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Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset, harpsichord and direction: “From Light to Shadow”
October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT$10 – $45
The San Diego Early Music Society invites you to celebrate François Couperin’s 350th birthday! And there is no more perfect celebration than a performance by the wonderful Les Talens Lyriques under the direction of renowned harpsichordist Christophe Rousset. A musical portrait of one of the great poets of French music, this program will reveal Couperin’s wide emotive range and will include both a ‘Concert royal’ for the Sun King as well as his ‘Leçons de ténèbres pour le mercredi saint’, a rarely performed masterpiece for two sopranos. Come and revel in the first adventure of our season.
“The French harpsichordist Christophe Rousset and his ensemble mesmerized in this ravishing Couperin concert.” —The Guardian