Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

Event Category

Organizers

Venues

Day

Time

September 2018

Checkmate

September 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Church of St. John the Divine, 2450 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, Texas 77019
+ Google Map

ROCO’s In Concert series, which features the full 40-piece orchestra and live-streamed performances, kicks off with the world premiere of Maxime Goulet’s Checkmate, a chess game for piano and orchestra based on the legendary 1996 match where IBM’s “Deep Blue” computer defeated reigning world champion, Garry Kasparov. The piano part (played by the singular Lara Downes) represents Kasparov, while the orchestra plays the part of Deep Blue with the actual match projected above the stage in real-time. ROCO principals, Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon, and Nathan Williams, clarinet,…

Find out more »

La Fille du Régiment

September 27 @ 7:30 pm
Lambert Hall, 1703 Heights Blvd
Houston, Texas 77008
+ Google Map

DONIZETTI LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT (The Daughter of the Regiment) A military brat, her aristocratic heritage, and her hilarious trials of love. Vive la France! Vive l’amour! Donizetti, the great master of Italian opera, proved he could do it all with this French romantic comedy that charms and dazzles as one of the most spectacular vocal showcases in all of opera. Performed in French with English subtitles. 1 POINT - MEMBERS ONLY If you're a member, simply add this performance…

Find out more »

Curse of the Starving Class

September 28 @ 8:00 pm
MATCH | Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St
Houston, Texas 77002
+ Google Map

Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard The Tate family is in serious trouble. Parents Ella and Weston are cornered and feuding, each struggling at cross-purposes to unload the family’s homestead and get out from under crushing debt. Meanwhile, their raucous and unpredictable teenage kids Emma and Wesley fight to scratch out an existence of their own. The earliest of Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard’s renowned cycle of family tragicomedies, CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS balances a searing portrait…

Find out more »

October 2018

Origin Stories

October 6 @ 7:30 pm

ORIGIN STORIES: Folk fusions of culture and migration Even as borders are built and broken, music has the power to connect cultures. “Origin Stories” explores the mingling of cultures in a program featuring the premiere of Anthony Brandt’s “Songs from the Source: Nine African Folk Songs,” for soprano and ensemble. Musiqa travels to Cuba as Tania León retraces her Havana roots in “A la par,” and to the north, in Pierre Jalbert’s “Crossings,” which imagines the cultural and emotional upheaval his French-Canadian ancestors…

Find out more »

Russian Renaissance

October 23 @ 7:30 pm

Russian Renaissance (Ivan Kuznetsov, balalaika; Anastasia Zakharova, domra/domra alto; Alexander Tarasov, button accordion; Ivan Vinogradov, balalaika contrabasso) After emerging with the $100,000 Grand Prize at the 2017 M-Prize Competition, the largest prize for chamber music in the world, Russian Renaissance has firmly established itself as one of the most electrifying and exhilarating ensembles of today. Through stunning performances of everything from tango to folk to jazz, Russian Renaissance is redefining the possibilities of their traditional Russian folk instruments and capturing…

Find out more »

November 2018

Così Fan Tutte

November 15 @ 7:30 pm
Lambert Hall, 1703 Heights Blvd
Houston, Texas 77008
+ Google Map

MOZART COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Thus Do They All) Two sisters, their jealous fiancés, and a test of love that becomes a dangerous game. Fiordiligi and Dorabella, sisters, are engaged to Ferrando and Guglielmo, who set out to prove to Don Alfonso how faithful their fianceés are. Alfonso wagers a bet that the women can be seduced in just one day, and so the games begin. Just as the sisters are told that their lovers are “leaving for war,” they are visited…

Find out more »

When We Take Flight

November 15 @ 7:30 pm
MATCH | Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St
Houston, Texas 77002
+ Google Map

If you want to go far, go together. When We Take Flight reveals that the sky’s the limit when it comes to what the artists of METdance can achieve together and features works by the award-winning NYC-based Kyle Abraham, Bridget L. Moore, Sean Carmon, and a world premiere by Princess Grace Awardee Joshua Manculich. 1 POINT - MEMBERS ONLY If you're a member, simply add this performance to your cart. Your points will be applied at checkout. Quantity Quantity  Add to…

Find out more »

First Suburb: A Fictional Autobiography

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
MATCH | Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St
Houston, Texas 77002
+ Google Map

First Suburb: A Fictional Autobiography Five preteens teeter on the brink of adolescence when a shocking and violent act interrupts their insular world of personal struggles and triumphs. Catastrophic favorite Chana Porter takes us back to the early ’90s in a suburban planned community, the first of its kind in America, for a subversive, mischievous, and oh-so-familiar (or is it?) look at childhood. The world premiere of FIRST SUBURB follows last season’s highly lauded world premiere of Porter’s LEAP AND THE…

Find out more »

December 2018

Pedrito Martinez Group

December 1 @ 8:00 pm
Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave
Houston, Texas 77002
+ Google Map

Pedrito Martinez Group Cuban-born and New York-based Pedrito Martinez is a master percussionist and an irrepressible bandleader who has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D’Rivera, Bruce Springsteen and Sting, and has contributed as a percussionist and vocalist to over 50 albums. 2016’s Habana Dreams was the #1 Latin Jazz Album in NPR’s Top Jazz Albums for 2016 and was one of the Boston Globe’s picks for best World Music Albums of the year. Pedrito Martinez’s group possesses a rare level…

Find out more »

ROCO Unchambered: Force of Nature

December 8 @ 5:00 pm
MATCH | Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St
Houston, Texas 77002
+ Google Map

ROCO’s principal flute, Brook Ferguson, is featured on “Force of Nature”. The December 8 concert showcases nature-themed music for flute, oboe, viola, cello, and piano, including George Crumb’s Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for electric flute, cello and amplified piano, Michael Gandolfi’s Geppetto’s Workshop, and a new commission by Stephanie Ann Boyd. 1 POINT - MEMBERS ONLY If you're a member, simply add this performance to your cart. Your points will be applied at checkout. Quantity Quantity  Add to…

Find out more »
+ Export Events