B – Le Poème Harmonique

“Danza! Spanish Dances in 17th-Century France”
November 11 at 5:00
St Paul’s Episcopal Church (914 E Knapp St)

This is total art, refined in the extreme, and wonderfully alive. – Le Monde

For the long-awaited Midwest debut of the celebrated French ensemble, Le Poème Harmonique, director Vincent Dumestre (guitar and theorbo) is joined by his ensemble of soprano, violin, viola da gamba, violone, and percussion in Danza! Spanish Dances in 17th-Century France, demonstrating how Spanish influences helped create a century of dance in France.

There will be a pre-concert lecture at 4:00.  The approximate program length is 80 minutes, without intermission. Parking is available on the street.  A ramp entrance is available on the east side of the church.


Program Notes and Ensemble Profile