2017-18 Season | Subscribe
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Our 16th season promises an exciting program of interdisciplinary concerts and exciting collaborations. We hope you’ll consider becoming a subscriber. Please join us throughout our season!
The Music+ Concert Series
Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 7:30pm
The Hobby Center, Zilkha Hall
Musiqa and Open Dance Project present a compelling evening of world premieres featuring KINETIC, the condcutorless string orchestra. Highlights of the program include two new ballets choreographed by Open Dance Project Artistic Director Annie Arnoult to riveting works for string orchestra by Musiqa composers Pierre Jalbert and Marcus Maroney. Plus guest artist Jane Weiner, founder and artistic director of Hope Stone Dance, choreographs Lonely Suite (Ballet for Lonely Violinist).
Saturday, January 13, 2018 | 7:30pm
The MATCH Box 4
Travel back time and to other worlds in this program featuring works by Musiqa composers for chamber orchestra. Journey to the dawn of [wo]man with Maternity, an oratorio by Musiqa Artistic Director Anthony Brandt with libretto by frequent collaborator David Eagleman; to the banks of the Sea of Galilee in Pierre Jalbert’s Transcendental Windows inspired by Tiffany stained glass; and the fanciful, otherworldly, Visions from Another World by Karim Al-Zand.
Saturday, March 3, 2018 | 7:30pm
The MATCH Box 4
Experience modern cinema and music like never before. The program features cutting-edge films with live music including Anna Clyne’s “Steelworks,” a sonic tour de force inspired by visual artist Luke DuBois’ reimagining of the 1936 industrial film Steel: A Symphony of Industry. The evening also features Michael Gandolfi’s serene and jazzy meditation “the history of the world in seven acts,” a multimedia collaboration featuring the dancing animations of Jonathan Bacharach.
Friday + Saturday, April 13+14, 2018 | 7:30pm
The MATCH Box 2
Musiqa presents Playing Havoc featuring Voices from the Killing Jar by Pulitzer Prize finalist, composer/performer Kate Soper. Part monodrama, part song-cycle, part opera, Voices from the Killing Jar crosses a volatile musical landscape populated by a series of female protagonists, among them housewives, teenagers, and mothers and daughters; innocents and tragic heroines; and femmes fatales.