Les Indes galantes: Orchestra Suite from the Opera-Ballet
Featuring 18th century paintings projected behind the orchestra in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Antoine Plante, Conductor
Helga Kessler Aurisch, Curator
Approx. 1 hr 45 min, with intermission
7:15pm, in the Green Room
A baroque operatic masterpiece – presented with help from the Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Rameau’s music to Les Indes Galantes perfectly represents French baroque opera – now, experience this work in a unique collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston featuring a curated series of eighteenth century paintings projected behind the Orchestra – it’s a singular way to experience this music like never before.
This concert is a part of Houston Early Music Festival and is made possible in part by Luc Messier, the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira