Da Camera at The Menil

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Da Camera at The Menil

All 6 concerts at the Menil Collection and Stude Concert Hall. Elias String Quartet is two performances; different works will be performed each night. Choose Zone A at the Menil Collection and your number of seats, then choose Orchestra Zone A at Stude Concert Hall.


Menil Collection: Menil Collection

Danish String Quartet   ·   More Info »
Danish String Quartet

Traditional Danish folk songs, Hans Abrahamsen's Quartet No. 2 and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1

After their stirring Da Camera debut in 2015, the Danish Quartet returns with traditional Nordic folk music, the dramatic Quartet No. 2 by Denmark’s greatest living composer -- Hans Abrahamsen -- and Beethoven’s sweeping, powerful Quartet in F Major, Op. 59. With their technical and interpretive talents matched by an infectious joy for music-making and “rampaging energy” (The New Yorker), the quartet is in demand worldwide.



Elias String Quartet 3/18   ·   More Info »
Elias String Quartet 3/18

Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 PM
The Menil Collection

Purcell Fantasias
Britten Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36
Schubert String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804, “Rosamunde”

The internationally acclaimed Elias String Quartet captivated Da Camera’s audience with their encore of Scottish folk tunes when they appeared in 2017. Now they return with two distinct programs. Over two nights, the Elias Quartet traces the history of British music from Purcell to Britten to esteemed contemporary composer Sally Beamish. Anchoring their programs are two great masterpieces by Schubert and Schumann. Their Tuesday program is the second concert at the Menil pairing folk songs with a contemporary work.



Elias String Quartet 3/19   ·   More Info »
Elias String Quartet 3/19

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:30 PM
The Menil Collection

Traditional Scottish folk songs
Sally Beamish New Work
Schumann Quartet in A Minor, Op. 41, No. 1

The internationally acclaimed Elias String Quartet captivated Da Camera’s audience with their encore of Scottish folk tunes when they appeared in 2017. Now they return with two distinct programs. Over two nights, the Elias Quartet traces the history of British music from Purcell to Britten to esteemed contemporary composer Sally Beamish. Anchoring their programs are two great masterpieces by Schubert and Schumann. Their Tuesday program is the second concert at the Menil pairing folk songs with a contemporary work.



The Veil of Orpheus   ·   More Info »
The Veil of Orpheus

Works of Matthias Pintscher, Pierre Henry, Matthew Aucoin, Harrison Birtwistle

A rare showing of Cy Twombly’s monumental painting, The Treatise on the Veil, is the occasion for this unique musical event at the Menil. Da Camera introduces America’s rising star composer Matthew Aucoin to Houston with an intimate preview of his opera, Eurydice, prior to its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 2019-20, and welcomes countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo in his Da Camera debut.



Ashberyana: Celebration Poet John Ashbery   ·   More Info »
Ashberyana: Celebration Poet John Ashbery

Works of John Zorn, Joan Tower, Josquin des Prez/Charles Wuorinen, Erik Satie, and Charles Wuorinen and readings from the work of John Ashbery

Da Camera joins forces with renowned American composers and musicians to celebrate John Ashbery’s legacy with works that reflect his playfulness, wit and humor. The greatest American poet of his generation, Ashbery visited Houston for a Da Camera concert during Sarah Rothenberg’s first season as artistic director. Joan Tower’s Holding a Daisy was written for Rothenberg, as was Charles Wuorinen’s Ashberyana, recorded by Da Camera for Naxos.



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Zone A $250.00
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Russian Renaissance   ·   More Info »
Russian Renaissance

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 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 the attention of audiences worldwide. Recently named Musical America’s New Artist of the Month, Russian Renaissance make their Houston debut.



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Orchestra Zone A $50.00
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