Les Characteres de la danse
Ballet Suite from Castor et Pollux
Suite from King Arthur
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major
French style was the height of Baroque musical fashion. Guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley takes the orchestra on an exploration of its influence, starting with the visceral rhythms and catchy melodies of French composers Rameau and Rebel and moving to Henry Purcell’s spectacular music from King Arthur and J. S. Bach’s unforgettable Orchestral Suite No. 3.