Les Arts Florissants

November 20, 1991

Alternate Title BAM Opera: Les Arts Florissants
Production Language French;Latin
Country of Origin France
Description This program inaugurates the three-year BAM French Baroque Project.

The second BAM performance by Les Arts Florissants brought a program of four choral pieces by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, as well as “Marche de timbales,” a tympani solo composed by Jacques Philidor. One of the highlights of the program was Charpentier’s “Te Deum,” the text of which was often heard at moments of national elation throughout 17th century France.   
Identifier 1991f.00511
Season Fall 1991
VenueOpera House
musical directorWilliam Christie