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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

The Vanishing Pavilions

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The Vanishing Pavilions

PIANIST JASON HARDINK PERFORMS MICHAEL HERSCH'S MONUMENTAL MASTERPIECE

Recognized as a fearless interpreter of large-scale piano works both modern and historical, pianist Jason Hardink returns to Houston for a one-night-only performance of Michael Hersch's transcendental landmark work, The Vanishing Pavilions, for solo piano. Hailed as a "ferocious...world-containing...visionary" masterpiece by the National Review, Pavilions is a transformational and cathartic experience like no other in contemporary music.Read more

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