Program

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto in D Major for Viola d'amore and Orchestra, RV. 392
Concerto in D Minor for Viola d'amore and Orchestra, RV. 395

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6

Pietro Locatelli

L'Arte del Violino, Op. 3, No. 12 “The Harmonic Labyrinth”

Heinrich Biber

Battalia

Featured  ARTISTS

Rachel Barton Pine, Violin/Viola d'amore/Leader

RUNNING TIME

1 hr and 45 minutes

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, location TBA


An unforgettable night of Baroque virtuosity

For one night only, the extraordinary Rachel Barton Pine lends her sublime musicality and talent to Mercury as soloist and leader in a program of concertos for Baroque Viola d’amore and violin. A concert you will not want to miss!

“An exciting, boundary-defying performer – Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.” – The Washington Post

“Striking and charismatic…she demonstrated a bravura technique and soulful musicianship” – The New York Times

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


Ensemble

Violin

Joanna Becker
Andrés González
Jackson Guillen
Sarah Jane Kenner*
Kana Kimura
Maria Lin
Noel Martin
Oleg Sulyga
Hannah Watson
Alana Youssefian*

Viola

Matthew Carrington
Stephen Goist
Yvonne Smith

Cello

Courtenay Vandiver Pereira
Beiliang Zhu

Violone

Deborah Dunham

Theorbo

Paul Morton

Harpsichord

Mario Aschauer
 

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