Houston Early Music Mourns the Death of Professor Robert B. Lynn
Houston Early Music joins the Bach Society Houston and Christ the King Lutheran Church in mourning the death of Professor Robert B. Lynn, the founding director of The Bach Society Choir and Orchestra. Continue reading
Second Annual Houston Early Music Festival
Ars Lyrica Houston, Bach Society Houston, Houston Early Music and Mercury – The Orchestra Redefined will host the second annual Houston Early Music Festival (HEMF) from February 8-16, 2014 at venues across the city. The festival will feature four main-stage performances, two ancillary performances and four lectures. Continue reading
HEM Artistic Director Nancy Ellis writes:
I am attaching an invitation to a tribute concert to instrument builder Dominik Zuchowicz sponsored by Viols of Houston. This promises to be an outstanding event benefiting a most worthy cause.
Houston Early Music wishes to inform you of the following events in the Austin area:
Subj: Early Music workshops and concerts in Austin, coming up!
January and February can feel like a quiet time after all the holiday pandemonium has died down, but there are some musical events coming up in Austin to take note of!
Friday, January 29 – Harmonia Ariosa, a concert of Baroque music featuring Laurie Young Stevens, Manfredo Kraemer, Paul Leenhouts, Phoebe Carrai and a galaxy of other early music stars; 8pm, St Mary’s Cathedral in downtown Austin; more details at the Texas Early Music Project Website, http://www.early-music.org/ .
Saturday, February 6 – MidWinter Recorder Workshop by Paul Leenhouts; 9am-5pm at Triumphant Love Lutheran Church in Austin, $35 fee; more details at the Austin ARS chapter Website, http://main.org/austinars . (Download a flyer for this event.)
Saturday, February 13 – World Music Recorder and Percussion Workshops by Nina Stern and Peter Maund; 10am-3pm at First Presbyterian Church in Austin, $35 for entire workshop or $20 for one session; more details athttp://main.org/austinars . (Download a flyer for these events.)
Same evening (Feb 13) – Wanderings, a concert by Nina Stern and Peter Maund; 8pm, First Presbyterian Church in Austin; more details at http://main.org/austinars .
To register for either workshop, reply to this email, or follow the directions on the ARS Website.
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Houston Early Music would like you to be aware of the following event:
Austin Troubadours Present:
Mediterranean Journey(Medieval and Renaissance music of Mediterranean countries)
Please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Slobodan at 512/331-2856 for more info
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Houston Early Music wishes to bring to your attention the following program of interest to early music lovers:
You can find more information and purchase tickets at the Jewish Community Center website.
Chamber Music and More…
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Feb. 8, 2008, By CHARLES WARD / Houston Chronicle
Houston’s early-music scene is getting another major boost with the founding of the Heinrich Schütz Choir of Texas.
Based at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Midtown, the new ensemble debuts on April 20 with a Vesper service featuring Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien, an hour-plus work considered the composer’s most important funeral music. Allen Hightower, director of choral activities at Sam Houston State University, will conduct. The initial concert will feature 24 singers, period instruments and other works of Schütz.
more … Schütz choir to offer new early-music venue | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle