Les-Delices-galleryAt its fifth anniversary benefit concert on April 12, Les Délices artistic director Debra Nagy announced that the ensemble, which specializes in French baroque music, would present four pairs of concerts next season with a bonus performance in September.

Venues to be announced.

September 13 – Caractères de la danse (Rebel, Hotteterre, Herveloix de Caix & Boismortier).

October 25 & 26 – The Musketeers (oboes, baroque guitar, theorbo & percussion in music of Louis XIV’s oboe band, Les Mousquetaires).

January 18 & 19 – Fourteenth-century Avant-garde (with Boston’s Blue Heron, Scott Metcalfe, director).

March 7-8 – Cantiques Spirituels – Music for Lent (Couperin’s Lamentations of Jeremiah with soprano Nola Richardson).

April 25-26 – The Angel & The Devil (Emily Walhout & Josh Lee recreate the musical personalities of Marin Marais and Antoine Forqueray in music by Couperin, Marais and others).