And a really inspirational talk it was too! twitter.com/HelenRichenda/…
Is love what you think it is?
Our Baroque dance spectacular, Dangerous Liaisons, tells a classic love story. But in the Baroque era, composers were influenced by a very different theory of why people fell in love than we have now.
Viren Swami is Professor of social psychology at Anglia Ruskin University, and an expert on the science of attraction. He explains how things have changed.
Tuesday 26 June 2018
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre
Music by Jean-Baptiste Lully, André Campra, Jean-Philippe Rameau and Marc-Antoine Charpentier
John Butt, conductor/harpsichord
Hubert Hazebroucq, choreographer
Anna Dennis, soprano
Nick Pritchard, tenor
Les Corps Eloquents, dance
The sights and sounds of Versailles – elegant 17th century dance meets the best of French Baroque music.
Part of our 2017/18 season, Visions, Illusions and Delusions.