This luscious French concert features the eight singers of the Yale Voxtet and the Sebastians’ core quartet of two violins, cello, and harpsichord, plus recorders, oboes, viola, violone, and theorbo. The program centers around Charpentier’s La Couronne de fleurs.
Voices of Versailles
Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 5pm
Getting to the Venue
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church is on West 66th St. between Broadway and Amsterdam. The church is not wheelchair accessible; there are twenty steps up to the sanctuary with a hand-railing, and a landing partway up.
Concert length: 80–90 minutes with no intermission
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665–1729)
Trio Sonata No. 1 in G minor
Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632–87)
Regina coeli from Petits motets
Ouverture to Thésée, LWV 51
Henry Purcell (?1659–1695)
Ye tuneful Muses, Z. 344
Jean-Féry Rebel (1666–1747)
Les Caractères de la danse
Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643–1704)
La couronne de fleurs, H. 486
Margaret Owens and Geoffrey Burgess, oboe and recorder
Daniel Lee and Nicholas DiEugenio, violin
Annie Garlid, viola
Ezra Seltzer, cello
Nathaniel Chase, violone
Charles Weaver, theorbo
Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord
The Yale Voxtet
Juliet Papadopoulos and Ellen Robertson, soprano
Sandy Sharis and Veronica Roan, mezzo-soprano
Michaël Hudetz and Trevor Scott, tenor
Peter Schertz and Fredy Bonilla, baritone
Students of any age can attend this concert for free.
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Music is For All
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Health & Safety
The safety of our performers, staff, and audience are of the utmost importance to us.
While we remain safety-conscious (and pro-vaccines!), we are currently mask-optional for audiences and will not be checking vaccine cards.
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