Support Da Camera and Help Us Raise $30,000 for our 30th Anniversary! Dollar for dollar match announced. - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
As we near the end of our 30th Anniversary season, we would like to announce an opportunity to double your gift to Da Camera. We have been graciously awarded a matching grant from the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts in order to help with unanticipated losses as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
DA CAMERA ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Sarah Rothenberg to remain artistic director; Toni Capra appointed to newly created post of executive director At Da Camera's annual meeting this week, the organization's Board of Directors announced the realignment of its management structure. Sarah Rothenberg, who is celebrating her 25th anniversary as artistic director in the 18-19 season, and who has served as ...
New video: The HUB Gamelan - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Da Camera partnered with The HUB Houston, a relationship-centered educational program serving teenagers and young adults with neurological differences, to create a unique Music Encounter residency for students. Music Encounters is a Da Camera Education Initiative that brings classical music and jazz to students, just feet from their desks.
Da Camera's essential guide to the music of jazz master Dianne Reeves - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
As one of the top jazz vocalists for three decades, Dianne Reeves has an incredible catalog that showcases not only her suberb voice but also her knack for interspersing other musical influences, including Afro and Latin beats, into her multifaceted discography. In advance of Reeves's Da Camera performance on June 1 at 8 p.m.
An inside look at Wartime Stories, Part 3: New video - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Da Camera's Wartime Stories concert has a strong connection to this season's theme, No Place Like Home. In this new video, the third in a series providing an in-depth inside look at this concert, Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg makes the connection.
Poet Adam Zagajewski on Houston, exile and his love of music - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Adam Zagajewski is Poland's most famous living poet, nominated in 2010 for the Nobel Prize in Literature. After two decades spent living in Europe and the United States-including Houston-during the Soviet era, Zagajewski returned to Krakow in 2002. His journey and his longtime collaboration with Da Camera founder Sarah Rothenberg inform a unique program of ...
An inside look at Wartime Stories, Part 2: New video - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Wartime Stories includes stunning visual elements that, combined with the music of Steve Reich and Olivier Messiaen, add dimension and depth to the themes explored in the scores. In part 2 of our Inside Look at this concert, Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg explains how award-winning lighting designer Jennifer Tipton created a visual world that dialogs ...
An inside look at Wartime Stories, Part 1: New video - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Composers Steve Reich and Olivier Messiaen are rarely put together in one musical program, but in Wartime Stories on April 21, Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg explores themes of uprootedness and absence from home through their personal experiences. This is where it all begins.
Join Sarah Rothenberg for MFAH's series Movies Houstonians Love, April 15 - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
On April 15, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents a classic French war drama selected by Sarah Rothenberg in its popular Movies Houstonians Love series. This annual film series invites notable Houstonians from different walks of life to present a favorite film. The Museum will screen Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 war drama Army of Shadows, with ...
A new Juilliard String Quartet inspired to make progress: Astrid Schween interview - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
The Juilliard String Quartet was formed 72 years ago, yet amazingly Astrid Schween is only the group's fourth cellist and 15th-ever member-such is the group's prestige. Schween, also a Juilliard alumnus, made her debut as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic and was a longtime member of the Lark Quartet before joining the group ...
Playing with Utter Honesty: Pianist Helen Sung on Jazz, HSPVA and Tex-Mex - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Houston-native Helen Sung's journey on the piano began in traditional fashion. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Helen Sung's music education started with the rigor that one would expect from musicians brought up in the classical music milieu. She had a strict mentor whose teaching style was rooted in the Russian tradition.
Composer Erik Ulman on Writing Music and His Inspirational Friendship with Cy Twombly - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Erik Ulman is a modern composer whose works have been performed in concerts and festivals across the U.S., Europe and Australia; a professor of music at Stanford University; and an accomplished violinist. He was also for many years a close friend of artist Cy Twombly, and it's this last role that brings him to Houston for ...
Your Essential Listening Guide to American Pianist Garrick Ohlsson - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
"You don't play at the piano, you make the piano your collaborator," says celebrated American pianist Garrick Ohlsson. But he could just as easily be describing how many musicians feel about performing the music of Beethoven. While the Classical/Romantic composer was very detailed in his score markings, there are myriad ways to interpret their execution.
Da Camera Announces Lineup for Da Camera JAM at Discovery Green, including first Houston appearance by Mwenso and the Shakes - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
Da Camera and Discovery Green have announced the lineup for the annual series of free Thursday night concerts celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month, Da Camera JAM at Discovery Green. The series culminates with the Houston debut of Mwenso and the Shakes. Thursday, April 5 6:30 p.m.