Experience the heat of an unforgettable night as we kick off our 2023-2024 season, "An Elemental Journey," at the MATCH! Join us on September 30th for Ignite - an illuminating concert fueled by the energy and passion of fire and light. Let the Houston Pride Band take you on an electrifying musical journey that will set your heart ablaze. Featuring a performance by special guest drag king Hugh Stone that’s sure to light up the stage! Get your tickets today and let the passion of Ignite take over!Read more
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Apollo's Silenced Voices 16th season begins with a musical commentary on the “reasoning” behind book censorship and control, with nods to notable books that have been banned historically. Genre-fusing composer and flutist Allison Loggins-Hull, Composer Fellow for the Cleveland Orchestra, and Houston-based composer Mark Buller join Apollo for a program all-too resonant with our social and political moment. University of Houston professor Howard Pollack also joins to discuss the censorship of American composers during the McCarthy period, while Harris County Public Library Director Edward Melton offers his experience leading one of the largest public library systems in the nation during a time of book banning. Read more
Musiqa is beginning its 2023-2024 Season with a slate of world premieres from some of today’s most exciting young composers, continuing our tradition of giving voice to emerging talent and collaborating with Houston artists. Join us this October to be the first to hear music by Oswald Huynh, Kyle Rivera and Eric Estrada Valadez, along with a performance of Paul Novak’s entwining and new poetry commissioned for the occasion by Houston poet Ayokunle Falomo.Read more
SOCO’s music director, Nicholas Baker trades in his baton and joins SOCO’s orchestra members in an evening of chamber music. This event will also showcase one of our mentored young artist ensembles from Grand Oaks High School orchestra program. Don’t miss your chance to join our SOCO family in an excited opening concert for our 1st full season.Read more
Come join us for a short concert of works by students of Musiqa’s “MusiqaLab for Young Composers” program. Every dollar donated will go towards strengthening and expanding this program and the master classes that we provide to students free of charge every year. There’ll be a raffle, light brunch and a chance to mingle with other supporters of the arts in Houston schools. Read more
Join us for this much-acclaimed flagship event of the Center for Indian Classical Music of Houston which features stalwarts in the field of Indian Classical Music. This concert - the Grand Finale of our Milestone 20th year (2003~2023) - promises to provide music lovers and connoisseurs an opportunity to take a dip in the confluence of the best chosen Raags & Rhythms of Hindustani Classical Music.Read more
Experience the mesmerizing fusion of East and West with Dorian, a sensational band formed by six Iranian virtuosos based in Houston, Texas. This debut concert at Houston's Matchbox 4 showcases a groundbreaking blend of traditional Persian instruments – including the enchanting Taar and rhythmic Tonbak – harmonizing flawlessly with Western counterparts like piano, flute, and violin. Be captivated by 15 evocative compositions, with Persian poetry, performed in two parts. Join us for an enchanting evening where musical boundaries fade, cultures unite, and a new sonic landscape unfolds.Read more
Aperio, Music of the Americas continues its 2023-2024 concert season at MATCH with Strings & Hammers - Latin American Music for Guitar, Cello, and Piano, featuring a collection of works by composers from Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, and the United States.Read more
Boston-based cellist Leo Eguchi presents: UNACCOMPANIED, a performance featuring eight short new works for solo cello which explore personal stories of immigration and American identity. Each of the commissioned works is by immigrant and first-generation American composers tasked with tackling the question, “What does your American-ness sound like?”Read more
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- October 2016: The History of Houston's Musical SOUL
- September 2016: New Argentinean Masters
- September 2016: An Evening of Songs for Scholarship Support
- September 2016: White Oak Trio performs Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff
- September 2016: 25 Years of Music and Fun...
- August 2016: East Meets West
- August 2016: MIDTOWN: LIVE!
- July 2016: Witches. Riches. Opera.
- May 2016: Cuba Libre!