La Donna Musicale gives women their due

An article by Colin Eatock in Houston Chronicle about the upcoming concert

,,,, But for La Donna Musicale’s music director, gambistLaury Gutiérrez, the music of female composers active in the baroque era has been a passion for 20 years. Her ensemble – which varies in size from about six to eight musicians, depending on the repertoire – has played more than 100 concerts in the U.S., Europe and South America. (Sunday’s concert will mark the group’s second appearance in Houston.) Continue reading

Houston Early Music 2011-12 Season Opens with Passionate Enemies

Houston Early Music will launch its 2011-12 season with a performance by La Donna Musicale on Sunday, October 2. The concert, which showcases the music of rival German courts of the 18th century, begins at 5 p.m. at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005.

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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

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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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Review: Early-music concert dazzles

By CHARLES WARD

Oct. 4, 2010, 12:10PM

The Route to the New World: Spain to Mexico, the joint season-opening program of Da Camera and Houston Early Music, brimmed with news and dazzling entertainment.

Chron.com – Houston Chronicle