Trio Settecento brings Scottish Baroque music to Houston
Featuring rising star violinist Rachel Barton Pine
Chicago-based Trio Settecento will perform a program of Scottish Baroque classical and folk music, presented by Houston Early Music, Friday, May 4, at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.
The program features rising star violinist Rachel Barton Pine, who will be performing on a violin made in 1770 by Nicola Gagliano and still in its original condition. Pine said that most places separated classical and folk music, but in Scotland there was no such differentiation. “You would have the same guy who was playing in a local musical society orchestra doing Vivaldi concertos one night, and then he’d be playing in a barn for a dance the next night. Same instrument,” said Pine.
Trio member John Mark Rozendaal will be performing on Baroque cello and David Schrader completes the trio on harpsichord.
Photo: Houston Early Music presents Chicago-based Trio Settecento, featuring rising star violinist Rachel Barton Pine, Friday, May 4, 7:30 p.m. at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church (2353 Rice Blvd, Houston 77005) in a program of Scottish Baroque classical and folk music. Joining Pine, who will be performing on a violin made in 1770 by Nicola Gagliano, will be harpsichordist David Schrader and, playing a Baroque cello, John Mark Rozendaal, who will present a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m. Tickets, $10-35, are available at www.HoustonEarlyMusic.org, or call 281-846-4222. Photo credit: Janette Beckman.