Ars Lyrica Houston - Forbidden Pleasures
June 8, 2011 9:06:00 pm
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Artistic Director Matthew Dirst previews Forbidden Pleasures, a program of flamboyant music written for the castrati, including works dating from the period when opera was banned in Rome! The concert will be the season-finale for the Grammy-nominated Ars Lyrica Houston.
St.John Flynn chats with Matthew Dirst, who illustrates the conversation with CD excerpts of music that will be featured on Forbidden Pleasures.
Photo by Anthony Rathbun