Presented by Opera Lafayette
Friday, May 2, 2014 | 8 PM
Celebrating Rameau, Part I: The Salon
Opera Lafayette begins its commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s death with a program devoted to the composer’s vocal and instrumental chamber works. French harpsichordist Olivier Baumont, professor at the Paris Conservatoire, is joined by violinist and Opera Lafayette Artistic Director Ryan Brown and harpsichordist Andrew Appel. A quartet of vocal artists join to perform the lively canons and airs published in the composer’s historic Treatise on Harmony.