Program

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for Two Violins and Cello in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV565
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8, No. 2 RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) from The Four Seasons

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: I. Allegro

George Frideric Handel

Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op. 6, No. 4, HWV 322

Francesco Geminiani

Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 5, No.12, "La folia"

Jean-Féry Rebel 

Les Caractères de la Danse

 

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

 

RUNNING TIME

1 hr 30 min, with intermission

 

 


Relax, recharge, and revel

Rescheduled and reprogrammed from Labor Day Weekend, Mercury presents a special benefit concert featuring the exuberant music of Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel. "In honor of the Houston community's strength and resilience, we have created a new program that will include joyful music by Vivaldi, Bach and Handel. We hope you will join us in celebrating the 'can do' spirit of Houston." - Artistic Director Antoine Plante

 

Sponsored in part by the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board.

 

 

Ensemble

 

VIOLINS

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster

Anabel Detrick
Noel Martin
Maria Lin

 

Oleg Sulyga
Andrés González
Hae-a Lee-Barnes
Kana Kimura

VIOLA

Yvonne Smith
Matthew Carrington

 

CELLO

Julia Sengupta
Francis Koiner

BASS

Deborah Dunham

 

Harpsichord

Andrew Schneider

 

 

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