Majestic Motets from the Chapel of the Sun King
Sun 6 Mar 2016 7.00 pm
House of Nobility, Helsinki
Plaude laetare Gallia
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Nils Schweckendiek, conductor
Written for the chapel of Louis XIV, the grands motets formed a central part of the musical life of Europe’s most dazzling court. With all the splendour and theatre afforded by soloists, two choirs and large orchestral forces, Jean-Baptiste Lully evoked emotions from deepest sorrow to unbounded joy for a powerful monarch.
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