Past Projects

2017-2020

17-22 FEB 2020

BAROQUE DANCE COURSE

Association Les Fetes d'Hebe, Paris, France

Intermediate & Advanced Baroque Dance classes with Ricardo Barros.

www.fetesdhebe.org

7 DEC 2019

A VOTRE PLAISIR

Hockenheim, Germany

Performance of Commedia dell'Arte, Renaissance and Baroque dances by

I Danzatori Palatini.

Guest choreographer & director Ricardo Barros.

www.idanzatoripalatini.de

13-17 NOV 2019

ARS VIVENDI CEMBALUM FESTIVAL

Belgrade, Serbia

Harpsichord masterclasses and performance by Ricardo Barros.

8 NOV 2019

500 HUNDRED YEARS OF DANCING IN PORTUGAL

Armazem 22, Porto, Portugal

Opening performance of the EADH conference, in partnership with Ensemble Portingaloise.

Guest choreographer & co-director Ricardo Barros.

20 OCT 2019

COUPERIN & DANCE

Devon, UK

Performance of Couperin programme in a partnership between Mercurius and The Bach Players (dir. Nicolette Moonen).

Choreography by Ricardo Barros.

31 AUG 2019

SARABANDA CONCERT

Vianen, Netherlands

A concert of early 18th-century dance solos, with Ensemble Sarabanda

(dir. Mariette Holtrop).

23-25 AUG 2019

AMONGST MOUVEMENTS AND RETAKES

Hertfordshire, UK

A residential course for advanced string players, focusing on choreo-musical relation in works by Lully, Rebel and Bach.

With Ricardo Barros and Nicolette Moonen.

5-10 AUG 2019

HISTORICAL DANCE SOCIETY SUMMER COURSE

Lancashire, UK

A residential Baroque Dance course for advanced dancers.

With Ricardo Barros.

11 MAY 2019

DANCE OF THE NATIONS

London, UK

The premiere of a new collaboration between Mercurius and The Bach Players (dir. Nicolette Moonen). A fully staged performance with choreographies and co-direction by Ricardo Barros:

- Telemann, Suite Les Nations

- Rebel, Les Caracteres de la Danse

- Vivaldi, Folia

- Telemann, Suite Burlesque de Quixotte

12-14 APR 2019

FESTIVAL PORTINGALOISE

Armazem 22, Porto, Portugal, UK

Baroque Dance residential course with Ricardo Barros and academic sysmposium.

29-31 MAR 2019

BAROQUE DANCE & COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE WORKSHOPS

Hockenheim, Germany

Led by Ricardo Barros.

16-17 FEB 2019

BAROK OP ZATERDAG

Zeist, Netherlands

Advanced chamber music masterclasses.

Guest faculty member, Ricardo Barros.

21-25 JAN 2019

DE FRANSE DANSMEESTER

Utrecht and Den Haag, Netherlands

A collaboration between Mercurius and the Historical Performance Department at Utrecht Conservatorium under the musical direction of Antoinette Lohmann. Workshops, masterclasses and performances.

Co-direction, Ricardo Barros.

16-18 NOV 2018

BAROQUE DANCE & COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE WORKSHOPS

Hockenheim, Germany

Led by Ricardo Barros.

SEPT 2018 - JUNE 2019

BAROQUE FITNESS & SOUNDS

Devon and Midlands, UK

A year-long series of free weekly dance and well-being classes offered by Mercurius Company to the community, totaling 144hrs/classes. Fully funded by the National Lottery 'Awards for All' programme.

2 SEPT 2018

COUPERIN & DANCE

Utrecht, Netherlands

A partnership between Mercurius Company and The Bach Players (dir. Nicolette Moonen), with the premiere of Ricardo Barros choreographies for Les Gouts Reunis and Les Nations.

10-12 AUG 2018

PLAYING AND SINGING DANCE MOVEMENTS

Hertfordshire, UK

A residential course for musicians, focusing on choreo-musical relation in works by Lully, Purcell, Handel and Bach.

With Ricardo Barros.

23-29 JUL2018

ACCADEMIA AMSTERDAM SUMMER SCHOOL

Perugia, Italy

Opening performance with Accademia Amsterdam and Baroque dance and music Summer school. The faculty is joined by Ricardo Barros, Baroque Dance.

9-14 APR 2018

LES INDES GALANTES

Hertfordshire, UK

A residential course for advanced musicians, leading to the staging of Rameau's Les Indes Galantes (1er and 2eme entrees).

Wardrobe, staging and props from Mercurius collection.

Stage direction, Baroque gestures and choreography by Ricardo Barros.

6-7 DEC 2017

BAROQUE BALLETS

Belgrade & Kragujevac, Serbia

Ricardo Barros (Baroque dance) and Antoinette Lohmann (Baroque violin) perform as guests with Tempera Barocca in concerts in Serbia.

TEMPERA BAROCCA

6-10 SEPT 2017

HISTORICAL DANCE WORKSHOPS & BALL

Schwetzingen, Germany

Ricardo Barros teaches the course leading to a costumed ball at Schwetzingen Castle. Organized by I Danzatori Palatini.

www.idanzatoripalatini.de

14-17 AUG 2017

BAROQUE DANCE COURSE

Hertfordshire, UK

A residential course for intermediate and advanced dancers.

With Ricardo Barros.

7-12 AUG 2017

HISTORICAL DANCE SOCIETY SUMMER COURSE

Lancashire, UK

A residential Baroque Dance course for advanced dancers.

With Ricardo Barros.

24-28 JUL2017

ACCADEMIA AMSTERDAM SUMMER SCHOOL

Perugia, Italy

Opening performance with Accademia Amsterdam and Baroque dance and music Summer school. The faculty is joined by Ricardo Barros, Baroque Dance.

5-7 FEB 2017

ROYAL PLEASURES

Yale, USA

Mercurius Company and Plaisirs des Nations perform a programme of Royal birthday dances at the opening of the Enlightened Princesses exhibition at Yale Centre for British Art, in Association with the Historical Royal Palaces.

26-29 JAN 2017

AMONGST MOUVEMENTS AND RETAKES

Royal Academy of Dance, London, UK

A residential course for advanced Baroque dancers, focusing on choreo-musical relation in works of the Grand Siecle.

With Ricardo Barros.