelands Presbyterian Church 2626 E East Harbor Road, Port Clinton, OH

Live in Port Clinton, The Highland Lassie evokes the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills. Soprano Elena Mullins sings tales of love and loss including “Barbara Allen” and Robert Burns’ famous “A red, red rose" along with more Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources.

SalonEra: The Musicians of the Ospedali

In the 18th century, the orphaned girls of the Ospedali were unlikely stars in the rich musical firmament of Venice. And yet, tourists and luminaries alike crowded into their concerts, with writers like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Charles Burney remarking on their sophisticated and touching performances. SalonEra delves into the fascinating history of Venice’s Ospedali with baritone/scholar Lisandro Abadie as our enthusiastic guide. Archival performances including an all-woman rendition of Vivaldi’s Gloria from Early Music Vancouver round out this unique episode.

Winds of Change

Akron Public Library 60 S. High St, Akron, OH

Les Délices’ acclaimed concert Winds of Change leaps from the screen to the stage this October featuring virtuoso flutist Emi Ferguson. Join Les Délices for this all-instrumental 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 Classical Era works by Joseph Bologne Chevalier de St. Georges and Luigi Boccherini with Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume’s commission A Journey to Freedom.

Winds of Change

Church of the Covenant 11205 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH

Les Délices’ acclaimed concert Winds of Change leaps from the screen to the stage this October featuring virtuoso flutist Emi Ferguson. Join Les Délices for this all-instrumental 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 Classical Era works by Joseph Bologne Chevalier de St. Georges and Luigi Boccherini with Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume’s commission A Journey to Freedom.

Winds of Change

West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church 20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River

Les Délices’ acclaimed concert Winds of Change leaps from the screen to the stage this October featuring virtuoso flutist Emi Ferguson. Join Les Délices for this all-instrumental 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 Classical Era works by Joseph Bologne Chevalier de St. Georges and Luigi Boccherini with Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume’s commission A Journey to Freedom.

The Poet & The Prodigy

Cirigliano Studio Theatre 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, OH

Les Délices Artistic Director Debra Nagy, "a baroque oboist of consummate taste and expressivity” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), teams up with acclaimed harpsichordist Mark Edwards in this new program that explores fascinating connections between the musical poetry of François Couperin and the profound expression of J.S. Bach.

The Poet & The Prodigy

First Lutheran Church 1019 West Fifth Street, Lorain, OH

Les Délices Artistic Director Debra Nagy, "a baroque oboist of consummate taste and expressivity” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), teams up with acclaimed harpsichordist Mark Edwards in this new program that explores fascinating connections between the musical poetry of François Couperin and the profound expression of J.S. Bach.

SalonEra: Harmonie

When it comes to understanding what music of the past may have sounded like, original instruments can sometimes be our best teachers. Host Debra Nagy draws from “her rolodex of superb musicians” for this episode that puts special focus on woodwinds in the Classical era. Chamber music for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn by Mozart, Reicha, Krommer, and others reflect shifting aesthetic values, experimental technologies, and newfound virtuosity.

Rejoice: Bach Cantatas for Advent

Disciples Christian Church 3663 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH

By turns joyous and introspective, virtuosic and lyrical, Bach’s brilliant Advent cantatas Schwingt freudig euch empor (BWV 36) and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (BWV 62) pair heartfelt sacred texts with soaring strings, brilliant oboes, and the crystalline texture of one-per-part voices. An all-star cast of vocalists and period instrumentalists brings Bach’s unique compositional voice to vivid life. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Bach’s cantatas live in Cleveland!