Program

Arcangelo Corelli

Concerto Gross in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 “Christmas Concerto”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165
Agnus Dei from Coronation Mass K. 317
Laudamus te from Great Mass in C minor, K. 427

Johann SebastiAn Bach

Sinfonia from Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats, BWV 42
"Wie lieblich klingt es..." from Ich freue mich in dir, BWV 133
Sinfonia from Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150
Laudamus te from Mass in B minor, BWV 232

Henri joseph Rigel

Symphony No. 8 in G minor

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

Lauren Snouffer, Soprano
 

RUNNING TIME

1 hr 45 min, with intermission

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, in Stude Concert Hall


A perfect concert for the holiday season

Celebrate the warmth and company of friends and family this holiday season, and join Mercury for a sparkling Christmas concert: featuring Corelli’s famous Christmas Concerto (a holiday tradition for nearly 300 years) as well as works by Bach, Mozart, and Rigel with audience favorite Lauren Snouffer.

This concert is made possible in part by the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

 

Ensemble

 

Viola

James Dunham
Yvonne Smith
Matthew Carrington

 

Cello

Courtenay Vandiver Pereira
Keiran Campbell*
Julia Sengupta

 

Bass

Deborah Dunham
Paul Ellison

Violin I

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster


Anabel Detrick
Noel Martin
Augusta McKay Lodge*
Kana Kimura
Joanna Becker

 

Violin II

Andrés González
Maria Lin
Gabriel Maffuz-Anker
Eugeniu Cheremoush

 

*Juilliard Fellow

Oboe

John Abberger
MaryAnn Shore

 

Bassoon

Stephanie Corwin

 

Horn

James Wilson
Linda Dempf

 

Harpsichord

Mario Aschauer


 

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