For this program, Eric Halen, co-concertmaster of the Houston Symphony and Artistic Director of Musica Tra Amici will be join by colleagues from both The Houston Symphony and Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. For Beethoven's String Quartet in F minor, Eric will be joined by Boson Mo, violinist in the Houston Symphony; James Dunham, former violist of the Cleveland Quartet and Professor of Viola at Rice Shepherd School of Music; and, Chris French, Associate Principal Cellist of the Houston Symphony. For the Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat major, Eric will be joined by these colleagues and Houston Symphony Pianist, Scott Holshouser.Read more
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Joined by percussionist Brady Spitz, Kinetic will premiere The World of Miró for marimba and string quartet by South African composer Peter Klatzow. This colorful program centers on the exploratory and radical artistic movements brewing in Paris around the turn of the century and their ripples through time and space, and also features chamber music by Erwin Schulhoff and Jennifer Higdon.Read more
Apollo welcomes Latin Grammy-winning tango composer and bandoneon performer Hector del Curto to the Bayou City for a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Astor Piazzolla. In honor of his 80th birthday, we showcase the world premiere of a new commission by award-winning composer Adolphus Hailstork.
There's no better place to take your date on Monday, 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