Fri Jul 23 19:00

Arion Baroque Orchestra: Once upon a time in Versailles

A true and singular time travel experience, “Once upon a time in Versailles” features music of the Royal French court, played on period instruments by Montreal’s Arion Baroque Orchestra, a cornerstone in the world of early music since 1981.

Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) | Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (Suite)
Ouverture – Deuxième air (Gavotte) – Marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs – Entrée des Scaramouches, Trivelins et Arlequin – Chaconne des Scaramouches, Trivelins et Arlequin

Henri Desmarets (1661-1741) | Vénus et Adonis (excerpts)
Ouverture – Air (lentement) – Gavottes – Air doux – Menuets – Air (Sarabande) – Ritournelle – Premier Air – Passacaille

Michel Corrette (1707-1795) | Concerto comique No. 25 in G minor
Allegro – Andante – Allegro

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764) | 2e Récréation en musique
Ouverture – Forlane – Sarabande – Menuet – Badinage – Chaconne – Tambourin


Arion Baroque Orchestra will be presented by livestream and is part of your Festival Livestream Pass. Single tickets for livestream and limited in-person opportunities (as allowed by local COVID-19 regulations) will be available in July.

The Bytek Signature Series is generously sponsored by Bytek Automobiles.

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