Mélomanie at the DCCA

Mélomanie, the internationally acclaimed Wilmington music ensemble noted for provocative pairings of early and contemporary works, will be bringing its 2016 concert series to the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. The DCCA is a proud partner of Mélomanie and their eclectic musical offerings.


2016 Wilmington Concert Series

Mélomanie Valentine's Day Concert | Sunday, February 14, 2016, 2:00 pm
With guest artist • Priscilla Herreid on oboe. 

The Nobility of Women • Kile Smith, Sonata in E Minor for two bass instruments • Jean-Baptiste Masse, Quartet in G Major (from Tafelmusik) • Georg Philipp TTelemann, Quatorzieme Concert (from Les gouts-reunis) for Baroque oboe and basso continuo • Francios Couperin, Two Interludes for flute, violin, and harpsichord • Jacques Ibert 

Mélomanie Spring Concert | Sunday, March 13, 2016, 2:00 pm
Guest artists • Eva Ingolf, violin • Suzanne Sorkin, composer

World Premiere: Galls and Burls • Suzanne Sorkin, Three-minute contemporary works for solo violin commissioned and performed by Eva Inglof, Folk music from Iceland • arranged by Mark Hagerty, Music from the Scandinavian Baroque 

Mélomanie Wilmington Series Special Event: Brunch & Concert | Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:00am
Guest artists • Rainer Beckmann, recorder • Eve Friedman, flute • Naomi Gray, cello

World Premiere: The Sound of the Sea • Luduino Pitombeira, Concerto for five instruments • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier

Special event ticket price


Tickets $20 adults; $15 students/seniors; youth through age 15 free. DCCA members can enjoy a $5 discount on tickets when using the code "DCCA" during online purchase! Purchase online at www.melomanie.org or call 302.764.6338 to reserve. Cash or check only at the door.

Mélomanie is: Donna Fournier, viola da gamba, Douglas McNames, cellos, Kimberly Reighley, flutes, Christof Richter, violins, and Tracy Richardson, harpsichords. Read more about the musicians.

The ensemble's newest CD, Excursions, was released by Meyer Media in September 2014 and is available for download at www.meyer-media.com and other online music outlets. Mélomanie is supported by the Delaware Division of the Arts and the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.