Diana, Moon Goddess of the Hunt

Aug 13 2013

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This concert will focus on Diana, goddess of the hunt, as seen through the eyes of her victims, nymphs, and lovers. In addition to instrumental music by Rebel and Charpentier, the concert will feature never-before-recorded arias by André Campra and Nicolas Bernier. Ending the program will be a retelling of Diana and Actaeon, featuring a new work from the composer and monologist, Doug Balliett.

Ouverture from Actéon,  Marc-Antoine Charpentier
“The Deeds and Nature of Diana”

Les Nymphes de Diane,  Nicolas Bernier
“The Sacred King and his Tanist”

Aminte et Lucrine,  Nicolas Bernier
Les Caractères de la Danse,  Jean-Féry Rebel
“Diana the Lover”

Aréthuse, scenes II-III,  André Campra
“Diana and Actaeon”

Actaeon (premiere), Doug Balliett

The Gershwin Hotel
7 East 27th St, NYC
September 13th & 14th  8pm
$20 general admission
www.gershwinhotel.com

Spectrum
121 Ludlow St (2nd Floor), NYC
September 15th, 3pm
$15 general admission / $10  student and senior
www.spectrumnyc.com