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Past Projects
2021 - 2022

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4-9 APR 2022

LES INDES GALANTES (part II)

Hertfordshire, UK

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.

https://benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2529

21-26 FEB 2022

BAROQUE DANCE COURSE

Association Les Fetes d'Hebe, Paris, France

Ricardo Barros returns for another week of intensive course for Les Fetes d'Hebes. Intermediate & Advanced Baroque Dance classes.

For full programme and enrolment please visit:

www.fetesdhebe.org/stages.html

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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)

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30 AUG 2021

TERPSICHORE

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.

http://www.suffolkvillagesfestival.com/concert-diary/the-festival/

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20-24 JUL 2021

Baroque Dance Course - Accademia Amsterdam Summer Course

Perugia, Italy

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 event

Online weekend workshop on French sources of Beauchamps-Feuillet notation, promoted by The HDS-Historical Dance Society and taught by Ricardo Barros.

http://historicaldance.org.uk/

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DEC 2020 - MAR 2021

THE DUNEDIN CONSORT GUIDE TO OPERA

Online project

An educational project developed by Dunedin Consort aimed at primary school children, with guest Ricardo Barros on episode 5.

The Dunedin Consort Guide to Opera • Episode 5 – Dunedin Consort (dunedin-consort.org.uk)

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NOV 2020 - MAR 2021

SONGS OF ISOLATION - ONE TREE HILL SINFONIA

Online Project

 

Ricardo Barros joins OTH Sinfonia as a guest harpsichordist in a Lottery funded project featuring works by Handel.

Songs of Isolation – One Tree Hill Sinfonia (othsinfonia.org)