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20 Feb 2006

Love conquers all — even one-eyed monsters

antoine_plante.jpgBy CHARLES WARD [Houston Chronicle, 19 February 2006]

It was a big bad brute who did in Acis and Galatea in Handel's chamber opera.

Acis and Galatea was the composer's first dramatic piece in English and the work most frequently performed during his lifetime. Mercury Baroque showed why in its zestful performance Saturday at the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall.

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