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Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater
500 Texas Avenue Houston, TX 77002
713-237-1439
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Website

http://www.dacamera.com/schedule-tickets/debussys_paris

Description

Program:

Caplet — Conte fantastique for string quartet and harp

Debussy— Sonata for violin and piano, L. 140

Debussy — L’Isle joyeuse for solo piano

Chausson — Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet in D

Performers:

Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Bridget Kibbey, harp;

Enso String Quartet (Maureen Nelson, violin; John Marcus, violin; Melissa Reardon, viola; Richard Belcher, cello)

Rediscover Debussy’s music in the context of older and younger friends and colleagues. We hear Chausson’s passionately romantic Concerto and the younger Caplet’s Fantastic Tale, inspired by an Edgar Allen Poe story. Debussy’s Sonata for violin and piano remains one of the masterpieces of the repertoire.

About the Ticket Supplier: Da Camera of Houston

Da Camera of Houston, founded in 1987, was created with the intention to produce a series of thematically programmed concerts designed to attract new listeners to the concert hall. By bringing together leading American and international musicians, specifically selected for each program, Da Camera concerts offer a broad range of repertoire and musical styles while ensuring a product of outstanding musical excellence. Members of the Houston Symphony and faculty of Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, University of Houston’s Moores School and others are often included in Da Camera programs, expanding the opportunities for locally based musicians of national acclaim and enriching our community by enhancing the musical life of artists who choose to live here.