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Origin Stories

Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 pm

Even as borders are built and broken, music has the power to connect cultures. “Origin Stories” explores the mingling of cultures in a program featuring the premiere of Anthony Brandt’s “Songs from the Source: Nine African Folk Songs,” for soprano and ensemble. Musiqa travels to Cuba as Tania León retraces her Havana roots in “A la par,” and to the north, in Pierre Jalbert’s “Crossings,” which imagines the cultural and emotional upheaval his French-Canadian ancestors faced as they migrated to the U.S. Plus, the program includes a reading of new work by acclaimed Houston poet Sarah Cortez.

Season Passes starting at $95; General Admission Pay-what-you-wish; limited quantity of $5 Explorer tickets for first-time Musiqa patrons!

7:00 Pre-concert discussion
7:30 Performance

Details

Start:
Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End:
Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
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Website:
http://musiqahouston.org/event/origin-stories/

Venue

Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, 77005
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Phone:
(713) 348-4854
Website:
http://music.rice.edu

Organizer

Musiqa
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