An overview of our main events in 2016

A Journey through Baroque Europe Muffat, Geminiani, Bach, Henry, Purcell, Locatelli, Vivaldi Angers 24th January Rameau is back at the Bac. A reprise of our school project of 2015 un High Schools of Burgundy 1-5 February The World of Purcell With VOCES8 Festival...

Marcello’s Psalms

Our second discographic collaboration with vocal group VOCES8 resulted this autumn in a world-première release of a selection of Psalms by Benedetto Marcello in the  English version by Charles Avison (1757). Our joint venture has gained international critical praise...

A memorial plaque for Joseph!

The year 2005 saw the rediscovery of the composer and violinist Joseph Touchemoulin, who was born in Chalon-sur-Saône in 1727 and who died at Regensburg in 1801. Ten years on, he is now honoured with a memorial plaque at his birthplace, unveiled by the Maire of Chalon...

J. S. Bach’s Saint John Passion

Les Inventions were particularly honoured by a collaboration with the famous Latvian Radio Choir. The idea of working together came during a masterclass given in 2013 by Patrick Ayrton at the Conservatoire of Riga, a city with a rich musical past including figures...

Jean-Philippe Rameau featuring in baccalaureate syllabus!

In coordination with La Cité de la Voix in Vézelay, Les Inventions performed music by Jean-Philippe Rameau in three high-schools of Burgundy. As this famed Baroque composer was a baccalaureate subject his year and will be again in 2016, the aim was to offer the...