2021 - 2022
24-30 JAN 2022
Baroque Dance Project
Utrecht Conservatorium, The Netherlands
A collaborations between Mercurius and the Historical Performance Department at Utrecht Conservatorium under the musical direction of Antoinette Lohmannn, with concerts in Utrecht and Den Haag.
Co-direction, Ricardo Barros.
Watch at https://vimeo.com/664299551 (Vimeo account required)
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.
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.
27-28 FEB 2021
WORKING WITH SOURCES: BEAUCHAMPS-FEUILLET NOTATION WORKSHOP
Online weekend workshop on French sources of Beauchamps-Feuillet notation, promoted by The HDS-Historical Dance Society and taught by Ricardo Barros.
DEC 2020 - MAR 2021
THE DUNEDIN CONSORT GUIDE TO OPERA
An educational project developed by Dunedin Consort aimed at primary school children, with guest Ricardo Barros on episode 5.
NOV 2020 - MAR 2021
SONGS OF ISOLATION - ONE TREE HILL SINFONIA
Ricardo Barros joins OTH Sinfonia as a guest harpsichordist in a Lottery funded project featuring works by Handel.