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Event Archive - Boston Early Music Festival (USA): Charpentier:

Fri. March 14th 2014 - Fri. March 14th 2014 McPherson Playhouse (All Ages)
8 PM
Tickets at: Royal Macpherson Box Office

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Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers and La Couronne de Fleurs

For the first time ever, Victoria audiences will have the opportunity to experience a semi-staged baroque opera, performed in a period style by one of the world’s leading baroque music ensembles. Close to thirty singers, dancers and musicians will perform a double bill of operas by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, first played for the Dauphin of France. This is the most ambitious production in EMSI’s almost thirty-year history.

“musically intelligent and dramatically affecting” THE BOSTON GLOBE


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