Mercury is proud to present its new Neighborhood Concert Series, celebrating our commitment to bringing the gift of music into diverse communities all around Houston.Join Mercury for the 13-14 season's first Neighborhood concert!GeniusesThursday, October 17, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Gallery M Squared in The HeightsSaturday, October 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm
MFAH in the Museum DistrictSunday, October 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Dosey Doe in The WoodlandsSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Memorial Drive Presbyterian ChurchGeniuses takes you on a musical journey through the minds of some of the greatest composers in human history. Mercury performs the works of Rossini, Mozart and Mendelssohn, written while the virtuosos were at the tender age of 12 to 16. Listen to these works on period instruments.REPERTOIRE:Gioacchino Rossini - Sonata for Strings No. 2
W.F. Mozart - Divertimento K 138
Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 3
Gioacchino Rossini - Sonata for Strings No. 6FEATURING:Antoine Plante, conductorThe Neighborhood Series is innovative in five unique ways:- One hour long performance (no intermission)- Accessible venues- Accessible ticket price- Spoken presentation from stage- Casual approachNow in its 12th season of producing world-class music, Mercury is excited to extend its programming outside of the formal concert hall and bring its signature sound closer to its audiences, increasing accessibility to the arts. Through this new initiative, Mercury has entered into a new collective partnership with signature venues in The Heights, the Museum District, Memorial and The Woodlands.These hour-long programs with discussion will allow audiences the opportunity to get to know Mercury and its music on a more accessible level.