Musical Murder Mystery: Who killed Jean-Marie Leclair?

There has been a murder…

The victim: Jean-Marie Leclair, 67, composer

The crime scene: The vestibule of his house in the district of Le Marais, Paris

Cause of death: Three stab wounds

Jean-Marie Leclair, an 18th century violinist and composer was stabbed to death in 1764.

The prime suspects were the gardener, his ex-wife, a rival violinist, and even a secret hitman

– and his murder was never solved.

258 years ago, this murder left Inspector Antoine Sartine puzzled – can you help

solve the case? During the show, you will be asked to take all the evidence into account and

decide, which suspect you think killed Jean-Marie Leclair.

Your vote will determine the outcome and which bespoke ending you will get to see.

An interactive musical murder mystery, performed by award winning Baroque ensemble Apollo’s Cabinet.

With music by Jean-Marie Leclair, Jean- Frery Rebel, Henry Purcell, George Frideric Handel and others.


10 Sep 2023


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


free entry - donations


Callington Town Hall
New Road, Callington, PL17 7BD
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