In addition to regular appearances in New England, Les Bostonades performs on tour throughout the United States and abroad.  Below, you'll find a preview of Les Bostonades' touring programs for the 2018-19 season and beyond. 

For all booking inquiries, please contact Akiko Sato at (617)304-8843
or email bostonades@hotmail.com


Les Bostonades' 2018-19 TOURING Programs

 
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Amours contrariées

A program of French cantata and instrumental music by Clérambault and Rameau. Program highlights include cantatas sung by tenor Zachary Wilder:

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, Pirame et Tisbé
Jean-Philippe Rameau, L’Impatience
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, Orphée

with Zachary Wilder, tenor

 

The Lure of Paris: French and French-Inspired Music

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This program centers on French and French-inspired music, both rarely performed and well known masterpieces, from the Baroque period. Highlights include:

Marin Marais, Pièces de 2 violes and the famous Tombeau de Monsieur Meliton from Livre I (1686)
Charles Dieupart, Suite No. 6 in F minor, from his Six Suittes (Amsterdam, 1702)
Georg Philipp Telemann, Paris Quartet No.4 in B minor, TWV43:h2 from Nouveaux quatuors en six suites (1738)

 

La Lucrezia

A musical comparison of the famous tragic story of Lucrezia, composed by George Frideric Handel and French Baroque composer Michel Pignolet de Montéclair. This program also includes instrumental work of Handel and other Baroque composers.

Michel Pignoloet de Montéclair, La morte di Lucretia
George Frideric Handel, La Lucrezia

with Teresa Wakim, soprano

 

Pièces de clavecin en concerts

The Pièces de clavecin en concerts (1741) by Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) are not only masterpieces of the Baroque chamber repertoires, but also among the first works to explore the idea of solo harpsichord being accompanied by strings or wind instruments. The five “Concerts” are made up of dramatic movements, dances and slow movements; many of them were later reworked by Rameau for his highly successful operas.

 

Vivaldi: Motets and Instrumental Music

An all-Vivaldi program featuring his virtuosic and lyrical solo motets for soprano, In furore iustissimae irae, RV626, and Nulla in mundo pax sincere, RV630, as well as his instrumental music, such as people’s favorite La Folia, RV63. With Teresa Wakim, Soprano.