Flanders Recorder Quartet does impressive things with wood instruments (review)

from Flanders Recorder Quartet does impressive things with wood instruments – 2011-May-15 – CultureMap Houston

 

  Joel Luks, culturemap Houston

 

…  The music was sublime. Playing with virtuosic musicality, sensitivity and poise, members Bart Spanhove, Tom Beets, Joris Van Goethem and Paul Van Loey exploited the limits of the recorder, often changing instruments and role to suit the composition, even using humor where appropriate.

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May 2: Houston Early Music’s season finale celebrates Tudor King Henry VIII

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

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.

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

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HOUSTON EARLY MUSIC

P. O. Box 271193

Houston, TX 77277-1193

www.HoustonEarlyMusic.org

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Susan Love Fitts, 936-597-8825

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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.

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March 28: Trio Sonnerie (Monica Huggett, Dir.) presented by Houston Early Music

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Houston Early Music presents

Mon., Mar. 28, 2011

TRIO SONNERIE, Monica Huggett, Dir.

The Harmony of Nations

7:30PM, Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
6221 Main Street (77030)

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Trio Sonnerie featured at Houston Early Music March performance

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HOUSTON EARLY MUSIC

P. O. Box 271193

Houston, TX 77277-1193

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Trio Sonnerie featured at Houston Early Music March performance

HOUSTON, TX – February 2, 2011 – Trio Sonnerie will be featured at the next Houston Early Music concert on Monday, March 28, 2011. Entitled The Harmony of Nations, the performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, 6221 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030. Continue reading

Program: TRIO SONNERIE

Mon., Mar. 28, 2011

TRIO SONNERIE, Monica Huggett, Dir.
The Harmony of Nations

7:30PM, Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
6221 Main Street (77030)

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HARMONY OF NATIONS

Trio Sonnerie

Monica Huggett, baroque violin

Emilia Benjamin, viola da gamba

James johnstone, harpsichord

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Next Concert: TRIO SONNERIE, Monica Huggett, Dir., Mon., Mar. 28, 2011

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Houston Early Music presents

Mon., Mar. 28, 2011

TRIO SONNERIE, Monica Huggett, Dir.

The Harmony of Nations

7:30PM, Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
6221 Main Street (77030)

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TRIO SONNERIE, Monica Huggett, Dir.

Mon., Mar. 28, 2011

TRIO SONNERIE, Monica Huggett, Dir.

The Harmony of Nations

7:30PM, Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
6221 Main Street (77030)

Trio Sonnerie, Monica Huggett’s longest running and smallest group, comes from the UK to present the choicest pick of Europe’s chamber music from the Baroque period. Biber’s astonishing “Mystery Sonatas” for virtuoso violin contrast with exquisitely refined French music for viola da gamba and sprightly tunes from Jacobean England. Of course, the Harmony of Nations wouldn’t be complete without JS Bach, here represented by a magnificent sonata for violin and harpsichord. Continue reading

CIARAMELA A Piper’s Noel on Dec. 13 (reminder and program notes)

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You still have time to order tickets for our Christmas Concert on Dec. 13.

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Mon. Dec.13, 2010

CIARAMELA
A Piper’s Noel

7:30PM, Christ Church Cathedral
1117 Texas Avenue
Houston TX 77072

6:45 p.m. pre-concert lecture by Adam Gilbert

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For our Christmas offering, we present the exciting young American ensemble in a concert of carols, hymns, lullabies and instrumental pieces from Renaissance England, France, Spain, Italy and Germany. Featuring the talents some of the foremost early musicians performing works from humble pipers’ tunes to grand Renaissance polyphony with voices, shawms, sackbut, recorders, and bagpipes.

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