An Evening at Versailles
2017 Autumn Benefit
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Please join us for this special event,
graciously hosted by Judith McCartin Scheide
at Jasna Polana in Princeton, New Jersey.

A celebration of the musical  and culinary arts of France, the event features an intimate chamber concert followed by a sumptuous buffet
and silent auction.
The music begins at 5:15 p.m.

The Program 
This theatrical entertainment features actors Bernadette Quigley & Paul Hecht and Dryden's chamber musicians in words and music from the court of Louis XIV. An ensemble of violin, oboe, bass viol, lute and harpsichord will perform music by Lully,
Couperin, and Marais with dramatic readings from the letters and diaries of Élisabeth Charlotte (sister-in-law to the king) and
the Duc de Saint-Simon.

Reservations required.
To receive a printed invitation to this special event,
please call 609-466-8541 or send an e-mail to:

drydenensemble@gmail.com
Buy Benefit Tickets Online!
Please respond by noon on Friday, September 22nd.

Guests may attend as Donors ($150 per person), Patrons ($250 per person),
or Benefactors ($500 per person). Just choose your level and click on "Add to Cart."
(You can change the number of tickets in the shopping cart.)

Autumn Benefit 2017 - October 1
THE BOARD OF THE DRYDEN ENSEMBLE
Carter van Dyke, President
Jack Tomlinson, Treasurer
Jane McKinley, Artistic Director
Peggy de Wolf
Charles Magee
Judith McCartin Scheide
Barbara Taylor 
The Dryden Ensemble
The Dryden Ensemble, a professional, non-profit chamber music ensemble,
specializes in music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
 played on period instruments in the stylistic conventions of the time.