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El Tuyero Ilustrado is a Venezuelan folk group from Caracas, formed in 2015. The group consist of the Latin Grammy Award winner Cuatro player Edward Ramírez, and vocalist/percussionist Rafa Pino. It performs joropo tuyero, which is a popular genre that resembles the fandango, traditional in the Venezuelan states of Carabobo, Miranda, and Aragua. Ramírez and Pino were brought together by their shared desire to make this rural and traditional style of music accessible to today's urban audience.Read more
For this concert, Houston Symphony Co-Concertmaster and Musica Tra Amici founder, Eric Halen, will be joined by several of his Houston Symphony Colleagues to perform the String quartets by Mozart and Brahms.
Apollo's Bold Frontiers season and 20x2020 project triumphantly conclude with a commission by the world’s most performed living composer, Pulitzer Prize and two-time Grammy winner Jennifer Higdon. The new string quartet is thematically connected to Higdon’s Grammy-winning opera, Cold Mountain, with a mélange of bluegrass and Appalachian fiddle styles.
Trailblazing pianist Lara Downes joins Apollo for the Southwest Premiere of Florence Beatrice Price’s newly discovered Piano Quintet in A Major. Finally, we come full circle and reflect on the voyage of discovery our commissioning project has granted with the commission that launched 20x2020.Read more
Bésame Mucho is a bolero recital, which takes the audience to the emotive and passionate world of women. Venezuelan singer Inés María Bravo, under the direction of William Sigismondi, performs a beautiful repertoire, which honors and highlights the musical work of extraordinary Latin American females of the 20th Century.
It showcases the outstanding contribution of women in the development of the bolero as a benchmark for Latin American popular music. The melodic discourse explores the diversity of the bolero through the rhythmic variations made by Caribbean countries, Mexico, and Argentina.Read more
Orchestral rock group Montopolis performs "The Living Coast", a gorgeous nature film, dynamic storytelling and live music experience that explores the Texas gulf coast. Montopolis features members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and Texas' best rock musicians touring with environmental scientist Wendy Gordon as narrator. This show is a love letter to the region as well as an opportunity to discuss broader environmental challenges. All ticket sales donated to the Citizens' Environmental Coalition and the Matagorda Bay Foundation.Read more
Closing out the 41st season of the Houston Pride Band, we invite you to join in the Celebrations. Kick off your summer block party and Pride Season with music featuring a variety of festivals and celebrations. Selections may include Festive Overture, La Fiesta Mexicana, Kool and the Gang, the Olympic Fanfare, and much more!Read more
There's no better place to take your date on Sunday February 14, 2021 than the MATCH, where jazz singer and songwriter Raquel Cepeda will host her sixth consecutive “Jazz on Valentine’s” concert. This annual Houston tradition plays to a consistently packed house, and has become an alluring trademark of Cepeda's ever-expanding artistry. Read more
- February 2020: MATCH GIRL & BLACKBIRD
- January 2020: Flight+Fugue
- January 2020: Venezuelan Folkways
- January 2020: MATCH Family Fun Day 2020
- January 2020: Free/Flow
- December 2019: Christmas with Gulf Coast Brass
- December 2019: Italian Christmas Concertos
- December 2019: Sugar Plum Fantasy
- December 2019: The Christmas Revels
- December 2019: Season of Light