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Hail, Bright Cecilia!

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

The patron saint of the “celestial art” of music, the legendary Cecilia has inspired countless poets, composers, and musical organizations over the years. Our harmonious season opener spotlights two splendid Cecilian odes by Henry Purcell for multiple voices and a colorful Baroque orchestra of period strings, winds, keyboards, lutes, and percussion.

Featuring:
Alexandra Gorman, soprano ˚
Julia Fox, soprano
Jay Carter, countertenor
Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Ash, tenor ˚
Thomas O’Neill, tenor ˚
Kirby Traylor, baritone ˚
Christopher Besch, baritone

˚ Ars Lyrica debut

On the program:
Purcell, Welcome to all the Pleasures
Handel, Concerto Grosso for Alexander’s Feast, HWV 318
Purcell, Hail, Bright Cecilia!

Friday, September 23 at 7:30 pm
Zilkha Hall, The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

In-person and digital tickets available! For more information: https://www.arslyricahouston.org/cecilia

Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Events Category:
Website:
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Organizer

Ars Lyrica Houston
Phone:
713-622-7443
Email:
info@arslyricahouston.org
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Other

Contact Name
Lauren Ross
Contact Email
lross@arslyricahouston.org

Venue

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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