2015 Houston Early Music Festival: Bach Society Houston presents "Music for Celebration"
Selections from J.S. Bach and Handel are featured in this joyous program, highlighted with a solo Bach cantata featuring Jennifer Lane, mezzo soprano. Pre-concert lecture at 5:15 pm featuring Gregory Barnett, associate professor and chair of musicology at the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University.
Tickets can be purchased online.
In its third year, Houston Early Music Festival 2015 (HEMF) expands to an extended-weekend event that runs Feb. 12-15 and is sponsored by partner organizations Ars Lyrica Houston, Bach Society Houston, Houston Early Music, Mercury – The Orchestra Redefined and Piping Rock Singers. HEMF will feature five main-stage performances and an inaugural Young Artist Showcase program, which highlights current student period-instrument ensembles from Texas university and college music programs.