[Canceled] Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Femininity
Following the government's decisions on coronavirus COVID-19, this event is canceled. Program Magnificat H75 and In nativitatem Domini H421 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier Jeudis musicaux [...]
Achante et Céphise
Since first performed in 1751, Achante et Céphise has never been staged in France again due to its notorious difficulties. The Centre de musique baroque de Versailles, Alexis Kossenko and Les [...]
Symphonies pour les Soupers du Roi and the Grand Couvert ritual during the Grand Siècle
The CMBV has joined forces with the Château de Versailles research centre for its first day seminar on the royal supper ritual (Grand Couvert ) based on Lalande’s iconic Symphonies pour les Soupers du [...]
The Académie Royale de Musique - the creation of Opera and Stage Productions in France in the 17th & 18th centuries
The CMBV is running a preparatory workshop prior to publishing a study of the running of the Académie Royale de Musique from an artistic, artisan and pedagogical point of view. The development of [...]
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.