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Les Violons du Roy
March 20, 2014
Thursday • 8 p.m.
March 21, 2014
Friday • 8 p.m.
Admission: $23 to $84
Repeatedly acclaimed for their performances of Handel’s Messiah, La Chapelle de Québec and Les Violons du Roy, after treating audiences to Israel in Egypt and Theodora, turn their sights to another of the master composer’s oratorios. The dynamite duo of Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Karina Gauvin team up onstage again with the ensemble and choir for what promises to be a highlight of the season.
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto (Solomon)
Karina Gauvin, soprano ( the first harlot, the Queen of Sheba)
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano ( the second harlot)
Shannon Mercer, soprano (Solomon’s Queen)
James Gilchrist, tenor (Zadok)
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone (a Levite)
With La Chapelle de Québec
G.F. HANDEL Solomon, HWV 67 Learn more
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