A Moores to Mendelssohn Celebration

UH Moores School of Music 3333 Cullen Blvd #120 , Houston

A Moores to Mendelssohn Celebration is a recital of students from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy,” a Moores partner school, at the Dudley Recital Hall. About the Artists Sigrún Björk Sævarsdóttir (pictured) was born in Iceland and studied at the Reykjavik Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts with Ólöf Kolbrún Harðardóttir …

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Guest Artist Recital: Dalibor Cikojevic, Zrinka Ivancic Cikojevic

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Moores School of Music presents a guest artist recital by Dalibor Cikojević and Zrinka Ivančić Cikojević, performing Papandopulo: Horoscope Dance Suite for Two Pianos and Percussion, Op. 52. About the Artists Pianist Dalibor Cikojević is one of the most prominent musicians of his generation in Croatia. He regularly performs in the country and abroad …

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UH Men’s and Women’s Choruses: “New Voices”

UH A.D. Bruce Religion Center 3800 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX

Betsy Cook Weber, Jeb Mueller, conductors Work by Bausano, Bernon, Hella-Johnson and Schumacher We celebrate singers new to the UH choral department in this concert jointly presented by Concert Women’s Chorus, ManCorps, University Women’s Chorus and University Men’s Chorus, in addition to small ensembles led by our very own undergraduate Coogs! No ticket required.

Free

UH AURA Contemporary Ensemble: “Roadshow”

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Rob Smith, director Alejandro Basulto Martinez, assistant director Works by Gandolfi, Halka, Hu, Schimmel and TV, with accompanying films by Bachrach & Zegers Two films and other visual imagery will accompany a virtual tour of evocative and innovative music on AURA’s “Roadshow” performance. Michael Gandolfi’s “History of the World in Seven Acts” traces the history …

$7
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The Love for Three Oranges Opera

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Send in the clowns! Part fairy tale, part vaudeville and part circus, this dazzling phantasmagoria of an opera will delight your ears and eyes with spectacle and high spirits. A prince is condemned to wander the earth in search of three oranges, the contents of which will make you look twice at your Minute Maid …

$20

The Spirit of Houston on Stage

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Enjoy a UH Bands benefit concert featuring The Spirit of Houston at the Moores School of Music. The Spirit of Houston is the largest spirit organization at the University of Houston. With over 300 members, The Spirit of Houston marching band is an icon for the University, the City of Houston and the State of …

$10

Concert Chorale: Preview Performance

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

In preparation for its headlining performance at the National Collegiate Choral Organization convention in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the world-renowned Concert Chorale takes the stage at the Moores Opera House for a hometown preview concert. Featured on the concert is “Missa Rigensis” by Latvian composer Ugis Praulins. Betsy Cook Weber, conductor. Music by Copland and Praulins.

$12

Moores School of Music Chamber Orchestra

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Moores School Chamber Orchestra presents music by Mozart, Von Weber and Tchaikovsky led by student conductors from the studio of Maestro Franz Anton Krager. The concert also spotlights the winner of the 2017 MSM Concerto Competition Wind/Percussion division. Carlos Guillermo Jung, Myles Nardinger, Alejandro Basulto-Martinez, Oleksandr Poliykov, conductors.

Free

Fredell Lack Legacy Violin Series: Sharman Plesner

UH Dudley Recital Hall University of Houston, Fine Arts Building, Houston

Join the Moores School of Music for the second recital in the Fredell Lack Legacy Violin Series featuring Sharman Plesner, with UH faculty pianist Timothy Hester! Sharman will perform music by Fauré, Boulanger, Debussy, Satie, Ravel, Poulenc, Ysaÿe, Stravinsky and Enesco. Native Texan Sharman Plesner began playing violin at the age of four with her …

$12

Moores School of Music 27th Annual Choral Invitational

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Moores School of Music is proud to recognize accomplished high school choral programs from the greater Houston area in this annual event, hosted by the University of Houston’s Concert Chorale. Performances will be given by Goose Creek Memorial HS, Porter HS, Tompkins HS, St. Paul’s UMC Choral Scholars and UH Concert Chorale. Concert Chorale, …

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UH Choruses: On Light and Love

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Concert Women’s Chorus, ManCorps and Coro Jeb Mueller, conductor Cynthia Clayton, Joseph Evans, Timothy Jones, Melanie Sonnenberg, Hector Vasquez, Moores School of Music voice faculty Brian Suits, piano Concert Women’s Chorus, ManCorps, Coro and the UH voice faculty present an evening of enlightenment and faith. The concert will feature works by Orbán, Esenvalds, Victoria and …

$12

AURA Contemporary Ensemble: Metamorphosis

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Rob Smith, director Alejandro Basulto Martinez, assistant director Works by Coe, Dean, Muhly and To AURA’s “Metamorphosis” contemplates the concept of change through the music of Australian and American composers. One of Australia’s most accomplished composers, Brett Dean, explores the profound changes of an ageing father in “Old Kings in Exile,” while his younger colleague …

$12

UH Symphony Orchestra

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Moores School Symphony Orchestra presents a riveting concert featuring Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture and his Rococo Variations for Cello and Orchestra with cello faculty member Vagram Saradjian (pictured).

$17

World Premiere: The School for Scandal

World Premiere Music by Robert Nelson Libretto by Buck Ross Based on the play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan Sung in English with titles projected over the stage This sharply witty comedy, inspired by the 18th century classic, swiftly skewers the pretentious and exposes the frauds. No one is spared the rapier tongues of the gossips …

$20

L’amico Fritz

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Music by Pietro Mascagni Sung in the original Italian with English titles projected over the stage A warm and nostalgic romance set in the countryside, “L’amico Fritz” is Italian opera at its prettiest. Recalling the musical style of “La bohème” but without any deaths, the opera boasts a harvest of abundant melodies, including the beautiful …

$20

University of Houston Concert Chorale

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Concert Chorale Monday, March 5, 2018 5 pm - 7 pm The Moores School of Music’s award-winning Concert Chorale presents a free performance, conducted by Emer Cordoba and Ricardo Valle, in the Moores Opera House. About the Concert Chorale The Concert Chorale is the premier UH choral ensemble and consists of 40 – 50 singers, …

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Wind Ensemble CBDNA Showcase

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Wind Ensemble CBDNA Showcase Friday, March 23, 2018 8 pm - 10 pm Free Conducted by David Clemmer, the Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble presents a showcase concert for the College Band Directors National Association on Friday, March 23. More information available at http://www.uhbands.com/cbdna-southwest-regional-2018/. About the College Band Directors National Association The members of …

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Concert Women’s Chorale Ensemble

UH Dudley Recital Hall University of Houston, Fine Arts Building, Houston

Concert Chorale Women's Ensemble Thursday, April 5, 2018 7:30 pm - 9 pm Free With Brian Cook as conductor, the Concert Chorale Women's Ensemble performs the music of Rheinberger, Holst and Britten in Dudley Recital Hall. Learn more about the UH Choirs at https://www.uhchoirs.org/. www.uh.edu/artstickets Location: Dudley Recital Hall 3401 Cullen Blvd. Houston, TX 77004

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The Italian Girl in Algiers

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Italian Girl in Algiers Friday, April 6, 7, & 9, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm Music by Gioacchino Rossini Sung in the original Italian with English titles projected over the stage When you are shipwrecked far from home and taken prisoner by Algerian pirates, you …

$12 – $20

Ballet Orchestra

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

Join artists from the Houston Ballet II/Houston Ballet Academy program, with Artistic Director Stanton Welch, as they collaborate with the Moores School of Music’s Ballet Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Franz Anton Krager, in a one-night-only performance featuring works by Paulli, Rossini and Glazunov. http://www.uh.edu/kgmca/box-office/?view=e&id=9002&d=13&m=04&y=2018 Tickets: Reserved Seating: $17 General Admission; $12 Students …

$12 – $17

Choirs: Red Carnation Concert

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Moores School of Music’s annual Red Carnation Concert, conducted by Charles Hausmann and Jeb Mueller, concludes the UH Choirs’ semester. Please join our men’s and women’s choirs, along with the student-led small groups, for an evening of celebration and music-making. Scheduled pieces include works by Stroope, Caldwell and Ivory, Parker and Shaw, Rudoi and …

$12

Symphony Orchestra

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

The Moores School Symphony Orchestra closes the 2017 – 2018 orchestra season celebrating the music of Poland under the direction of Franz Anton Krager. This riveting concert features Moores School of Music faculty member Andrzej Grabiec taking on the dual role of soloist in Szymanowski’s Second Violin Concerto and guest conductor in Moniuszko’s Mazur from …

$17

AURA: ‘With Words’

UH Moores Opera House 3271 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX

AURA: 'With Words' Friday, April 27, 2018 7:30 pm - 9 pm Rob Smith, director Alejandro Basulto Martínez, assistant director Timothy Jones, bass-baritone Blake Wilkins, composer "With Words" is a unique collaboration between AURA Contemporary Ensemble and the Gulf Coast Journal featuring writers from the UH Creative Writing Department. The performance will include the music …

$7 – $12

Concert Bands: #inthegrove

Wilhelmina Grove 3333 Cullen Blvd #120, Houston, TX

The Moores School of Music presents a unique outdoor performance featuring the UH Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds and Concert Band, conducted by David Clemmer, Marc Martin, Cameron Kubos, Cathy Benford and William White. Contact: KGMCA Box Office 713-743-3388 [email protected] www.uh.edu/artstickets

Free

Guest Recital: Daniel Roth

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart 111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston

The Moores School of Music proudly presents an organ recital by Daniel Roth, titular organist of St. Sulpice in Paris, France. The recital is co-sponsored by the A.I. Lack Master Series, the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and the Houston Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. About the Artist Daniel Roth, widely acclaimed as …

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