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Early Music Southwest Presents “The Nut Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree”

Sunday, Oct 27, 2013
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Rienzi
1406 Kirby Drive Map & Directions

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 orchestral cellist Frederick Edelen, member of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. The Edelens organize this delightful Sunday series for Rienzi.

"The Nut Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree" features Timothy Hester on fortepiano, Kevin Downs on cello, and Rebecca Troxler on flute. The program includes music by Ludwig van Beethoven and two of his pupils, Carl Czerny and Ferdinand Ries. 

Admission
$25 MFAH Members
$30 Nonmembers

Tickets include a reception after the performance. The home opens 45 minutes before the performances for a leisurely tour of the collection. For more information, call 713.639.7800.

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