/ 18.03.2021

[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" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]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...

Artists, Concert Series, News & Reviews / 12.03.2021

For her first published collection of cantatas, composer Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729) eschewed the traditional subjects of nymphs, goddesses, and trickster gods from Greco-Roman mythology. Instead, she took stories from the Old Testament, focusing almost exclusively on...

/ 08.04.2018

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...

/ 07.04.2018

Presented by Miller Theater at Columbia University 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...

/ 05.04.2018

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...

/ 11.03.2018

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]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...

/ 10.03.2018

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]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...

/ 12.11.2017

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Les Délices performs Myths & Allegories on the Chamber Music @ Beall Series at University of Oregon. Rising-star soprano Clara Rottsolk is featured in this program, which was released as Les Délices’ second CD recording in November 2012. Myths &...

/ 10.11.2017

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Les Délices performs Myths & Allegories presented by Bitterroot Baroque. Rising-star soprano Clara Rottsolk is featured in this program, which was released as Les Délices’ second CD recording in November 2012. Myths & Allegories weaves dramatic depictions of tales from...