For one night only, the extraordinary Rachel Barton Pine lends her sublime musicality and talent to Mercury as soloist and leader of the Mercury ensemble in a program of concertos for Baroque Viola d’amore and violin. A concert you will not want to miss!
“An exciting, boundary-defying performer – Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.” – The Washington Post
“Striking and charismatic…she demonstrated a bravura technique and soulful musicianship” – The New York Times
Concerto in D Major for Viola d’amore and Orchestra, RV. 392
Concerto in D Minor for Viola d’amore and Orchestra, RV. 395
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6
L’Arte del Violino, Op. 3, No. 12 “The Harmonic Labyrinth”
This concert is made possible in part by the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.