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Going Off Script: The Ornamented Suites for Cello

Juliana Soltis - Going Off Script

The Bach you know is only the beginning.

Beloved for generations, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach has inspired millions–but what if the music we know and love was incomplete?

Join cellist Juliana Soltis as she breaks with 200 years of tradition to revive the long-lost practice of spontaneous improvisation in J.S. Bach's Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello in an unforgettable evening you won't want to miss.Read more

MATCH GIRL & BLACKBIRD

Aperio - MATCH Girl and Blackbird - Photo by Lynn Lane

Aperio

MATCH GIRL & BLACKBIRD

a unique multimedia program featuring David Lang's Pulitzer Prize winning 'The Little Match Girl Passion' and the World Premiere of Shawn Crouch's 'Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird'

APERIO, in collaboration with New American Voices, presents a unique multimedia program featuring David Lang's Pulitzer Prize winning The Little Match Girl Passion and the World Premiere of Shawn Crouch's setting of Wallace Stevens' Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.Read more

Sojourns on the Silk Road: From the Orient to the Occident

Operativo - Sojourns on the Silk Road

Operativo

Sojourns on the Silk Road: From the Orient to the Occident

Part one of the concert series "Pilgrimage to Spain," curated by Jessica Blau

Mezzo-soprano Jessica Blau (Portland Opera, Opera Cultura) collaborates with pianist Katherine Ciscon (Houston Ballet) and internationally acclaimed flamenco dancer Fanny Ara to present an evening of French and Spanish art song exploring themes of exoticism and the Western concept of the "Orient." Songs by French composers are contrasted with authentic expressions of Spanish heritage by Spanish composers and expressed visually through lyrical flamenco dance. Read more

Winds + Piano with Andrew Staupe

Windsync - Winds and Piano with Andrew Staupe

WindSync

Winds + Piano with Andrew Staupe

Onstage Offstage Chamber Music Festival

WindSync welcomes acclaimed pianist Andrew Staupe to his new home of Houston in a close-up program of music for wind instruments and piano. The ensemble, one of the country’s premiere wind quintets with performers on the flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon, concludes their annual festival with this special collaboration. Read more

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