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Livestream: Friday, May 14 at 7:30 PM

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 19:30
Aperio - Aguas da Amazonia

A Free Livestream of Philip Glass' Monumental Work Reimagined for Chamber Orchestra

Inspired by the Amazon River and its tributaries, Philip Glass' Aguas da Amazonia explores a vivid mixture of orchestral and percussive textures in the composer's signature style. Aperio performed the North American premiere of Aguas da Amazonia in 2017 to critical acclaim. Houstonia magazine praised the premiere as "a welcome flood of technical ambition" and Arts+CultureTX lauded Aperio's performance as "ebullient, vibrant...and riveting throughout." Maestro Marlon Chen (Manila Symphony Orchestra, MDR Orchestra Leipzig, Orchestre de Paris) conducts.Read more

Presented by Aperio

Ticket Information

  • A reservation of one ticket will grant access to the virtual performance. If you plan to watch with a group, please consider registering tickets accordingly.
  • Patrons will receive an email confirmation with a weblink to the virtual performance after completing their registration.

Help Us To Make A Difference

Aperio serves audiences in Houston (and across Texas) through unique chamber music experiences, free community events, and educational outreach programs. Ticket prices and residency fees can cover only a fraction of our operating expenses. Please consider supporting us with a donation! 

*A donation will also provide an additional weblink access to the performance that you can share with others! This will be included in your email confirmation. 

Event Information

  • The estimated run time is 65 minutes.
  • The concert will be available to stream on Friday, May 14 at 7:00 PM CT. 

For questions, please contact the box office by calling (713) 521-4533 or email

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