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September 2016
Free

Right Here Right Now: Houston, Volume 2

September 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Join us for free informal LOFT concert presented in conjunction with the CAMH’s current exhibit, “Right Here, Right Now: Volume 2.” Since the exhibit features three women who are Houston-based painters, Musiqa has created a program with similar parameters: works by four female composers who have studied in Houston. The program begins with Two Movements for string quartet by Hilary Purrington, who received a degree in composition from Rice University before pursuing studies at Juilliard and a DMA at Yale University. While in Texas,…

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October 2016
$30 - $50

Sustained by Breath and Line

October 1, 2016 | 7:30 pm
MATCH Box 4 / Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Featuring Anthony Brandt’s Full Circle ballet and works for saxophone Musiqa kicks off its 15th Anniversary Season with an evening of expressive explorations for saxophone, featuring "Full Circle", artistic director Anthony Brandt’s new ballet created in collaboration with the Houston Ballet Academy. Choreographer Oliver Halkowich creates a thrilling dance to Brandt’s score for saxophone quartet, which spotlights the bluesy, brassy expressivity of the instruments. Further musical explorations include Robert Paterson’s aptly-titled "Tongue and Groove" and David Ludwig’s "Josquin Microludes", a…

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January 2017
$33 - $55

The White Album

January 7 | 7:30 pm
The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Zilkha Hall, 800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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World premiere with exhilarating new works including Pierre Jalbert’s Piano Trio No. 2 Buy Tickets Featuring Karol Bennett, soprano David Cho, conductor Erica Funkhouser, poet Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents "The White Album", the second major concert of its 15th anniversary season. The program includes a series of works by eminent American composers working in a wide variety of musical…

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February 2017
Free

Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing

February 9 | 6:30 pm
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Join us for a free and informal performance of modern classical music presented in connection with the exhibition Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing. The evening features works by (mostly) Puerto Rico-born composers. They include: the infectious rhythms of Bong-O and Tres Pensamientos by Roberto Sierra, a former student of György Ligeti; the dynamic and ritualistic Como si fuera la primavera by Carlos Carrillo-Cotto; William Ortiz Alvarado's Soneo de la 22, a virtuosic tour-de-force for solo cello; Javier Álvarez’s solo percussion…

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March 2017
$30 - $50

American Trios!

March 11 | 7:30 pm
MATCH Box 4 / Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Featuring the world premiere of Marcus Maroney’s Horn Trio Buy Tickets Good things surely come in three, as we welcome the world premiere of Marcus Maroney’s "Horn Trio." Delight in the dramatic work of Grammy-nominated Ellen Taafe Zwilich, the first female composer to win a Pulitzer Prize, with "Piano Trio," now a mainstay of the contemporary chamber music repertoire. Continue on a cross-country road trip as Dan Visconti gives us a “nod to the American century” with his piano…

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