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The patron saint of the “celestial art” of music, the legendary Cecilia has inspired countless poets, composers, and musical organizations over the years. Ars Lyrica's harmonious season opener spotlights two splendid Cecilian odes by Henry Purcell for multiple voices and a colorful Baroque orchestra of period strings, winds, keyboards, lutes, and percussion.

Performers include Alexandra Gorman, soprano; Julia Fox, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Ash, tenor; Thomas O’Neill, tenor; Kirby Traylor, baritone; and Christopher Besch, baritone.

The patron saint of the “celestial art” of music, the legendary Cecilia has inspired countless poets, composers, and musical organizations over the years. Ars Lyrica's harmonious season opener spotlights two splendid Cecilian odes by Henry Purcell for multiple voices and a colorful Baroque orchestra of period strings, winds, keyboards, lutes, and percussion.

Performers include Alexandra Gorman, soprano; Julia Fox, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Ash, tenor; Thomas O’Neill, tenor; Kirby Traylor, baritone; and Christopher Besch, baritone.

The patron saint of the “celestial art” of music, the legendary Cecilia has inspired countless poets, composers, and musical organizations over the years. Ars Lyrica's harmonious season opener spotlights two splendid Cecilian odes by Henry Purcell for multiple voices and a colorful Baroque orchestra of period strings, winds, keyboards, lutes, and percussion.

Performers include Alexandra Gorman, soprano; Julia Fox, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano; Stephen Ash, tenor; Thomas O’Neill, tenor; Kirby Traylor, baritone; and Christopher Besch, baritone.

WHEN

WHERE

Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002
https://www.arslyricahouston.org/cecilia

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