A Preview of Don Quixote's Excellent Adventures
Ars Lyrica Houston brings the beauty of early music to the Texas Medical Center! Check out a preview of our mainstage producation, Don Quixote, at Houston Methodist as part of the Crain Garden Performance Series.
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About the Program:
One of history’s greatest literary figures, Don Quixote has inspired many musical works over the years, from Renaissance songs to a Broadway musical. Ars Lyrica’s 2016/17 season finale features core string players and singers in a pan-European survey of Baroque music devoted to this Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha.
Excerpts performed will be chosen from the repertoire listed below.
Henry Purcell, Incidental Music to Don Quixote
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Ballet on Don Quichotte (excerpts)
Songs by Juan del Encina
Georg Philipp Telemann, Don Quixote Suite