March 9, 2013: POÈME HARMONIQUE


IN COLLABORATION WITH DA CAMERA OF HOUSTON

Saturday, March 9, 2013 
POÈME HARMONIQUE
Venezia dalle Calli ai Palazzi
8:00PM, Cullen Theater, Wortham Center
501 Texas Avenue

The ensemble’s Houston debut is presented in collaboration with Da Camera of Houston. Semi- staged in candlelight, the program of works by Claudio Monteverdi, Biagio Marini, Francesco Manelli and Benedetto Ferrari is a celebration of Venice in the Golden Age, when art music and popular forms came together and mingled, before emotion and language were restrained by rules and codes. 

Tickets available through our partner Da Camera of Houston

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 ARMONIA CELESTE

 


EMERGING ARTISTS SERIES

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 
ARMONIA CELESTE
Udite Amanti – Lovers Beware!
7:30PM, Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
6221 Main Street

 A pre-concert talk with ensemble members begins at 6:45 p.m. 

 

Download preview of program: Armonia Celeste Explores Love’s Perils

This up-and-coming group specializes in rarely heard music from the Italian Renaissance and early Baroque. In mid-17th-century Rome, the Barberini family was a great supporter of vocal chamber music. The program highlights Roman composers of the period, including Rossi, Carissimi and Cesti. To complete the historical picture, a copy of the famous Barberini harp, made for this prestigious family in 1635, will be played in this concert.

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December 11: BALTIMORE CONSORT

Celebrate the Yuletide season with the engaging music of this dynamic group.With their always festive cornucopia of instruments—lute, cittern, viols, crumhorns, recorders, rebec and percussion—this virtuosic ensemble offers old carols and dance tunes from the British Isles, Germany, France, Spain and the New World.


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

BALTIMORE CONSORT

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Program, Notes, Artist Biographies for Baltimore Consort “Wassail”

–> Read in PDF format Wassail Program, 2012-12-11

THE BALTIMORE CONSORT

Wassail, Wassail!

Old Carols and Dance Tunes from the British Isles,

France, Spain, Germany, and Appalachia

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Photos from El Mundo concert, October 2012

Here are some photos (credit: by Donn Mumma) from the concert Friday, October 12, 2012, EL MUNDO, Richard Savino, Dir. The Kingdoms of Castille

Friday, October 12: The Kingdoms of Castille

Grammy-nominated ensemble El Mundo will kick off the Houston Early Music season with a program of 17th- and 18th-century Spanish, Italian and Latin American music at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church on Friday, October 12, at 7:30 p.m. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Series, the program is titled “The Kingdoms of Castille” and will feature music from the group’s CD of the same name, nominated for a Grammy Award last year.

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Special Seating and Pricing to Le Poème Harmonique with Season Subscriptions

Have you ordered your season subscriptions to Houston Ealy Music’s 2012-2013 season? We’d like to remind you that our subscriptions include premium seating to our joint production with Da Camera of Venezia dalle Calli ai Palazzi by Le Poème Harmonique. Season ticket buyers enjoy premium seating at the Wortham Center for this special event at an effective price well below that offered to the general public. But you have to act fast, because the best seats are going fast. If you are unfamiliar with this outstanding ensemble, read a review in the New York TImes. Order you season subsciptions now to ensure the best seats. 

Purchase Season Tickets here