Ensemble Ste. Geneviève programmes
The World of the Sun King
Cantatas and motets by Montéclair and Boismortier alongside instrumental music by
Marais, Rebel and Rameau capture the flavour of life at the time of Louis 14th of
France. This programme has hints of ballet, opera, sacred music and classical mythology.
The Famous Mr. Händel
Händel's Nine German Arias form the backbone of this programme. They are interspersed
with sonatas by Händel and by his contemporary and rival, Pepusch.
The Taste of London
An instrumental programme featuring composers of the 17th and 18th centuries who
lived and worked in London but were all born elsewhere. Finger, Pepusch, Geminiani,
Händel, J.C. Bach and Abel are represented.