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Les Plaisirs
The Pleasures

Staged live at Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, SE16 5HF

Our first programme celebrates the airs of Michel Lambert (1610 – 1696) and Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), and the music written by their contemporaries for the viol, culminating in a rare performance of Charpentier's Les Plaisirs de Versailles (The Pleasures of Versailles). 

As ever, a bar selling wine, soft drinks and Holy Trinity's famous home-infused gins will be open from 7pm.

This concert will finish at 9:20pm.


Michel Lambert: Sans murmurer
Vous mepris chaque jour
Ombre de mon amant

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Quel prix de mon amour

Sans frayeur dans ce bois

Le Sieur De Machy: Prelude in D minor from Pieces de viole

Marin Marais: Prelude in G major (pieces de viole, livre III) and   
Chaconne in G major (livre v)

Caix d’Hervelois: Plainte from pieces de viole

Antoine Forqueray: La Couperin

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Les Plaisirs de Versailles

Musica Antica

Camilla Seale mezzo soprano

Tristram Cooke countertenor
Oliver Doyle tenor
Alex Pratley bass

Rebecca Kohler Baratto violin

May Robertson violin
Sarah Small 
viola da gamba

Esha Neogy viola da gamba

Peter Martin theorbo

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