It is in 1604 that John Dowland publishes his most famous composition: seven pavanes called Lachrimae, or Seven Teares, written for five viola da gambas and lute, following the descending tetrachord
Transition eras are not the most favorable to the creation of masterpieces, but they never cease to fascinate us. That is why, starting from the 1750s, the “gallant” style started to appear everywhere in Europe, clashing with the rigid baroque form.
This is a golden opportunity to revisit these fantastic works, too often forgotten.
* Reprise du concert annulé lors de la saison 2019-2020
Throughout the season, The Boréades will offer unreleased recordings of signature baroque pieces, accenting the talent of the ensemble’s musicians. The first video will be showcasing Marin Marais’ Chaconne.