Program

Antonio Vivaldi

L’estro armonico, Op. 3, Nos. 1, 6, 8, 9, 10, and 11
Concerto for Two Cellos in G minor, RV 531
Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 152

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor


 

RUNNING TIME

1 hr 45 min, with intermission

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, in the Cullen Theater


An exhilarating and inspiring opening night concert

Join Mercury for an energetic and lively night of music by Antonio Vivaldi. Kick off the 2019-2020 Season with L’estro armonico, one of the most influential collections of music of the Baroque era. You will be transported back to 18th century Venice with virtuosic music that is deeply imaginative and endlessly inventive. 

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


Ensemble

Violin I

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster
Anabel Detrick
Kana Kimura
Andrés González

Violin II

Oleg Sulyga, Principal Second Violin
Maria Lin
Joanna Becker
Jackson Guillén

Viola

Kathleen Carrington, Principal
Matthew Carrington

Cello

Beiliang Zhu, Principal
Sonya Matoussova

Violone

Deborah Dunham, Principal

Harpsichord

Mario Aschauer

Theorbo

Arash Noori
 
 

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