Vox 3 Collective – Early Music Series 2016-2017

4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 19 at the Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake

vox3picIn celebration of their 10th anniversary season, VOX 3 Collective returns to Early Music at the Barn with a semi-staged production of Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s chamber opera Les Arts Florissants.  Art, Architecture, Poetry, and Music ally with Peace to chase Discord back to Hades in this sumptuous French baroque confection. The cast includes sopranos Mary Lutz-Govertsen (La Paix),  Laura Pinto (La Musique), and bass-baritone David Govertsen (La Discorde) with musical direction by harpsichordist Jason Moy.  Theater and ode music of Henry Purcell including selections from The Fairy Queen and Hail! Bright Cecilia round out VOX 3’s 17th century fête.