Period & Chamber

Les Violons du Roy

Introduction

Askonas Holt first worked with this wonderful Québecoise Baroque ensemble in 2003, organising a major European tour for them and their dynamic Music Director, Bernard Labadie, alongside the star counter-tenor, David Daniels. Since then, Askonas Holt has arranged further European tours, with Magdalana Kožená and David Daniels, including concerts at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and at the Schleswig Holstein, Rheingau and Carinthia summer festivals, and a further European tour, with mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux, celebrating the release of a CD of arias by Handel and Hasse on the Virgin Classics label.

Les Violons du Roy are highly acclaimed for their vibrant and brilliant sound and they bring enormous vitality and energy to their performances which lends a fresh and exciting approach to a wide range of Baroque and Classical repertoire.


Introduction

Askonas Holt first worked with this wonderful Québecoise Baroque ensemble in 2003, organising a major European tour for them and their dynamic Music Director, Bernard Labadie, alongside the star counter-tenor, David Daniels. Since then, Askonas Holt has arranged further European tours, with Magdalana Kožená and David Daniels, including concerts at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and at the Schleswig Holstein, Rheingau and Carinthia summer festivals, and a further European tour, with mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux, celebrating the release of a CD of arias by Handel and Hasse on the Virgin Classics label.

Les Violons du Roy are highly acclaimed for their vibrant and brilliant sound and they bring enormous vitality and energy to their performances which lends a fresh and exciting approach to a wide range of Baroque and Classical repertoire.