Le Jardin de Mélodies
April 5-7, 2019

Le Jardin de Mélodies: 
A Parisian Renaissance Entertainment

Come experience the vibrant dance music and elegant tunes that inspired generations of French royals. Le Jardin de Mélodies is curated and directed by David Douglass, features an all-star Renaissance violin band, including world-famous lutenists Paul O’Dette and Charles Weaver, as well as a full vocal consort, led by soprano and Consort co-artistic director Ellen Hargis! 

Presented in partnership with the
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies


APRIL 5, 8 pm Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL 60610
APRIL 6, 8 pm Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637
APRIL 7, 3 pm Galvin Recital Hall, Northwestern University Campus, 70 Arts Cir Dr, Evanston, IL 60208

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Le Jardin de Mélodies Program

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MAY PERFORMANCE CANCELLED - The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour (click for more information)

Dear Valued Patrons,
We regret to share that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not present The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour this May 8-10th. We currently plan to reschedule this project for a special performance in August 2020. We hope to share more details on that soon. In the meantime, current ticketholders for May performances of The Mistress can choose to hold their ticket(s) and use them for the rescheduled event, or receive a voucher for the cost to be used for future Consort events, donate the cost of their tickets as a tax-deductible charitable contribution, or request a refund. Please note that season pass holders will receive a percentage credit or refund. To confirm arrangements, contact General Manager Hannah De Priest at manager@newberryconsort.org. You can also leave a voicemail at 773-669-7335 and she will call you back.

You can always donate to the Newberry Consort online  or via check. Our mailing address is The Newberry Consort, P.O. Box 60212, Chicago, IL, 60660-0212. Please reach out to manager@newberryconsort.org if you have any questions or leave a message at 773-669-7335 and one of our staff will be in touch with you.
We appreciate your understanding and very much look forward to welcoming you to Newberry Consort concerts in the future. Till then, wishing you all good health and safety in these uncertain times.