Les Symphonies pour les Soupers du Roi
In conjunction with the CMBV’s project on Lalande’s Symphonies pour les Soupers du Roi, a concert and seminar have been organised to pave the way for research. The CMBV and its partners, the Lyon [...]
Music copyists in 17th & 18th century France
The CMBV is running a seminar on music copyists to assess their knowledge, methods and the working of their craft. Besides printers and engravers, copyists are essential links in the production of [...]
[Canceled] Conductor carte blanche
In the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the jeudi musical on February 4 is canceled. Program Conductor carte blanche Jeudis musicaux concerts offer a special [...]
[Canceled] Mass for two Choirs and two Orchestras by Henry Desmarest*
In the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the jeudi musical on February 11 at the Royal Chapel of Versailles is canceled. Program Mass for two Choirs and two Orchestras [...]
Concerts, stage productions, teaching projects, recordings: the production department encourages the spread of French Baroque music.
Symposiums, study days, seminars, publications, performance practices : the CMBV Research Department is a musicology lab, working in partnership with the CESR and the CNRS.
Sharing knowledge of early music and practical expertise in French baroque music in particular, is one of the key missions of the CMBV.
Education & Culture
The Centre de musique baroque de Versailles designs bespoke local activities and outreach projects, notably for youngsters.
Sheet music, books, CDs and DVDs. The Centre de musique baroque de Versailles offers a variety of publications.
The CMBV has multiple ressources: a specialised library, digital resources, stage set & costume collections, musical instruments, 18 rehearsal rooms, etc.