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The Splendors of Versailles
Jackson, April 1998

THE SPLENDORS OF VERSAILLES: INTERNATIONAL BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL Old Capitol Series April 2- May 1, 1998 Old Capitol Museum Jackson, Mississippi in conjunction with THE SPLENDORS OF VERSAILLES EXHIBITION April 1 - 31 August ***********************
All are free and open to the public Saturday 4 April 1998: 9:45 a.m.: Opening Remarks: Dr. Harold LUCE, Dr. Jack WHITE: Mississippi Humanities Council 10:00 a.m.: "The King's Music": Dr. David FULLER: University of Buffalo 11:15 a.m.: "Creative Decision Making: The Harpsichordist's Job": Dr. Kenneth Cooper: Manhattan School of Music 2:00 p.m.: "Harpsichord Music for the Royal Family of France:" Lisa Crawford: Oberlin Conservatory 3:15 p.m.: "'Don't Worry: Be Happy': Music of Sans Souci, A French Court in Germany": Dr. Karyl Louwenaar-Lueck: Florida State University Sunday 5 April 1998: 1:00 p.m.: "Fit for a King: Music, Theatre, and Dance in the Festes de Versailles": Dr. Barbara Coeyman, University of Texas 2:30 p.m.: "Musical Life at Versailles": Skip Sempe: Center for Baroque Music at Versailles 3:45 p.m.: "Courtship and Intrigue: Baroque Dance in the Court of Louis XIV": Shellie Nielsen: University of Southern Mississippi ************* INTERNATIONAL BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL Thursday 2 April 8:00 p.m. The King's Violins Friday 3 April 8:00 p.m. Music for Two Harpsichords Saturday 4 April 8:00 p.m. Divertissements from the Court of Louis XIV Thursday 9 April 8:00 p.m. The Lemmov Trio: Musicale Tripartite Saturday 18 April 7:00 p.m. Mississippi Guitar Quartet 8:00 p.m. The Southeast Baroque Trio Saturday 25 April 8:00 p.m. Pas de Deux: La Belle Dame Sunday 26 April 2:00 p.m. Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra (Free): Music of Bach & Handel 3:30 p.m. Atlanta Musica Antique: Jewels of the Sun King Friday 1 May 8:00 p.m. Heinichen's Circle: An Evening with Rameau
\ For more information about the Music Festival, or for tickets, call +1-601-960-9900. For more information about the Exhibition, call 1-800-409-9959 (USA only).