Good Soup

Monday 12 December 7.30pm – c.8.30pm
£18.00 (£16.00 concessions | £6.00 under 35)

Flavia Hirte flute
Alice Earll violin
Kate Conway viola da gamba
Catriona McDermid bassoon
Satoko Doi-Luck harpsichord
Klara Kofen dramaturg/puppeteer, Rachel Wise movement director/puppeteer,
James Oldham, Lizzy Shakespeare clowns/performers, Bryn Fitch puppeteering consultant

Celebrating Molière’s 400th anniversary, the BBC’s New Generation Baroque Ensemble Molière recreate a time of environmental catastrophe, war and pestilence set around the table of the Sun King Louis XIV. Sounds all too familiar? Wipe away the tears with an evening of music, absurdist theatre, slapstick and puppetry.

Good Soup features music by Jean-Baptiste Lully, Couperin, Marais, Dumont, Charpentier and Jean Chardevoine.


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.

Supported by Continuo Foundation, Marchus Trust, Angel Early Music, and generous private and crowdfunding donors.

Please note there is a £1.50 administration fee per transaction

Event Date: 12/12/2022 7:30 pm

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