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Paris: Music of the City of Light


Under a succession of illustrious masters of music, the singers and instrumentalists of Louis XIV’s Chapelle Royale on the outskirts of Paris performed the splendid music of Lully and Charpentier. Revel in these grand ceremonial pieces and sublime motets for choir, keyboard, and orchestra inside Washington’s own great cathedral. With period strings, organ, and Washington National Cathedral’s chamber vocal ensemble, Cathedra.

Folger Consort Artistic Directors
Robert Eisenstein - violin, basse de violin
Christopher Kendall - theorbo

Guest Artists
Stephen Bard - oboe
Risa Browder - violin
Julien Chauvin - violin, concertmaster
Wade Davis - basse de violin
Michael De Sapio - violin
Nina Falk - viola
Joseph Gascho - harpsichord, organ
Marta Howard - viola
Caroline Levy - violin
Annie Loud - violin
AJ Marini - viola
John Moran - basse de violin
Leslie Nero - violin
Meg Owens - oboe
Alice Robbins - basse de violin

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