SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER 2020, 7.30pm, St Cecilia’s Hall
Sofie Vanden Eynde (theorbo) and Déborah Cachet (soprano) – La Chambre Bleue: ‘Musique précieuse’ in the Parisian salons
The Marquise de Rambouillet ran a salon in her Parisian home in the early seventeenth century. Men and women of literature, wit and fashion were entertained in the Salon Bleu and were known as the ‘Précieuses’ and later satirised by Molière. Composers featured will include Charpentier, Lambert, Marais and St Colombe.
“Deborah Cachet is an immensely pleasing and confident soprano – a voice to listen out for” – Gramophone