September Musical Artist of the Month – Les Délices
Les Délices delights, inspires, educates, and expands audiences for music on period instruments through innovative programming and world class performances. With deep roots in the Northeast Ohio community, Les Délices is building a national reputation as a leader in the field of early music, advancing its relevance and sustainability by welcoming collaboration, embracing digital media, and proactively working to support diversity and inclusion among their peers and repertoire.
Les Délices are thrilled to share the full details of their 2023-24 Season! “Heavens Above, Earth Below” is LD’s 15th(!) Anniversary Season and they’re going BIG. They’ll have 4 inventive subscription programs, special concerts, multiple touring engagements, and celebrate the release of 2 new CDs. Plus, SalonEra will continue for its 4th season!
The SalonEra series of concerts offered by Les Délices will return for its fourth season and two of the episodes will be filmed for later streaming in front of a live audience. The first of those special concerts will take place on September 23rd and will explore Songs for Social Justice, with Renaissance lute songs, African American Spirituals, and traditional Lebanese melodies. The regular season for Les Delices begins September 29th and 30th with performances of The Pow’r of Musick, a collaboration between Les Délices and Kaleidoscope Vocal Ensemble, an all-star assembly of vocalists from across North America. Tickets and season subscriptions are on sale now!
Read all about it: https://rb.gy/qku3n
Explore all upcoming events: https://lesdelices.org/events/
Ray McNiece and Cathy Barber (both members of the Heights Writes Community Team that drives our literary programs) were featured on the Les Délices Podcast Music Meditations. This podcast combines poetry and music to bring soul-soothing and life-affirming art into your day. Featuring classic and contemporary poetry by Northeast Ohio writers along with curated performances from Les Délices live-performance archives, each episode concludes with prompts for mindfulness or guided listening.