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Vivaldi Dances In The Park

Contemporary dance meets live Baroque music at Miller Outdoor Theater.



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Take intimate and athletic contemporary choreography. Add a layer of early music from the likes of Vivaldi, Purcell and Cavalli. Throw in a dancing musician or two. And sprinkle in some Shakespeare. 

Now you have Vivaldi Dances in the Park, an inventive, collaborative program by CORE Performance Company and the orchestra, Mercury. The free dance performance, set to live Baroque music, will be this Friday, May 30, at 8:30pm at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

Houston Public Media’s Catherine Lu chatted with CORE’s Artistic Director, Sue Schroeder, and Mercury’s conductor and Artistic Director, Antoine Plante, about their concept.



Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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