Houston Early Music to Showcase The Orlando Consort

By David Salazar

Houston Early Music will present The Orlando Consort in a multimedia event on Nov. 10, 2022.

The showcase, which will take place at Matchbox 2, Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, will be entitled “Listening to Pictures: Art and Music in the Early Renaissance.” The program will feature images by Gentile da Fabriano, Fra Angelico, Luca della Robbia, Carlo Crivelli, Zanobi Strozzi, and Marcantonio Raimondi as well as music by John Dunstaple, Guillaume Dufay, Heinrich Isaac, Josquin Desprez, Antoine Brumel, and Adrian Willaert.

The Orlando Consort has performed all around the world, including the UK, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg, Canada, and the U.S.

“We are delighted to bring this brilliant multimedia experience to Texas audiences,” HEM Artistic and Executive Director Deborah Dunham said in an official press statement. “Houston Early Music is also honored to present the musicians of the Orlando Consort in their final tour. They are well known for their superb vocal abilities, fresh insights and compelling performances. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear them in this live performance.”