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Les Talens Lyriques & Siobhan Stagg

  • Monday, 23 Nov 2020 - 7:30PM
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As a child visiting Paris, Christophe Rousset demanded to be taken to the gorgeous Baroque palace and gardens of Versailles, now a byword for lavish ornamentation and luxurious decorative arts. It was the beginning of a brilliant career, and the inspiration for what has become his life’s work in the music of this era, first as a prodigious harpsichordist and then, since 1991, as the leader of his own extraordinary ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. To experience their performance is to understand why the French gave us so many words like ‘élan’ and ‘panache’ – words which equally describe the stunning virtuosity of Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg, their featured soloist on this tour.


Musica Viva International Concert Season 2020


ARTISTS

Les Talens Lyriques 
Christophe Rousset Director & Harspsichord 
Siobhan Stagg Soprano 


PROGRAM 

LULLY Ah, Rinaldo, dove sei?
LECLAIR Deuxième Récréation de musique, op 8 (Excerpts)
MONTÉCLAIR La Morte di Lucretia
SCARLATTI L’Arianna
HANDEL Trio Sonata in G major, op 5 no 4, HWV399 (Excerpts)
HANDEL Notte placida e cheta, HWV142


RUNNING TIMES

Finishes approx. 7:30pm 
Includes 20 min. interval

Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


ADDITIONAL TICKETING INFO

$40 FOR UNDER 40s
Under 40 tickets are $40 for anyone under 40 years of age. A valid proof of ID must be presented at time of booking and may be requested on the night.

CONCESSIONS
Means-tested Australian pensioners (Ages, Disability, Veteran's Affairs and Supporting Parent) and Health Care card holders are eligible to receive Musica Viva's Concession prices.

SUBSCRIBER DISCOUNTS
 

10% discount applies to the subscribers of the following:  

  • Musica Viva Australia
  • West Australian Symphony Orchestra
  • Black Swan State Theatre Company
  • WA Opera
  • WA Ballet
  • St Georges Cathedral Concert Series

Please call Box Office on 9231 9999 or visit us in person to take advantage of this special offer. ID must be presented when collecting tickets. 


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FOOD & BEVERAGES

Grab & Go 
Available pre-show at this event. Meals you will often find at this station range from curries, braises, gourmet burgers and substantial salads, right through to lighter options as sushi, special fries and gourmet pies. 


Presented by Musica Viva Australia with support from Wesfarmers Arts. 

Tour supported by the Musica Viva Amadeus Society