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2007 FESTIVAL

Operatic Centerpiece

Music by Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)
Libretto by Thomas Corneille (1625-1709)

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Festival Concerts

The King’s Noyse directed by David Douglass
Le Jardin de Mélodies: Songs and dances of 16th century Paris

Philippe Pierlot, bass viol

Jan Willem Jansen, harpsichord
Les Festes Galantes: Marin Marais, C. P. E. Bach, and Louis Couperin

Ensemble Clément Janequin

directed by Dominique Visse
Les Plaisirs du Palais: A palindromic banquet of Franco-Flemish music

Alexander Weimann, harpsichord
Feast of the Gods: Music of Mozart, Tubel, and Pachelbel

The Orlando Consort
The Rose, the Lily, and the Whortleberry: Medieval and Renaissance musical representations of gardens and horticulture

Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra and Chorus

directed by Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs
Feast of the Gods: Music of Rameau and Eccles

Carolyn Sampson, soprano

Elizabeth Kenny, lute
Ambrosia and Nectar: Women in Baroque England

Petra Müllejans, violin

Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano
Mozart à Due: Sonatas for violin and piano

Sequentia

directed by Benjamin Bagby
The Rheingold Curse: A Germanic Saga of Greed and Reveng

from the Medieval Icelandic Edda

Ensemble Clément Janequin

directed by Dominique Visse
Le Chant des Oyseaulx: Renaissance birdsongs and songs of spring

Nachtmusique

directed by Eric Hoeprich
Harmoniemusik: Works by Mozart, Duvernoy,

Kreutzer, Weyse, and Beethoven

Le Poème Harmonique

directed by Vincent Dumestre
Aux Marches du Palais: Traditional French romances and laments

Tragicomedia and Friends

directed by Stephen Stubbs
Welcome to All the Pleasures: Music Purcell,

Corbetta, Lully, Matteis, Locke, and Rossi

The Royal Wind Music

directed by Paul Leenhouts
The Gods’ Flute Heaven: Consort music fromthe Spanish

Netherlands after 16th- and 17th-century collections

North German Organ Mini-Festival

featuring William Porter and Jan Willem Jansen