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London Baroque Program

"Bachanall"

Fri., October 11, 1996, 8:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main Street

  • Celebrate our gala season-opening concert with flamboyant music-makers whose combination of polish and verve result in wickedly wonderful interplay.

"Four Chips off the old Bach"

Pre-concert Lecture: 7:00 p.m., Chapel
Musicians of London Baroque

  • Explore the Bach family tree and its many branches.

Gothic Voices Program

"Visions of Ecstasy"

Fri., November 8, 1996, 8:00 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1015 Main at Holman
Generously Underwritten by British Airways
Co-Sponsored by the Medieval and Renaissance Institute

  • Your spirits will soar as you hear the mystical, ethereal, exquisite sounds of chant echo in time and space.

"O, Quan Gloriosum! (O, Glorious Works!)"

Pre-concert Lecture & Exhibit: 7:00 p.m., Great Hall
Dr. Derek Baker,
Co-Sponsored by Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

  • Experience the unique wonder and beauty of seeing illuminated manuscripts, and then hearing them performed.

Baltimore Consort Program

"Bright Day Star"

Fri., December 6, 1996, 8:00 p.m.
Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas
Co-Sponsored by the Religion and Arts Council of Christ Church Cathedral

  • Rejoice as you hear carols old and new. Then join us for a candlelight reception of gingerbread, wassail and madrigals.

Harald Vogel Program
"Germany's Golden Age"

Fri., January 24, 1997, 8:00 p.m.
Christ the King Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Blvd.
Co-Sponsored by the Bach Society

  • Thrill to the majesty of the king of instruments, contrasted by the delicate sounds of the harpsichord in a program by one of Germany's foremost musicians

"Sonnets from Stone"

Pre-concert Lecture: 7:00 p.m., Nave
Deborah Morris

  • The architecture of music ... the music of architecture.

 

Piffaro , The Renaissance Band

New: photos from the concert!
"Tapestry of Love"

Fri., February 14, 1997, 8:00 p.m.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 5501 Main Street

  • You've heard them as the Philadelphia Renaissance Wind Band, now prepare to be bowled over by their virtuosity and wit in a romantic program full of spirit and visible fun. Bagpipes, recorders, lutes, shawms, sackbuts, crumhorns and a host of other instruments resound in this program of songs and dances.

Free Family Concert!

Felix Pitre Program

Hispanic Heritage Series
"Cuentos de la Abuela"
("Stories from my Grandmother")

Sun., March 9, 1997, 2:00 p.m.
The Children's Museum, 1500 Binz
Co-Sponsored by the Children's Museum & the Institute of Hispanic Culture

(Concert is free with admission to museum)

  • Bring your family and friends for whimsical tales, songs and puppets from Latin America...a delight for all ages. A special surprise is in store for all children who attend!

ARTEK
with Drew Minter, countertenor Program

"Arie Antiche"

Sat., April 26, 1997, 8:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main

  • Hear sumptuous sounds, delicious lyrics, astonishing improvisations, plus the stunning beauty of Drew Minter's voice in a festive program of Italian baroque music for spring.

"Italian Baroque Art"

Pre-concert Lecture: 7:00 p.m., Chapel

  • A feast for the senses...explore the voluptuous charms of Italian art.

Early Conversations: Pre-concert Talks

Gain new insights about music and its contexts.
Join us for free talks one hour prior to our concerts.

October 11, 1996
First Presbyterian Church
Chapel, 7:00 p.m.
Four Chips off the old Bach
Musicians of London Baroque Ensemble

November 8, 1996
Trinity Episcopal Church
Great Hall, 7:00 p.m.
O, Quan Gloriosum! (O, Glorious Works!)
Dr. Derek Baker

January 24, 1997
Christ the King Lutheran Church
The Nave, 7:00 p.m.
Sonnets from Stone
Deborah Morris

April 26, 1997
First Presbyterian Church
Chapel, 7:00 p.m.
Italian Baroque Art


 


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