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DC 17/18 Full Season

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Cullen Theater: Wortham Center

Tiempo Libre

Songs of Freedom   ·   More Info »
Songs of Freedom

Three adventurous vocalists of today present compelling visions of America in the 1960’s, paying tribute to three giants: Abbey Lincoln, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone. Friday, December 1, 2017, 8:00 PM Cullen Theater, Wortham Center

Charles Lloyd and the Marvels

Garrick Ohlsson

Mingus Big Band

Brad Mehldau Trio

Wartime Stories

Dianne Reeves   ·   More Info »
Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world today — her arsenal of talents is richly on display in each and every song of her limitless repertoire.

Friday, May 4, 2018, 8:00 PM Location to be announced

MATCH: Midtown Arts & Theater Center

Poetry and Music   ·   More Info »
Poetry and Music

The distinguished Polish poet Adam Zagajewski returns to Houston to read from works recent and past in a collaborative program of music and poetry with longtime collaborator Sarah Rothenberg.
Monday, April 30, 2018, 7:30 PM Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 7:30 PM MATCH: Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston

Menil Collection: Menil Collection

Quatuor Mosaïques   ·   More Info »
Quatuor Mosaïques

The world-renowned Quatuor Mosaïques, the maverick period-instrument quartet from Germany, returns to the Menil Collection, our modern salon setting, with three genre-defining quartets. Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:30 PM The Menil Collection

Schubert’s Winterreise   ·   More Info »
Schubert’s Winterreise

Schubert’s stunning song cycle of a solitary wanderer without shelter is presented in the context of Lebanese-born artist Mona Hatoum’s groundbreaking installations, which explore the fragility of home in a world torn apart by war and exile. Metropolitan Opera baritone Tyler Duncan makes his Houston debut. Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:30 PM Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 7:30 PM The Menil Collection

Reinventing the Harpshichord: From Renaissance to Reich   ·   More Info »
Reinventing the Harpshichord: From Renaissance to Reich

Mahan Esfahani has almost single-handedly reintroduced the harpsichord into the mainstream of concert life.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 7:30 PM The Menil Collection

Cy Twombly Gallery: Cy Twombly Gallery

Cy Twombly and Music   ·   More Info »
Cy Twombly and Music

Virtuoso flutist and MacArthur fellow Claire Chase presents works inspired by the paintings of Cy Twombly, in the Menil’s gallery dedicated to his work.
Monday, April 2, 2018, 7:30pm Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7:30pm Cy Twombly Gallery, The Menil Collection

Zilka Hall: Hobby Center

Charles Ives’s America: Hymns, Songs, Sonatas   ·   More Info »
Charles Ives’s America: Hymns, Songs, Sonatas

Few composers have drawn as much literal inspiration from their childhood home as the American maverick Charles Ives. Jeremy Denk and Stefan Jackiw perform the sonatas for violin and piano.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:30 PM Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center

Avi Avital & Sérgio & Odair Assad   ·   More Info »
Avi Avital & Sérgio & Odair Assad

Israeli superstar mandolin player Avi Avital and celebrated Brazilian-born guitarists Sérgio and Odair Assad are global musical citizens, at home with an international program ranging from Bach to Brazil.
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 7:30 PM Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Juilliard String Quartet   ·   More Info »
Juilliard String Quartet

Da Camera’s launched its inaugural season in 1988 with this distinguished quartet. Now, in celebration of Da Camera’s 30th anniversary, the ever-evolving Juilliard String Quartet returns to Houston with its newest generation, including three new members who have joined since its last Houston concert.
Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:30 PM Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts