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Dancing at the Palais

Friday, September 20 at 8:00 pm

Pre-concert discussion at 7:15 pm

Zilkha Hall / Hobby Center For The Performing Arts

Our season opener features a full Baroque orchestra of strings and winds plus the New York Baroque Dance Company, in a program of instrumental suites from two vibrantly colorful French Baroque operas, both first seen at the Palais-Royal in Paris. Period choreography and period instruments recreate a refined artform that was de rigueur throughout Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries.

  • André Campra, Suite from Hésione (ed. John Powell)

  • Jean-Philippe Rameau, Suites from Les Indes Galantes


FEATURED ARTISTS

Artist Reviews

Turocy is deemed to be the leading specialist for the reconstruction of historical performance practices, especially for choreography. This is not only seen in every moment of this production but also that each moment greatly profits from this knowledge.” - Operanetz.de, Zuruck


CONCERT INFORMATION

Run time

2 hours with intermission

Parking

Valet: $25, free for Lexus drivers

Garage: Hobby Center Parking Garage

Schedule

7:15 pm: Pre-concert discussion with Matthew Dirst, John Powell, and Catherine Turocy

8:00 pm: Performance

10:00 pm: VIP post-concert reception