Music for the King's suppers

Concert date

Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 23:00
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Works by Mondonville, Rameau and Dauvergne

Guest conductor : Mathieu Lussier, Artistic Director, Bassoon

Arion Baroque Orchestra in its full lineup of 22 musicians conducted by Mathieu Lussier will perform some of the greatest French orchestral works that accompanied the king’s suppers throughout the Age of Enlightenment. A most brilliant, virtuosic, and colorful offering!


Scores produced and edited by the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles



Available online only, from March 1 to March 7, 2021

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Concert program

Music for the King's Suppers

Program Notes

Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville (1711-1772)

Sonata sesta, op. 3 (version orchestrale)

Allegro, Larghetto, Rondeau aria Amoroso, Gigha Allegro


Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

Suite tirée des Indes galantesarrangée à 5 parties

Ouverture, Air pour les esclaves, Air des sauvages, Chaconne


Antoine Dauvergne (1713-1797)

Quatrième Concert de simphonies, en la majeur, op. 4, no 2 (extraits)

Ouverture, Minuetto Gratioso 1o et 2o, Andantino gratioso cantabile, Chaconne


Jean-Philippe Rameau

Suite tirée de Dardanusarrangée à 5 parties

Ouverture, Menuet, Bruit de guerre, Chaconne  

Guest Artist(s)

Mathieu Lussier

Mathieu Lussier

Appointed Artistic Director of Arion Baroque Orchestra in 2019, Mathieu Lussier was also associate conductor of Les Violons du Roy chamber orchestra from 2012 to 2018, conducting this ensemble in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Mathieu Lussier was the a...

See the full biography of Mathieu Lussier

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