Current & Forthcoming Projects


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.

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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

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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.

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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.


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4-9 APR 2022


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.