Sinfonia in E major, RV 131
Concerto for 2 Violins in G major, RV 516
Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 152
Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 324
Sonata for Violin & Guitar in E minor, Op. 3, No. 6
Il carnevale di Venezia, Op.10
Fantasy based on “La Follia”
Expanding Geminiani’s popular melody, this fantasy is full of musical surprises. You may recognize melodies from Vivaldi, Paganini, Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Shostakovich, a bit of tango and perhaps even a bit of Hollywood. Arrangement by Antoine Plante and Denis Plante.
Antoine Plante, Conductor and Co-Creator
Denis Plante, Director and Co-Creator
Jonathan Godfrey, Violin
Anabel Detrick, Violin
David Jacques, Guitar
1 hr 30 min, with intermission
A battle of violin virtuosi in a dazzling showcase of musical styles
Celebrate Miller's 95th Season with Mercury as we evoke the competition and excitement of a modern-day Battle of the Bands. The orchestra, with soloists Jonathan Godfrey and Anabel Detrick, will pit these heavyweight classical composers against each other in a dazzling showcase of musical styles led by Artistic Director Antoine Plante.
Sponsored in part by the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board.
ViolinJonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster
Anabel Detrick, Featured soloist
ViolaKathleen Carrington, Principal
CelloBeiliang Zhu, Principal
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira