Beverley Early Music Festival

Sunday 28 May 7.30pm – c.9.15pm
£18.00 (£16.00 concessions | £7.00 under 35)
Venue: East Riding Theatre

Flavia Hirte flute Alice Earll violin
Catriona McDermid bassoon
Kate Conway viola da gamba
Satoko Doi-Luck harpsichord

Theatrical Tastes

By contrast to the sacred programme that opened the festival, Ensemble Molière complete their residency with an attention-grabbing programme of theatrical music, embodying the grandeur and drama of the French Baroque with music by Rameau, Couperin, Rebel and Lully.

André Campra (1660–1744) arr. Satoko Doi-Luck Ouverture from Tancrède
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683–1764) Entrée de Polymnie from Les Boréades
François Couperin (1668–1733) Huitième Concert, dans le Goût théâtral
Jean-Féry Rebel (1666–1747) Les Caractères de la danse

——— INTERVAL ———

Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) Suites from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Michel Blavet (1700–1768) Excerpts from Le Jaloux corrigé
Jean-Philippe Rameau Suites from Dardanus


Ensemble Molière is the first ensemble to be chosen as the New Generation Baroque Ensemble supported by BBC Radio 3, the Royal College of Music, and the National Centre for Early Music.

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Event Date: 28/05/2023 7:30 pm

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