On 26 November William Christie will be bringing his star Baroque ensemble, Les Arts Florissants, to the Barbican for a concert of Grand Motets by Campra, Desmarest, Lully and Rameau. It should be a great evening, and many more details are available at the Barbican website. There’s even a video introducing and the 30th anniversary of Les Arts Florissants:
YouTube also includes a video, in two parts, of Christie conducting a performance of Rameau’s Grand Motet In convertendo:
Excitingly, the Rambler has two tickets for this concert to give away to the first correct answer the following question:
What subject did William Christie study for his degree at Harvard?
Answers in comments below, please – and don’t forget to include your email address.