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Sustained by Breath and Line

October 1, 2016 | 7:30 pm

$30 - $50

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 work that transfigures Renaissance vocal motets. Works by James Primosch, Per Nørgård, and Zack Browning complete the program.

On the Program

Anthony Brandt Full Circle
Zack Browning Funk Assault
David Ludwig Josquin Microludes
Per Nörgard Re-percussion
Robert Paterson Tongue and Groove
James Primosch Short Stories

The Artists

Dan Gelok, soprano saxophone
Mas Sugihara, alto saxophone
Seth McAdow, tenor saxophone
Evan Withner, baritone saxophone
Jamey Kollar, percussion
Craig Hauschildt, percussion

Dancers from the Houston Ballet Academy

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Senior, student and military discounts available


October 1, 2016
7:30 pm
$30 - $50
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MATCH Box 4 / Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States