Texas Early Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesTexas
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Houston, Texas, USA
Festival Contact Information

Mercury Houston
2311 Canal Street, Suite 202

Houston, TX 77003 USA

Phone: +01 713-533-0080
Email: info@mercurybaroque.org

Festival Dates March 8 - 10, 2013
Festival Links

http://mercuryhouston.org/texas-early-music-festival/

Festival Events:

Programming 2013:
  • Friday, March 8, at 8:00pm
    Mercury presents PERGOLESI’S STABAT MATER
    Venue — Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center
    Sacred works from the Baroque era featuring vocal compositions with Soprano Amanda Forsythe, countertenor Tim Mead
    • Program:
      Vivaldi Nisi Dominus
      Vivaldi Nulla in mundo pax sincera
      Pergolesi Stabat Mater
  • Saturday, March 9, at 8:00pm
    Da Camera and Houston Early Music presents LE POÈME HARMONIQUE: VENEZIA
    Venue — Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center
    The award-winning early music group from France performs music from Venice’s 17th-century Goldenage. For effect the performance is semi-staged in candlelight.
    • Works of:
      Claudio Monteverdi
      Biagio Marini
      Francesco Manelli
      Benedetto Ferrari
  • Sunday, March 10, at 6:00pm
    Ars Lyrica presents ACIS & GALATEA Venue — Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
    Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble presents a new production,
    Directed by Tara Faircloth and featuring — soprano Blair Doerge, countertenor Ryland Angel, tenor Derek Chester, baritone Michael Kelly, and bass-baritone Timothy Jones.
    • Program:
      Handel’s Acis and Galatea

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