Program

Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria, RV 589

Lauda Jerusalem (Psalm 147), RV 609

Concerto for Sopranino Recorder in C major, RV 443

In turbato mare, RV 627

In furore iustissimae irae, RV 626

 

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor


Teresa Wakim, Soprano
Abigail Fischer, Mezzo-Soprano
 

Members of the Houston Symphony Chorus
Betsy Cook Weber, Director

RUNNING TIME

Approx. 1 hr 45 min, with intermission

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, in the Cullen Theater


A perfect concert for the holiday season

Vivaldi’s Gloria: it’s one of music’s most uplifting choral works – full of high drama and musical fireworks.  Now, experience this dazzling work paired with other classics by Vivaldi.  This is an ideal holiday concert to share with family and friends. 

This concert is underwritten by Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Prince, and made possible in part by the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

Biographies of Guest Artists

Welcome from the Artistic Director

Program Notes

 

VENUE ALERT

I-45 will be closed in both directions between I-10 & US-59. For alternate routes consult Plan Your Visit or Google Maps. Additionally, parking will be busy with many holiday events in the Theater District. Please allow plenty of time to get to the concert hall. 

Ensemble

 

Violin I

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster

Anabel Ramirez
Noel Martin
Maria Lin

 

VIOLIN II

Oleg Sulyga
Andrés González
Hae-a Lee-Barnes
Boson Mo

Viola

Matthew Carrington
Yvonne Smith

 

Cello

Julia Sengupta         
Francis Koiner

 

Bass

Erik Gronfor

Oboe/Recorder

Kathryn Montoya

 

Trumpet

Amanda Pepping

 

Harpsichord/ORGAN

Andrew Schneider

 

Chorus

 

Dr. Betsy Cook Weber, Director
Janet Menzie, Rehearsal Conductor

Sharon Abada
Stuart Aron
Jonathan Bordelon
Sara Brannon
Pat Bumpus
Troy Burnett
Elizabeth Chrisman
Nicole Colby
Anna Diemer
Randy Eckman
Raul Enriquez

Julia FitzGerald
Chase Gaines
Julia Hall
Austin Hart
Megan Henry
George Howe
Jillian Hughes
Ben May
Janet Menzie
Shelby Murphy
Theresa Olin

Janwin Overstreet-Goode
Jack Petok
Jessica Rangel
Gabriel Rio
Kevin Shultz
Jeff Simmons
Miriam Stafford
Siobhan Thompson
Yen-Kuei Tu
Lance Wilcox
Lee Williams

 
 

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