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Early Music Southwest “Natale con Strumenti a Corda”

Sunday, Dec 02, 2012
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Rienzi
1406 Kirby Drive Map & Directions

This Early Music Southwest recital at Rienzi presents holiday favorites for violins and continuo, including Arcangelo Corelli's famous "Christmas Concerto." The performance features Noel Martin and Mimi Mitchell on baroque violin, and Christina Edelen on harpsichord. A wine and cheese reception follows.

Tickets are $18 for MFAH Members and $20 for nonmembers. Call 713.639.7800.

Early Music Southwest is an international collaboration of baroque-music professionals who specialize in the performance of chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries on original instruments. EMSW was established in 2000 by noted harpsichordist Christina Edelen, former faculty member at Baylor and the University of Houston; and international orchestral cellist Frederick Edelen, member of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. The Edelens organize this delightful Sunday series for Rienzi.

Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; the Brown Foundation, Inc.; Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment Fund; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment Fund
for Rienzi.