Location: Ravindra Bhavan
Date: Thu, 2013/03/21 -7:00pm – 8:30pm
Amarillis is a musical ensemble and currently one of the most original baroque orchestras in Europe. Founded in 1994 and led by its artistic director, Héloïse Gaillard and the harpsichordist Violaine Cochard, Amarillis was soon distinguished by its acoustic exploration, its high instrumental technique and the enthusiastic response of audiences. The Ensemble’s twelve-CD discography has been praised by critics both in France and internationally. The group, counselled by Pierre Hantaï, Christophe Rousset and Christophe Coin, has won several international competitions. According to the requirements of the repertoire, the basic nucleus is joined by musicians of recognised talent. Amarillis works regularly with the finest singers of the younger generation, including Patricia Petibon, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Chantal Santon, Valérie Gabail, Robert Getchell, Arnaud Marzorati, Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro. Internationally renowned, Amarillis performs frequently in France, England, Holland, Spain, Germany, Latin America, Canada, and Senegal besides being showcased on Radio France Musique, Radio Classique, BBC, Mezzo and Arte.
The India tour will comprise of the following musicians
1. Maïlys de Villoutreys / soprano 2. Héloïse Gaillard / Recorder
3. Alice Piérot / Violin
4. Violaine Cochard / Harpsichord 5. Annabelle Luis / Cello