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De la cour au concert
27 September 2018 @ 19 h 3012$ – 30$
THE ENSEMBLE WILL COMPRISE 10 INSTRUMENTISTALISTS
Around 1700, the growing affluence of the middle classes spurred the democratization of music in Europe through the institution of the public concert. In return for an entry fee, and without the need for any religious or civil occasion, music lovers gathered to hear various suites, symphonies, or concertos, and to applaud the virtuoso players. Music hitherto reserved for the pleasure of princes became, thanks to this new institution, accessible to all …