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Reviews 2010-2011: (UK) Opera Today Review: François Couperin by Florilegium, Wigmore Hall by Claire Seymour (28 Nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Dec 15, 2011

“Although François Couperin won his reputation as an esteemed composer at the ostentatious and vainglorious court of Versailles, under the patronage of Louis XIV, the ‘Sun King’, his work is often surprisingly discreet and intimate. 
  

These qualities were affectingly demonstrated during this wonderfully tender performance by Florilegum of secular instrumental and sacred vocal music, compositions which unite the best of contemporary French and Italian conventions. …”

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