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MetLiveArts: Time Travelers to Versailles

  • The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10028 United States (map)

Early-music vocal group TENET and the contemporary Metropolis Ensemble come together for a hall-of-mirrors time warp. Charpentier's masterpiece Les Plaisirs de Versailles is coupled with two world premieres: a new cello concerto by Timo Andres inspired by John Vanderlyn's Panoramic View of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles, and a new work for period and modern instruments by Pulitzer Prize–winner Caroline Shaw inspired by the exhibition.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Visitors to Versailles (1682–1789) on view at The Met Fifth Avenue April 16–July 29, 2018.

Earlier Event: April 6
Alice | Anne | Ashley
Later Event: April 26
Total Embrace: Bernstein at 100