Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 63: Ars Lyrica Houston

Ars Lyrica and the Bach Society Houston perform an English oratorio by Handel.

Ars Lyrica concert
Ars Lyrica and members of the Bach Society Houston with soprano Jennifer Bates

On this week’s episode of Encore Houston, Ars Lyrica and the Bach Society Houston present the story of Esther, the famous Jewish-Persian queen who saved her people from extermination, through the music of George Frideric Handel. 

Music in this episode:

    • Jennifer Bates, soprano
    • Eduardo Alberto Tercero, tenor
    • Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, countertenor
    • The Bach Choir
    • Matthew Dirst, keyboard and leader
  • Performance date: 2/16/18
  • Originally aired: 5/12/18

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.