Ovid's Book Three: Diana Moon Goddess of the Hunt

Diana, Moon Goddess of the Hunt

This concert focuses on Diana, goddess of the hunt, as seen through the eyes of her victims, nymphs, and lovers. In addition to instrumental music by Rebel and Charpentier, the concert features never-before-recorded arias by André Campra and Nicolas Bernier. Ending the program is Actaeon, a retelling of the story Diana and Actaeon by composer and monologist, Doug Balliett.

Concert dates: 13, 14, 15 September 2013

Venues: The Gershwin Hotel and Spectrum New York, NY.

Repertoire: 
Ouverture from Actéon,  Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Les Nymphes de Diane,  Nicolas Bernier
Aminte et Lucrine,  Nicolas Bernier
Les Caractères de la Danse,  Jean-Féry Rebel
Aréthuse, scenes II-III,  André Campra
Actaeon (premiere), Doug Balliett 

FEATURING MEMBERS OF NEW VINTAGE BAROQUE:

• Lindsay McIntosh, Founder and Executive Director, oboe & oboe da caccia
• Doug Balliett, narrator & composer
• Mary Feminear, soprano
• Thea Lobo, mezzo-soprano
• Owen McIntosh, haute-contre
• Francis Liu, violin
• Jude Ziliak, violin
• Elizabeth Weinfield, viola da gamba
• Anthony Albrecht, violoncello
• Pippa Macmillan, double bass
• Kevin Payne, theorbo
• David Ross, traverso
• Nate Helgeson, bassoon

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