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CLASSICAL MUSIC SEASONAL

Mercury presents A Mexican Baroque Christmas

Sat
Dec
07
Saturday, December 07
8:00PM - 10:00PM

501 Texas Ave.
Houston, Texas 77002
713-533-0080

A joyful concert experience featuring music from the cathedrals of Mexico and beyond.  Fusing Old World Baroque traditions with New World rhythms and dance, these festive works showcase the broad range of cultures and music in the 17th-century Americas. With vocals, percussion and the energy of Mercury, this will truly be a holiday celebration to remember.

Program

Festive selections from the Baroque New World including…

ANTÓNIO DE SALAZAR
Tarara yo soi Antonio
Aeterna Christi numera
A Del Cielo
Quem Terra

SANTIAGO DE MURCIA
Canarios
Marizapalos
Payssanos
Fandango

And other works by Manuel de Sumaya, Rafael Antonio Castellanos, and Manuel José de Quirós.

This concert is made possible in part by the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.


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