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2016-17 Concert Season

Rob Smith, director
Alejandro Basulto Martinez, assistant director

Avatars

Monday September 26, 2016, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

Crossroads

Monday November 14, 2016, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

Memory Web

March 9, 10 & 11, 2017, 8:00pm — Midtown Arts Theater Complex Houston (MATCH)

In Search Of

Monday April 24, 2017, 7:30pm — Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House


Avatars

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Monday September 26, 2016
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

An evening of musical avatars

Axioms (2005) – Clint Needham (b.1981)
flute/piccolo, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano & percussion

Push/Pull (2013/2015) – Nick Omiccioli (b.1982)
flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano & percussion

House of Mirrors (2016) – Eamon Carmody (b.1993) world premiere
flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano & percussion

An Oboe Book (1999) – Ned Rorem (b.1923)
oboe & piano

Grabbing – Snatching – Blink – and You – Be Gone (2016) – Rob Smith (b.1968)
violin, cello & piano

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Crossroads

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Monday November 14, 2016
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

with special guests:
Kamran Ince, composer
Melanie Sonnenberg, mezzo-soprano

Waves of Talya (1988) – Kamran Ince (b.1960)
flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion

Abandoned (2014) – Kamran Ince (b.1960)
mezzo-soprano, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin & cello

Turquoise (1996) – Kamran Ince (b.1960)
flute, oboe, clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon, trumpet,
violin, viola, cello, electric bass, synthesizer & percussion

Drawings (2002) – Kamran Ince (b.1960)
flute & piano

Road to Memphis (2008) – Kamran Ince (b.1960)
viola & harpsichord

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Memory Web

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March 9, 10 & 11, 2017
Midtown Arts Theater Complex Houston (MATCH)

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A collaborative concert with
Psophonia Dance Company

Les Moutons de Panurge (1969) – Frederic Rzewski (b.1938)
large chamber ensemble

Only the Piano Will Give Us Our Peace (2004) – Matthew Van Brink (b.1978)
flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello & piano

coming around… (1995) – Belinda Reynolds (b.1967)
flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano

Distant Memories (2015) – HyeKyung Lee (b. 1962) - world premiere  
viola & piano

Falling Still (2001/2009) – Emily Doolittle (b.1972)
clarinet, violin, viola & cello

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In Search Of

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Monday April 24, 2017
Moores School of Music, Moores Opera House

A collaborative concert with Creative Writers
from the UH Hispanic Department and
music by Latin-American composers

featuring creative writers:
Mabel Cuesta
Cristina Rivera Garza
Pedro Gutierrez
Paco Estrada M
Jose Ramon Ruisanchez Serra

and the following works:

S.O.S. (2006) – Enrico Chapela (b.1974)
flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, & piano

Cielo e Infierno (2010) – Hermes Luaces (b.1975)
flute, violin, viola, cello, & piano

New Work (2016) – Victor Rangel (b.1996) world premiere
flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano & percussion

Petites Catàstrofes (2010) – Ramon Humet (b.1968)
solo percussion

Blank Space (2009) – Juan Sebastian Lach Lau (b.1970)
clarinet, piano & electro-acoustic sounds

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