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Dear Human Animals

Goethe Pop Up Houston

Dear Human Animals

Animal rights, climate activism, music and feminism - spiced up with a good dose of drag: that's Soya the Cow.

Dear Human Animals by Soya the Cow. Animal rights, climate activism, music and feminism - spiced up with a good dose of drag: that's Soya the Cow. The alter-ego of the artist and musician Daniel Hellmann, who lives in Zurich and Berlin, blurs the boundaries between male and female, human and cow, and manages the balancing act between a serious desire to change the world and a humorous sense of lightness.Her cabaret show Dear Human Animals, an evening full of emotional songs, surprising storytelling and mesmerising live visuals, challenges the human self-image as the center of the universe.Read more

Concerto Reimagined

Kinetic closes its 2021-22 season with a concerto-filled program — but probably not the kind you have in mind! Featuring the world premiere of Concerto/Five by Houston-based composer, Anthony Brandt (Professor, Rice University, and Artistic Director, Musiqa), followed by the rarely-performed Concerto for Strings by Hollywood film scorer, Miklós Rózsa, this program defies the boundaries of the traditional concerto genre, and celebrates the virtuosity of the string orchestra as a whole.Read more

The Road Home

International Voices Houston

The Road Home

Mark Vogel, Artistic Director

Houston's premiere multicultural ensemble performs a special program exploring the winding path that leads home. Featuring music from all over the world, including Everyday Wonders a new work by British composer Cecilia McDowall, following the journey of a Syrian refugee. Other selections include vibrant music from Kenya, Ukraine, Finland, South Africa, the Philippines, Ireland, and more.Read more

Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini

Lone Star Lyric

Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini

PLUS Prequels & Sequels to opera masterworks: "Mimi's Perfect Day" by Michael Remson; "Happy Endings" by Andrew Schneider

Greed with a dash of love is the simple story in Puccini's masterful comic one act opera, Gianni Schicchi. It's 1923, during the heart of Prohibition when bootleggers become mob bosses and everyone in "the family" wants their cut. Imagine what might have happened before and after Puccini’s La Bohème. Enjoy two delightfully silly accounts of
our favorite bohemians in Michael Remson's Mimì's Perfect Day and Andrew Schneider's Happy Endings.Read more