Encore Houston

Episode 204: Mercury Chamber Orchestra

Mercury performs music by Baroque-era composers from Mexico and Spain.

Chamber orchestra performing on stage
Ben Doyle
Mercury Chamber Orchestra’s 2019 Mexican Baroque Christmas concert

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On this episode of Encore Houston, the Mercury Chamber Orchestra kicks off our holiday season with Christmas music from Baroque-era Mexico!

Music in this episode:

  • ANTÓNIO DE SALAZAR: Aeterna Christi munera
  • SANTIAGO DE MURCIA: Paysanos
  • MURCIA: A del Cielo
  • SALAZAR: Salve Regina
  • SALVAR: Tarara yo soi Antonio
  • MURCIA: Zarambeques – La Jota
  • SALAZAR: Quem Terra
  • MANUEL JOSÉ DE QUIRÓS: Jesus, Jesus
  • JUAN GUTIÉRREZ DE PADILLA: A siolo flasiquiyo
  • SALAZAR: O gloriosa virginum
  • MURCIA: Marizápalos
  • SALAZAR: Oygan una Xacarilla
  • PADILLA: A la xácara xacarilla
  • MURCIA: Fandango
  • SALAZAR: Suenen clarines alegres
  • Encore – JUAN GARCIA DE ZESPEDES: Convidando esta la noche
    • Soloists
      • Hannah Celeste Lu, soprano
      • Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano
      • Eduardo Tercero, tenor
      • Michael Kessler, bass
    • Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Ensemble
    • Antoine Plante, conductor
  • Performance date: 12/7/2019
  • Originally aired: 12/25/2023

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