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St Olave’s Church, Marygate
Saturday 12 July 3:00pm

Please note that tickets are no longer available online but limited tickets can be bought by phoning the box office on 01904 658 338 
Héloïse Gaillard flute, baroque oboe
Alice Piérot violin
Marianne Muller viola de gamba 
Violaine Cochard harpsichord

with Maïlys de Villoutreys soprano

Sur les pas d''Orphée

One of the greatest French composers of the 18th century – the opera giant and controversial theorist Jean-Philippe Rameau – died in feisty old age 250 years ago this year. Amarillis, International Young Artists Competition winners here in York in 1995, celebrate this major figure in a programme that sets two of his colourful and vivacious Pièces de clavecin en concerts alongside his early cantata Orphée, which they also contrast with Louis-Nicolas Clérambault's ravishing earlier treatment of the same well-known story.
"the brilliant soprano, Maïlys de Villoutreys exuded confidence - equally exceptional were Héloïse Gaillard, Violaine Cochard and Alice Piérot - the auditorium reverberating with unabated claps” Hindustan Times

Amarillis is supported by the French Ministry of Culture, the DRAC Pays de la Loire, the Country Pays de la Loire and the town of Angers.

Saturday Saver Ticket
Buy tickets for events 7, 8 & 9 for £45.00 (concessions £37.00) and save nearly 20% See brochure for details. This includes reserved seating for Events 7 and 9.
Offer available only from the box office 01904 658338

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