Vincent Dumestre is 48 years old. The genius lute player has revived a great number of ancient European repertoires.

An expert of both formal and popular music, his science of continuo he has given a central place to the singing of both voices and instruments. This season he will present again his splendid Dido and Aeneas by Purcell and also Couperin’s Tenebrae Lessons. And finally he will play Versailles’s Music Master’s Music: Lalande, who wrote the most famous motets of the period of Louis XIV. Vincent Dumestre will play and record his splendid Te Deum, which was played during a century of Versailles magnificence.