Jazz Festival: Saxophone Summit

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

The concert features the Moores School Jazz Orchestra with guest artists David Caceres, Warren Sneed, and Woody Witt, saxophones.

$10 – $15

Lunch + Learn: Mariam Ghani

Blaffer Art Museum University of Houston, United States

What We Left Unfinished exhibition on view in Blaffer Art Museum: January 18-March 14, 2020 Held with each exhibition, an artist, curator, scholar, or expert shares their perspective with the audience. Tours are followed by a complimentary lunch.

Free

AURA Contemporary Ensemble: Haunted

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

AURA, in collaboration with author Brendan Stephans, presents “Haunted.” Through a unique hybrid of music and theatre, AURA depicts a short story by Stephen’s that explores a group of friends and their different responses to a shared experience. Featuring chamber music by Hernan Campa, Kyle Rivera, and others.

$10 – $15

Songs of Love and Passion

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

Concert Chorale, ManCorps, and Soundscape, with conductors Betsy Cook Weber and Jeb Mueller, present the school’s annual “Songs of Love and Passion” concert!

Free

Piano + Sticks = Piano Duo with Percussion

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

The Piano + series performs thought-provoking, jazzy and emotionally-charged works by Crumb and Daugherty, both inspired by Bartók and also features a world premiere of “Upshot” by UH faculty member, Blake Wilkins. UH faculty members Timothy Hester, Tali Morgulis, Andrew Staupe, Brian Suits, Alec Warren, Blake Wilkins will perform.

Free
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Voir Dire

Studio 208 3351 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX

When a prominent black man is arrested for buying crack, his lawyer says he was framed, set up by a racist white cop. It is left to a racially mixed jury to decide who is telling the truth. Over three brutal, often explosive days of harrowing deliberation, the jury struggles toward a verdict. Tensions boil …

$10 – $20

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Elizabeth Cree

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

April 3, 4, 6 at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at 2 p.m. Music by Kevin Puts Libretto by Mark Campbell Based on the novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree by Peter Ackroyd Sung in the original English with projected text over the stage This murderous thriller by Pulitzer Prize winners Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell …

$10 – $20

Piano + Cords = Song Cycle

Dudley Hall, Fine Arts Building, University of Houston 4188 Elgin Street, Houston, TX

The Piano + series concludes with a performance of Schubert’s great song cycle, Die schone Mullerin, sung by Houston’s treasure and world-renowned baritone, Timothy Jones. UH faculty members Timothy Jones & Timothy Hester will perform.

Free

Houston Ballet Academy with the Moores School Ballet Orchestra

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

The Houston Ballet Academy will perform a mixed repertoire with the Moores School Ballet Orchestra, including masterworks by Tchaikovsky, Minkus, and Britten.

$10 – $15
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Romeo & Juliet

Quintero Theatre 3351 Cullen Blvd, Houston

Verona burns under the summer heat, fueled by the incendiary hatred between two families. Blind hate results in outbursts of deadly violence. The Prince decrees: if a Montague or Capulet again disrupts the peace, death will be the punishment. Against this violent world, Shakespeare sets “Romeo & Juliet,” a miraculous story of love that heals …

$10 – $20
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Ensemble Dance Works

Quintero Theatre 3351 Cullen Blvd, Houston

April 23 at 7:30 p.m. (dress rehearsal, discounted tickets $8) April 24 at 12 p.m. April 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. April 26 at 1:30 p.m. The School of Theatre & Dance presents Ensemble Dance Works, an annual spring showcase featuring original dance works by faculty and professional guest artists, performed by our pre-professional dance …

$10 – $20

Moores School Symphony Orchestra

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX, United States

This live in-person and virtually live-streamed performance by the Moores School Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Director of Orchestras, Franz Anton Krager will kick off the new Fall 2020 Season with a Classical mix of symphonies by two Classical greats, Franz Joseph Haydn & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The Haydn Symphony No 73 in D Major “La …

Free; however, RSVP is required.
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AURA: One on One

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

The Moores School of Music presents AURA: One on One, a video series featuring performances of exciting solo works by members of AURA Contemporary Ensemble. The music to be performed has been written by some of today’s most innovative composers, who will be interviewed by the performers at the end of each video. A new …

Free

Virtual Conversation with Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell, Award Winning Composer-Librettist Team

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

Moores Opera Center is pleased to present a virtual conversation with Composer Kevin Puts and Librettist Mark Campbell on Friday, Oct 9, at 6:00pm. The master class is free to the public and will be streamed live via Zoom. The conversation will be hosted by Moores Opera Center’s Artistic Director Buck Ross, and the duo …

Free, but RSVP is required.

An Evening with Martial Caillebotte and Friends (Virtual Recital)

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

Dominique McCormick, soprano, and Keith Weber, pianist and guest Jeffrey Ragsdale, tenor, invite you to an evening at a Parisian Salon. During this virtual recital, explore the beginnings of impressionism in music and hear the exploratory harmonies and compositional techniques of Marital Caillebotte, the younger brother of the famous impressionist painter Gustave Caillebotte. Spend an …

Free, but RSVP is required.
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An Ideal Husband

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

October 16, 17 at 8pm. October 18 at 2pm. A marriage, a romance, a fortune and government policy all rest on one man’s honor. This play examines blackmail and political corruption with wit and timeless sophistication that only Oscar Wilde can provide. Set in London, this scintillating drawing-room comedy will take you on a whirlwind …

Free event; however, RSVP is required.
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Mommies & Mimosas by Audrey Morabito

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

October 30, 31 at 8pm. November 1 at 2pm. After a seemingly never-ending summer, this quick-witted club of “Baby Mamas” is thrilled to be celebrating freedom after dropping their little ones off on the first day of preschool. Queen Bee Heather has invited Charlotte and Lydia to her Pinterest-perfect home in suburbia for their annual …

Free event; however, RSVP is required.

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Freefall

Online Event

The UH School of Theatre and Dance is proud to present Freefall by Charles Smith directed by UH alumni K.P. Powell! Two brothers from the South Side of Chicago struggle to define their relationship, torn apart by their pasts as an ex-con and the policeman who threw him in jail. They are drawn together as …

Free

Organ Program Fall 2020 Virtual Recruiting Event

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

Join organ faculty member Daryl Robinson, current students, and alumni to learn more about the UH organ program and the amazing opportunities available to organists in the city of Houston! This virtual event, hosted on Zoom, will give you a chance to tour our facilities, chat with current and recent students, and hear performances by …

Free event; however, RSVP is required.

Faculty Recital – Andrew Staupe, piano

Dudley Hall, Fine Arts Building, University of Houston 4188 Elgin Street, Houston, TX

This live in-person and virtually live-streamed recital will present two of the most important Sonatas in the piano repertoire: Barber’s Piano Sonata Op. 26, and Beethoven’s mighty ‘Hammerklavier’ Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 106. The program will begin with two works by Johann Jakob Froberger, who was pivotal in influencing the fugal music of Johann …

Free event; however, RSVP is required.

11-20 Moores School Symphony Orchestra (Live In-Person Performance)

University of Houston Moores Opera House Entrance #16 Off Cullen Boulevard, Houston

This Live In-Person performance by the Moores School Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Director of Orchestras, Franz Anton Krager. This orchestra concert will include the Overture in C Major, Op 101 by Felix Mendelssohn, and the Symphony No 1 in B-Flat Major “Spring” Op 38 by Robert Schumann. The performance will take place in …

Free
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The Carrier

Online Event

The UH School of Theatre and Dance is proud to present by senior playwright Patrina Randolph! A post office in Houston's Third Ward, 2020. Supervisor M. Bell’s recent promotion threatens to drive a wedge between her and her postal carrier friends and subordinates, CCA Wendy Reed and CCA Murdock. Tensions explode when packages begin to …

Free

Moores School of Music Concerto Competition

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

The Moores School presents its first virtual annual Concerto Competition. The first round of the competition will yield a Division winner in Strings, Piano, Winds/Brass/Percussion, and Voice. Each Division winner will advance to the final round. The Virtual Final Round of the competition will be broadcast beginning on Sunday, December 13 at 4:00 PM through …

Free Event, but RSVP is required.