Da Camera 2018/2019 Calendar of Events

Our upcoming events are listed below:


Richard Goode
Sat, Sept 29, 2018: Wortham Center. Works of Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Janacek and Chopin. Revered pianist Richard Goode makes music of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s greatest musicians.

Sat 9/29/18 8:00PM Richard Goode


Aaron Diehl
Fri, Oct. 12, 2018: Hobby Center. Pianist Aaron Diehl explores the early evolution of American piano and the essential ingredients in the creation of jazz.
Fri 10/12/18 7:30PM Blues and the Spanish Tinge: Aaron Diehl, piano


Russian Renaissance
Tues, Oct 23, 2018: Rice Univ. M-Prize winner 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.
Tue 10/23/18 7:30PM Russian Renaissance


Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio
Sat, Nov. 3, 2018: Wortham Center. 2017 NEA Jazz Master and Blue Note artist Dr. Lonnie Smith stands tall as the foremost master of the Hammond B-3 organ.

Sat 11/3/18 8:00PM Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio


Danish String Quartet
Tues, Nov 13, 2018: Menil Collection. After their stirring Da Camera debut in 2015, the Danish Quartet returns with traditional Nordic folk music, the innovative Quartet No. 1 by Denmark’s greatest living composer -- Hans Abrahamsen -- and Beethoven’s sweeping, powerful Quartet in F Major, Op. 59.
Tue 11/13/18 7:30PM Danish String Quartet


Pedrito Martinez Group
Sat, Dec. 1, 2018: Wortham Center. Cuban-born and New York-based Pedrito Martinez is a master percussionist and an irrepressible bandleader. His group possesses a rare level of virtuosity, but it never gets in the way of their ability to get a room moving.

Sat 12/1/18 8:00PM Pedrito Martinez Group


Jazzmeia Horn Septet
Sat, Jan. 19, 2019: Wortham Center. Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Competition, Dallas-born vocalist Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself and an assured maturity and vocal confidence far beyond her years.
Sat 1/19/19 8:00PM Jazzmeia Horn Septet


In the Garden of Dreams
Fri, Feb 1, 2019: Hobby Center. In this immersive Da Camera original production, spectacular dream-like visuals and powerful musical performances transport you to Vienna 1900. Music of Brahms and Schoenberg.

Fri 2/1/19 7:30PM In the Garden of Dreams Feb 1
Sat 2/2/19 7:30PM In the Garden of Dreams Feb 2


Chucho Valdés - Jazz Batá
Fri, Feb. 8, 2019: Wortham Center. Winner of 6 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammys, Cuban pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Chucho Valdés has been a key figure in the evolution of Afro-Cuban jazz for the past 50 years.
Fri 2/8/19 8:00PM Chucho Valdés - Jazz Batá


Jordi Savall
Fri, March 1, 2019: Wortham Center. Early music titan and visionary performer Jordi Savalll leads Le Concert des Nations in music inspired by the acclaimed 1991 film.
Fri 3/1/19 8:00PM Jordi Savall


Elias String Quartet
Mon, March 18, 2019: Menil Collection. Program 1: Purcell Fantasias; Britten's Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36 and Schubert's String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804, “Rosamunde”

Mon 3/18/19 7:30PM Elias String Quartet 3/18


Elias String Quartet 2
Tues, March 19, 2019: Menil Collection. Program 2: Traditional Scottish folk songs, new work by Sally Beamish, and Schumann's Quartet in A Minor, Op. 41, No. 1

Tue 3/19/19 7:30PM Elias String Quartet 3/19


Mark Guiliana Quartet
Sat, March 23, 2019: Wortham Center. Mark Guiliana has become recognized as one of the world’s leading drummers, admired and in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse, and individual sound.
Sat 3/23/19 8:00PM Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet


NY Philharmonic String Quartet
Fri, March 29, 2019: Hobby Center. Four principal musicians from the vaunted orchestra. Da Camera welcomes violinist Frank Huang, former concertmaster of the Houston Symphony, back to the bayou city.

Fri 3/29/19 7:30PM New York Philharmonic String Quartet


The Veil of Orpheus
Tues, April 2, 2019: Menil Collection. 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 feautring rising star composer Matthew Aucoin and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo in his Da Camera debut.

Tue 4/2/19 7:30PM The Veil of Orpheus


Dave Douglas: Dizzy Atmosphere
Fri, April 12, 2019: Wortham Center. Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas returns to Da Camera with a one-of-a-kind tribute to Dizzy Gillespie, with Gillespie’s repertoire as a starting point for improvisation and exploration.

Fri 4/12/19 8:00PM Dave Douglas: Dizzy Atmosphere


Ashberyana
Tues, Apr 30, 2019: Menil Collection. Da Camera joins forces with renowned American composers and musicians to celebrate poet John Ashbery’s legacy with works that reflect his playfulness, wit and humor.

Tue 4/30/19 7:30PM Ashberyana: Celebration Poet John Ashbery


Mendelssohn and Weinberg
Fri, May 10, 2019: Wortham Center. Mieczyslaw Weinberg 's intense Piano Quintet and Mendelssohn's beloved Octet

Fri 5/10/19 8:00PM Mendelssohn and Weinberg