Royal Christmas: Festive Music from Versailles
Festive music from Versailles characterizes the pre-Christmas season with Grands Motets from France. With soloists, the vocalEnsemble and the Baroque Orchestra of the Mozarteum University, truly great sounds are heard under the direction of Jörn Andresen.
December 15 7:30 pm
Great Hall, Mozarteum Foundation
- Jean-Baptiste Lully - Te Deum, Jubilate
- Marc Antoine Charpentier - Messe de Minuit
The work of Jean-Baptiste Lully depicts the reign of Louis XIV in all its splendor and glory, Marc Antoine Charpentier's Christmas Mass is entirely in the French tradition of celebrating the message of Christ's birth with exuberant merriment.