The Theatrical Imagination of Jean-Philippe Rameau
Photo: Rosalie O'Conor
Robert Mealy Director and Violin
4.00pm Sunday, October 1
CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH
The virtuoso students of Juilliard’s Historical Performance program return to MB1800 to celebrate the orchestral imagination of the operatic revolutionary Jean-Philippe Rameau. Drawn from his operas Castor et Pollux (Paris, 1737) and Dardanus (1739), this sumptuous program highlights Rameau’s breathtaking sonorities, his propulsive and kinetic dance movements, and his heartbreaking airs.
This first concert in our French Touch Series explores the soaring heights of the late French Baroque, featuring soloists from Juilliard’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts program.
‘A remarkable depth of artistry.’ The New York Times