Program

Johann Sebastian Bach

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

 

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

Nicholas Phan, Evangelist
Mark Diamond, Jesus
Mary Wilson, Soprano
Meg Bragle, Alto
Derek Chester, Tenor
Michael Sumuel, Bass

Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Ensemble
Betsy Cook Weber, Director

Houston Boychoir
Carole Nelson, Director

RUNNING TIME

TBA

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, Stude Concert Hall


"There is nothing like it in all of music"

...said Leonard Bernstein of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Now, experience Mercury’s period instrument performance one of the most gripping, moving, and ambitious musical works ever conceived.

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


Ensemble

Orchestra I

 

Violin

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster

Kana Kimura
Joanna Becker
Boson Mo
Rachel Shepard
Hannah Watson

 

Viola

Yvonne Smith
Megan Wright

 

viola da gamba

Beiliang Zhu

 

Cello

Courtenay Vandiver Pereira

 

Violone

Deborah Dunham

Flute

David Ross
Andrea LeBlanc

 

Oboe, Oboe da caccia &  d’amore

John Abberger
Meg Owens

 

Bassoon

Nate Helgeson

Theorbo

Paul Morton

 

Organ

Mario Aschauer

 

Orchestra II

 

Violin 

Oleg Sulyga, Principal Second Violin


Andrés González
Maria Lin
Eugeniu Cheremoush
Jackson Guillén
Gabriel Maffuz-Anker

 

*Juilliard Fellow

Viola

Matthew Carrington
Katie Carrington

 

Cello

Keiran Campbell*
Julia Sengupta

 

Bass

Paul Ellison

Flute

Colin St. Martin
Alaina Diehl

 

Oboe & Oboe d’amore

Kristin Olson
David Dickey

 

Organ

Kirk Rich

 

 

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