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Upcoming Shows

Comfort & Joy

Dec 18, 2020
Ars Lyrica Houston / VIRTUAL

This festive holiday program includes seasonal favorites alongside seldom-heard gems of the Baroque era, all with abundant vocal and instrumental display. 

This show will be performed virtually.

Scarlatti’s celebrated cantata, written for a festive 1711 Christmas Eve entertainment in Rome, proclaims a universal message of hope and expectation. Vivaldi’s most inventive psalm setting, along with a tuneful Telemann concerto and some lively French noëls, complete this multi-national holiday gift for the Ars Lyrica family.

On the program:
Scarlatti, Christmas Cantata
Telemann, Concerto in D Major for Flute and Strings
Vivaldi, Nisi Dominus
Charpentier, Noëls

Camille Ortiz, soprano; Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano; Colin St-Martin, traverso