Press Release: Baltimore Consort celebrates holidays with Houston Early Music

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Baltimore Consort celebrates holidays with Houston Early Music

“Wassail, Wassail!” program includes traditional carols and dance tunes from the British Isles, France, Spain, Germany and Appalachia

 

HOUSTON, TX – October 18, 2012 – The Baltimore Consort will bring a festive Yuletide program titled “Wassail, Wassail!” to Houston Early Music on Tuesday, December 11. The concert, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, celebrates the season with old carols and dance tunes from the British Isles, France, Spain, Germany and Appalachia.

“We are truly looking forward to being in Houston again,” said Mary Anne Ballard, who plays viols and rebec with the Consort and is a favorite of Houston Early Music audiences. The group has appeared some half-dozen times on the series, most recently in 2008.

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Press Release: Grammy nominee El Mundo kicks off Houston Early Music season

 Grammy nominee El Mundo kicks off Houston Early Music season

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HOUSTON, TX – August 16, 2012 – 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.   Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Houston Early Music announces 2012-2013 season, debuts Emerging Artists Series

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Houston Early Music announces 2012-2013 season, debuts Emerging Artists Series

HOUSTON, TX – July 5, 2012 – Houston Early Music, premier presenter of the world’s finest period ensembles and soloists, is introducing something new to audiences this year.

For its 2012-2013 season, Houston Early Music will debut its Emerging Artists Series, adding to its usual line-up of world-class performers.

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Press Release for TRIO SETTECENTO — The Scottish Play

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Trio Settecento highlights Scottish Baroque music

Chicago-based ensemble closes Houston Early Music’s season, May 4

HOUSTON, TX – March 19, 2012 – Chicago early music ensemble Trio Settecento will perform a program titled “The Scottish Play” at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church on Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. Closing the Houston Early Music 2011-2012 concert season, the performance will include both classical and folk music from the Baroque period, either composed in Scotland or inspired by the country.

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Press Release: La Morra debuts in U.S. with “Tears of a Lion”

 La Morra debuts in U.S. with “Tears of a Lion”

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Houston Early Music welcomes Swiss early music ensemble to Texas

 

HOUSTON, TX – January 25, 2012 – Swiss early music ensemble La Morra will visit Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston on Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m., as part of its first U.S. tour, which will take it to six cities across the country. The 12-year-old group will present “Lacrime di Leo (Tears of a Lion): A Secret Concert for Pope Leo X” on Houston Early Music’s season, treating audiences to little-heard gems from the early Italian Renaissance.

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Press Release: Houston Early Music to feature harpsichordist Richard Egarr, February 3

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Houston Early Music to feature harpsichordist Richard Egarr, February 3

 HOUSTON, TX – December 19, 2011 – Houston Early Music continues its 2011-2012 season with a performance by British harpsichordist and conductor Richard Egarr on Friday, Feb. 3. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin in Houston, TX 77004. Egarr will also offer a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.

 For the program, entitled The Harpsichord’s Golden Century, Egarr will present a fresh look at works of 17th century composers Louis Couperin and Johann Jakob Froberger, who were known to be great friends and colleagues.

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Press Release: DUFAY COLLECTIVE

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Houston Early Music presents UK-based Dufay Collective

HOUSTON, TX – October 4, 2011 – Houston Early Music will celebrate the holiday season with a performance by the Dufay Collective on Sunday, December 11. The concert, which will feature Christmas music from Renaissance England, begins at 5 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Avenue, Houston, Texas 77002.

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Houston Early Music’s season finale celebrates Tudor King Henry VIII

Download Press Release (Word document) SixWivesUSA2011-programmefinal HOUSTON EARLY MUSIC P. O. Box 271193 Houston, TX 77277-1193 www.HoustonEarlyMusic.org Media contact: Susan Love Fitts, 936-597-8825 susan@susanlovefitts.com Houston Early Music’s season finale celebrates Tudor King Henry VIII HOUSTON, TX – April 6, 2011 – The Flanders Recorder Quartet will be featured at the Houston Early Music season finale concert on Monday, May 2, 2011. The concert will be held 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1015 Holman Street, Houston, TX 77004. Continue reading