Come join MP2 for a short concert to kick off the weekend! We will be previewing music for our as-yet-untitled 4th CD, with the music of Augusta Read Thomas, Bright Sheng, and Krzysztof Penderecki. All ticket holders will receive a free download of the CD, and you can submit your suggestions for the album's title to win some MP2 swag!Read more
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Lights, Camera, Action! Join the Houston Pride Band as we kick off 2019 with a night On The Red Carpet, with musical selections highlighting Academy Award winners such as An American in Paris, your favorite Disney classics, and hits from other broadway and epic films! Read more
WindSync partners with the Lunar and Planetary Institute to combine music and space in this follow up to 2017's hit Voyager concert program. A speaker from the Lunar and Planetary Institute will present a mini-lecture about the Apollo moon missions, and WindSync will premiere music by Marc Mellits that honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The hard-driving rhythms of Mellits' minimalist, funk-inflected music recall the technological obsession of the Space Race and the music styles emerging in the 1960s. Read more
Musica Tra Amici will present an intimate chamber music performance featuring some of Houston's own world-class artists. The renowned concert artist and Shepherd School of Music violin professor, Cho-Liang Lin will be joined by Houston Symphony principal cellist, Brinton Averil Smith, and his wife, internationally acclaimed pianist, Evelyn Chen.Read more
Over the past decade, audiences have shared with us their ideas of what constitutes folk music. Composer-performer Pamela Z offers her take on folk music, with a new commission inspired by American 1960’s/70’s folk rock. Steven Snowden’s ‘Appalachian Polaroids’ provides a juxtaposed look at the DNA of American and Appalachian roots music, a work inspired by photographs of remote Appalachian mountain communities. And Snowden's 'Take This Hammer' finds its origins on a bluesy prison work song that later inspired the music of British folk-rocker Sandy Denny.Read more
A Celebration of Women Empowerment, Honoring Outstanding Houston's Women!
Celebrating National Women's History Month with a dynamic artistic celebration of amazing music and dance.
Honoring four outstanding Houston women: Alice Valdez, Mary Guillory, Sangeeta Gad and Mary Carol Warwick. Artistic performances by Houston Ebony Opera Guild Chorus (Dr. Jason Oby, Artistic Director; Dr. A. Jan Taylor, Chorus Mistress); the duo of Polly Ferman (piano) and Eddy Marcano (violin); Paul Boyd (piano); Reinaldo Costa (dancer), Cassandra White (soprano); Urban Souls Dance Company, Jade Simmons (pianist/speaker), Strictly Street Salsa Dance Company, Alison Greene (soprano), Raul Orlando Edwards (baritone); and others. Read more
Houston's premier international music ensemble presents Christopher Tin's Grammy Award-winning celebration of global harmony. Featuring music from a variety of world cultures in over a dozen languages, "Calling All Dawns" is a sweeping masterpiece, exploring a mosaic of dynamic rhythms and rich harmonies from Ireland, China, Iran, East Africa, France, Israel, Poland, Japan, Brazil, India, New Zealand, and more. Accompanied by chamber orchestra, International Voices Houston shines bright in this performance, as it continues its mission to create global harmony by celebrating and giving voice to human difference. Read more
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