Les Septs Sauts

Baroque Chamber Music at the Court of Stuttgart

Friday, March 16, 2007 at 8pm
St. Philip Presbyterian Church
4807 San Felipe

Preconcert talk at 7pm
Matthias Maute, Co-director, Ensemble Caprice

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Montreal-based Ensemble Caprice makes its first visit to Houston on Friday, March 16 in a performance presented by Houston Early Music. The program of baroque pieces has been chosen to show the foreign influences that made music at the Court of Stuttgart so colorful. Internationally-acclaimed recorder/flute virtuosi Matthias Maute and Sophie Larivière will be joined in this performance by Suzie Napper (cello), Erin Helyard (harpsichord) and Ziya Tabassian (Turkish percussion) in works by Handel, Vivaldi, Froberger and Couperin. The program also features anonymous French contredanses and Italian balletti.

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Concert: Artek


Eine Kleine Abendmusik

Friday, September 29, 2006 at 8pm
Christ the King Lutheran Church
2353 Rice Blvd.
Directions and map

Houston Early Music’s 2006-07 season opens Friday, September 29 with a return visit by New York-based ARTEK. The ensemble will perform a program of German baroque chamber music: sonatas by Dietrich Buxtehude and Johann Philipp Krieger in the seventeenth-century “stylus fantasticus”, a sacred Latin motet of astonishing brilliance by Krieger, and sonatas displaying the early eighteenth-century integration of French, Italian and German styles by Philipp Heinrich Erlebach and the incomparable Johann Sebastian Bach. The performance will be at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Blvd at 8:00 pm.

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