Ensemble Caprice (with program and notes)

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  • Concert Reminder:  Ensemble Caprice

  • Complete program notes

This Friday:

clip_image001[7] Fri., Mar. 5, 2010, 8:00PM

Pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m


Music of Paradise and Hell

Christ the King Lutheran Church
2353 Rice Blvd

“Such dazzling virtuosity on the recorder leaves you in staggering daze! We wonder by which diabolical trick the flautists manage to articulate at such speed, with so much breath and energy.” Le Devoir – Canada

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Houston Early Music presents Ensemble Caprice in Music of Paradise and Hell on March 5th at 8pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, featuring a dazzling selection of 17th century works on recorders, viola da gamba, Baroque guitar and percussion. The performance coincides with the Society of Seventeenth-Century Music annual conference at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. Matthias Maute will give a pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m.


Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005

Limited free parking is available on the lot west of Christ the King Lutheran Church. Ample parking is available for $1.00 (credit card only) across the street at Rice University’s stadium parking lot on the southeast corner of Rice & Greenbriar. (Be sure to use the same credit card to enter and leave the parking lot.)


Tickets are available online at

and at the door: $35 for general admission, $30 for seniors, and $10 for students (with student ID.) Free admission for children under 15.


Houston Early Music
P.O. Box 271193 Houston TX 77277-1193
Phone 713-432-1744
email info@HoustonEarlyMusic.org
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