Program

Johann Sebastian Bach

Christmas Magnificat, BWV 243a

...and other selections for Christmastime.

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Ensemble
Betsy Cook Weber, Director

RUNNING TIME

1 hr 45 min, with intermission

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, location TBA


A perfect concert for the holiday season

Celebrate the warmth and company of friends and family this holiday season, and join Mercury for a sparkling Christmas concert: featuring Corelli’s famous Christmas Concerto (a holiday tradition for nearly 300 years) as well as works by Bach, Mozart, and Rigel with audience favorite Lauren Snouffer.

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

 

Ensemble

 

Viola

James Dunham
Yvonne Smith
Matthew Carrington

 

Cello

Keiran Campbell*
Julia Sengupta
Francis Koiner

 

Bass

Deborah Dunham
Paul Ellison

Violin I

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster


Anabel Detrick
Noel Martin
Augusta McKay Lodge*
Kana Kimura
Joanna Becker

 

Violin II

Andrés González
Maria Lin
Gabriel Maffuz-Anker
Eugeniu Cheremoush

 

*Juilliard Fellow

Oboe

John Abberger
MaryAnn Shore

 

Bassoon

Stephanie Corwin

 

Horn

James Wilson
Linda Dempf

 

Harpsichord

Mario Aschauer


 

Gallery