Current & Forthcoming Projects
20-24 JUL 2021
Baroque Dance Course - Accademia Amsterdam Summer Course
Join Ricardo Barros for an intensive week working on original choreographies published in 1720 & 1721: La Poitevine, La Modene, The Prim Rose, Prince of Wales Rigodon. There will also be a newly choreographed 'Chaconne des Muses' for a large group.
More info and booking: www.accademia-amsterdam.nl/en/courses.
30 AUG 2021
Suffolk Villages Festival, UK
A collaboration between Suffolk Villages Baroque Orchestra (dir. Peter Holman) and Mercurius Company. Original 18th-C choreographies and newly composed dances by Ricardo Barros in an evening of theatre magic.
Gods, semi-gods, Turcs and Spaniards in some of the most representatives choreographies of the Grand Siecle.
Music by Handel, Rebel, Lully, Destouches and Campra.
Choreographies by Pecour, Feuillet and Barros.
24-30 JAN 2022
Baroque Dance Project
Utrecht Conservatorium, The Netherlands
A collaborations between Mercurius and the Historical Performance Dapertment at Utrecht Conservatorium under the musical direction of Antoinette Lohmannn. Worlkshops, masterclasses and performances.
Co-direction, Ricardo Barros.
4-6 FEB 2022
Baroque Dance Course
Burg Rothenfels, Germany
A weekend residential course at the iconic Burg Rothenfels, home of the Historical Dance Symposium. Ricardo Barros is joined by violinist Nicolette Moonen, working on the choreo-musical relation in French and ENglish Baroque dances.
4-9 APR 2022
LES INDES GALANTES (part II)
A week residential course leading to a fully-staged performance of Rameau's Les Indes Galantes (entrees 3 & 4)
Ricardo Barros joins the faculty with stage direction, Baroque gestures, music coaching.
Costumes and props from Mercurius collection.