Press Release: Armonia Celeste Explores Love’s Perils for Houston Early Music

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.


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Armonia Celeste Explores Love’s Perils for Houston Early Music

Armonia Celeste will perform a program titled “Udite Amanti – Lovers Beware!” on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 as part of Houston Early Music’s Emerging Artists Series. The pre-Valentine’s Day concert  will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church and feature rarely heard music from the Italian Renaissance and early Baroque eras.

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Photos from the Baltimore Consort, 11 Dec 2012

These photos are from our Christmas concert by the Baltimore Consort, 11 December 2012

Photo credits: Donn Mumma

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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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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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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Photos from HEM Reception, October 9, 2012

Here are some photos taken at our gathering October 9, 2012, The event featured an introduction to the music and mission of Houston Early Music, as well as performances by Richard Savino, Grammy-nominated guitarist/lutenist and director of Ensemble El Mundo, with Adam LaMotte, violinist with the Maggini String Orchestra.  Malachai Bandy, violist da gamba and leader of the Shepherd School Crumhorn Collective, also performed.