Enjoy music in the galleries of Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol. 

In celebration of the exhibition, Ars Lyrica Houston presents an afternoon of chamber music connected with English royal patronage spanning the 17th and 18th centuries. Hear works by composers such as George Frideric Handel, Matthew Locke, and Nicola Matteis.

Performers are Brandi Berry, violin; Michael Leopold, theorbo; and Eric Smith, viola de gamba.

About Ars Lyrica Houston
Founded in 1998 by harpsichordist and conductor Matthew Dirst, Ars Lyrica Houston presents a diverse array of music from the 17th and 18th centuries on period instruments. Its local subscription series, according to the Houston Chronicle, “sets the agenda” for early music in Houston and it also appears regularly at major festivals and conferences, including the 2014 Berkeley Early Music Festival & Exhibition.

Drop in! This program is free with admission to the exhibition “Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol.

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Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Sharon G. Dies; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; Houston Junior Woman's Club; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; the Kress Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.