Unfortunately, due to challenges presented by COVID‑19, Musica Viva has made the difficult decision to cancel the tour of Les Talens Lyriques and Siobhan Stagg.

Whilst Musica Viva hasn’t been able to bring you the International artists as intended, they have been working hard to return to the stage and we’re delighted to confirm Musica Viva will instead present ReconnectQueen of the Nile with rising star Sofia Troncoso and CamerataQueensland’s Chamber Orchestra on Thursday, 12 November 2020.

QPAC is in the process of contacting all current ticket holders with this updated information.

As a child visiting Paris, Christophe Rousset demanded to be taken to the gorgeous Baroque palace and gardens of Versailles, now a byword for lavish ornamentation and luxurious decorative arts. It was the beginning of a brilliant career, and the inspiration for what has become his life’s work in the music of this era, first as a prodigious harpsichordist and then, since 1991, as the leader of his own extraordinary ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques.

To experience their performance is to understand why the French gave us so many words like ‘élan’ and ‘panache’ – words which equally describe the stunning virtuosity of Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg, their featured soloist on this tour.

“The playing of Les Talens Lyriques is a model of clarity, vitality and theatrical wit.” Gramophone
“Siobhan Stagg has a wonderfully warm and expressive voice, and an easy grace and naturalness about everything she does.” WWT News Chicago


Les Talens Lyriques
Director and Harpsichord Christophe Rousset
Soprano Siobhan Stagg


Lully Ah, Rinaldo, dove sei?
Leclair Deuxième Récréation de musique, op 8 (Excerpts)
Montéclair La Morte di Lucretia
Scarlatti L’Arianna
Handel Trio Sonata in G major, op 5 no 4, HWV399 (Excerpts)
Handel Notte placida e cheta, HWV142

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