Da Camera presents Garrick Ohlsson Plays Beethoven

Stude Concert Hall, Rice University 6100 Main Street, Houston

In this second-annual James K. Schooler Memorial Concert, Da Camera presents world-renowned pianist Garrick Ohlsson in a program focused on the superlative brilliance and beauty of Beethoven's sonatas. The all-Beethoven program includes Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique;" Sonata in F Minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata;" Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein;" and Sonata …

$42.50

A Little Day Music: Beethoven for All

Beethoven for All — the complete string quartets for free, in celebration of Da Camera’s 30th anniversary season. More at http://www.dacamera.com/beethoven-for-all Da Camera Young Artists perform Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132 Da Camera’s A Little Day Music is the longest running free concert series in Houston. A Little Day Music …

Mingus Big Band

Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas St, Houston, TX, United States

Da Camera Jazz Series Mingus Big Band featuring Helen Sung, piano Homecoming #3: Helen Sung Mingus Big Band celebrates the music of legendary composer/bassist Charles Mingus , who died in 1979. Under the artistic direction of Sue Mingus, this 14-piece band performed Thursday nights from 1991 to 2004 at Fez under Time Cafe in New …

Da Camera presents Mingus Big Band

University of Houston - Cullen Performance Hall 4300 University Drive, Houston

Da Camera of Houston presents Mingus Big Band, a 14-piece band that celebrates the music and legacy of legendary composer and bassist Charles Mingus (1922–1979). In Houston, the Grammy Award-winning ensemble performs with Houston natives Helen Sung, pianist and composer, and trombonist Frank Lacy.

$37.50

Da Camera JAM at Discovery Green

Discovery Green 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX, United States

Da Camera JAM at Discovery Green is a free concert series that celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month throughout the month of April. The series kicks off on April 5 with performances by Frontier Jazz with Jacqui Sutton and opener HSPVA Jazz Band.

Free

Da Camera presents Juilliard String Quartet

Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center 800 Bagby Street, #200, Houston, TX, United States

Da Camera of Houston presents the return of the Juilliard String Quartet, the illustrious ensemble that opened Da Camera's inaugural season in 1988 and returns to its chamber music series in celebration of the organization's 30th anniversary. The program comprises three visionary works: Beethoven's spirited String Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5; Bartók's …

$37.50 – $67.50

Brad Mehldau Trio

Da Camera Jazz Series This event has been moved to Cullen Performance Hall, on the main campus of the University of Houston. $5 parking is available in the Welcome Center Garage at the corner of Calhoun and University Drive, with the entrance on Calhoun. Over the last two decades, pianist Brad Mehldau has forged a …

Da Camera Presents: Beethoven for All: Stop, Look and Listen!

Menil Collection Houston, TX, United States

Da Camera presents 'Beethoven for All: Stop, Look and Listen!' as part of the Beethoven for All series on Saturday, April 14 at 3pm. The performances features members of the Da Camera Young Artist Program. Stop, Look and Listen! is a series of free chamber music and jazz concerts presented in one of Houston’s most …

Free

Wartime Stories

Hobby Center 800 Bagby St, Houston, TX, United States

This event has been moved to Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall. Steve Reich: Different Trains Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time St. Lawrence String Quartet; Joshua Rubin, clarinet; Sarah Rothenberg, piano Video: Mihai Cucu Lighting: Jennifer Tipton Two masterworks of the twentieth century depicting profoundly contrasting personal experiences of the WWII era are presented together: …

Poetry and Music: Exile and Return

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston 3400 Main St, Houston, TX, United States

Poetry and Music: Exile and Return Sarah Rothenberg, piano and poet Adam Zagajewski Matchbox 2 Presented in collaboration with Inprint. Adam Zagajewski is Poland’s most famous living poet, winner of the Kurt Tucholsky Prize, a Prix de la Liberté, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2010, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Born …

Dianne Reeves

Please note this concert has been moved to University of Houston’s Cullen Performance Hall, and the date of the performance has been changed to June 1. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Ticket holders will be moved to comparable seats in the new venue. Thank you for your patience. Questions: Call 713-524-5050 or email …

Da Camera presents Richard Goode, piano

Cullen Theater 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX, United States

Da Camera of Houston launches its 2018–19 season “Time Future Time Past” with Richard Goode, piano. In a rare Houston appearance, this legendary pianist brings his unparalleled interpretive powers to a fascinating selection of Classical and Romantic works. Sarah Rothenberg, Da Camera's Artistic Director, joins Goode for Schubert's masterful Fantasy in F Minor for piano …

$42.50

Da Camera presents “Ashberyana: A Musical Celebration of Poet John Ashbery”

The Menil Collection 1533 Sul Ross St, Houston

Da Camera of Houston joins forces with renowned American composers and musicians for “Ashberyana: A Musical Celebration of Poet John Ashbery," a concert that celebrates Ashbery's legacy with works that reflect his playfulness, wit and humor. John Ashbery (1927–2017), recognized as one of the greatest 20th-century American poets, developed close ties to Da Camera and …

$60

Da Camera Gala 2019: Somewhere in Time

Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX, United States

Da Camera's 2019 Gala, themed “Somewhere in Time,” will feature a performance by Da Camera Young Artists, a silent auction, a wine pull, a seated dinner developed by chef Robert Del Grande of Cafe Annie and dancing with live music from Klockwork. Robin Angly and Miles Smith, Chairmen Darrin Davis and Mario Gudmundsson, Co-chairmen Honoring …

$500

Da Camera presents Weinberg and Mendelssohn

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Da Camera of Houston concludes its 2018–19 season with its unifying finale, “Weinberg and Mendelssohn” featuring the Daedalus Quartet in their Da Camera debut, along with the Brentano Quartet and Sarah Rothenberg, piano. The concert unites works by two composers, born more than a century apart, who represent the complex story of Jews throughout Europe …

$37.50

Da Camera presents Opening Night: Bon Appetit!

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Da Camera of Houston launches its 2019–20 season with Bon Appetit!, an evening of surrealist and culinary musical delights. The first of several Da Camera performances this season to prominently feature talented women, the concert is titled after composer Lee Hoiby’s comedic operatic take on Julia Child’s 1970s television show, with soprano Abigail Fischer as …

$37.50

Da Camera presents John Scofield Quartet

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

Da Camera of Houston’s 2019–20 season begins its jazz series with the long-awaited Da Camera debut of the John Scofield Quartet. A lauded powerhouse jazz guitarist and composer, Scofield will be joined in Houston by Bill Stewart, drums; Vicente Archer, bass; and George Colligan, piano and organ, subbing for Gerald Clayton.

$42.50 – $72.50
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DACAMERA presents Italian Themes: Quartetto di Cremona

The Menil Collection 1533 Sul Ross St, Houston

DACAMERA launches its 2019–2020 series of intimate concerts at the Menil Collection with Italian Themes, a two-night performance by Quartetto di Cremona. The ensemble marks its Houston debut with two distinct but complimentary programs of rarely heard Italian music for string quartet. The program on Monday night will feature String Quartet in C Major, Op. …

$60

DACAMERA presents Blue Note Records 80th Birthday Celebration

Cullen Theater 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX, United States

DACAMERA continues its 2019–20 jazz series with Blue Note Records 80th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at the Wortham Theater Center. The first date in a nationwide anniversary tour, the concert lineup features Kandace Springs, Houston native James Francies and the James Carter Organ Trio, each performing a set of their own music, …

$42.50 – $72.50

DACAMERA presents Richard Goode

Stude Concert Hall, Rice University 6100 Main Street, Houston

DACAMERA’s 2019–20 season of chamber music continues with a performance by pianist Richard Goode. World-renowned for his performances and recordings of Ludwig van Beethoven’s works, Goode will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the classical giant’s birth with a selection of Beethoven’s sonatas and bagatelles.

$37.50 – $67.50

DACAMERA presents Dafnis Prieto Big Band

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

DACAMERA continues its 2019–20 jazz series with a performance by Cuban percussionist Dafnis Prieto. Throughout each of his projects, the MacArthur “Genius” Fellow infuses Latin jazz with a bold new energy and sound. Prieto returns to the DACAMERA stage with his latest project, the 17-piece, Grammy Award-winning Dafnis Prieto Big Band.

$37.50 – $67.50

DACAMERA presents Davóne Tines and Adam Nielsen

The Menil Collection 1533 Sul Ross St, Houston

DACAMERA continues its 2019–2020 series of intimate concerts at the Menil Collection with a performance from bass-baritone Davóne Tines in his first American recital tour with pianist Adam Nielsen. Tines makes his DACAMERA debut with a highly personal recital in the form of a mass, bringing together works of J.S. Bach; spirituals arranged by Tyshawn …

$60

DACAMERA presents Miguel Zenón Quartet

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

DACAMERA concludes its 2019–2020 jazz series with the Miguel Zenón Quartet. An eight-time Grammy Award nominee, Guggenheim Fellow and MacArthur “Genius” recipient, Zenón returns to the DACAMERA stage after 12 years alongside the quartet featured on his latest Grammy-nominated album, Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera.

$37.50 – $67.50

DACAMERA presents Cécile McLorin Salvant Trio

The Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, Houston

DACAMERA continues its 2019–2020 jazz series with the Cécile McLorin Salvant Trio. McLorin Salvant, a three-time Grammy Award winner, returns to the DACAMERA stage with the Aaron Diehl Trio. Renowned throughout the U.S. and Europe, McLorin Salvant composes her music and lyrics, which she performs in English, French and Spanish. In Houston, the lauded vocalist …

$42.50 – $72.50