The Columbia Baroque Soloists will present Le Jardin de Monsieur Lully with special guest artist and Greenwood native, John Lenti, theorbo, plus guest artists Daniel Gainey, tenor; Mary Hostetler Hoyt and Erika Cutler, Baroque violins as our final Main Stage event of the 2013-2014 season. Le Jardin de Monsieur Lully will take place at Columbia College on Sunday, April 13. "Concert Conversations," the preconcert talk will begin at 4:00 p.m. followed by the concert at 4:30 p.m.
Jean-Baptiste Lully cultivated a new style of French Baroque music that was soon being emulated throughout Europe. The ensemble takes you on a spring tour in Mr. Lully's garden of delights with vocal and instrumental excerpts from Lully's opera, Armide, along with instrumental compositions by two of Lully's proteges; Marin Marais and Jean-Fery Rebel.