Program

Jean-Philippe Rameau

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.

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

Helga Kessler Aurisch, Curator

RUNNING TIME

Approx. 1 hr 45 min, with intermission

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

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.

Ensemble

 

Violin I

Jonathan Godfrey,
Concertmaster

Anabel Ramirez
Maria Lin
Hannah Watson

 

VIOLIN II

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

Viola

Cynthia Black
Matthew Carrington

 

Cello

Sarah Stone
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira

 

Bass

Deborah Dunham

Theorbo

Michael Leopold

 

Harpsichord

Andrew Schneider

 

Percussion

Jesús Pacheco

 

 

Flute

David Ross
Andrea LeBlanc

 

oboe

Kathryn Montoya
Kristin Olson

 

bassoon

Nate Helgeson

 

TRUMPET

Josh Cohen

 

Gallery

 

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