Da Camera Young Artists perform a concert inspired by Guyana-born British artist Frank Bowling’s monumental painting Middle Passage (1970), which has been in the Menil’s permanent collection since the early 1970s but has not been displayed at the museum until now.
Ravel: Chansons Madecasses (Madagascar songs)
Florence Price: Andante moderato from G Major String Quartet
Debussy: Golliwogg’s Cakewalk
Allison Loggins-Hull: Homeland
William Grant Still: Africa (I. Land of Peace)
Carlos Oliver Simon, Jr.: Elegy: A Cry from the Grave
Douglas DeVries, flute; Camille Jasensky, soprano; Michael Lenahan, piano; Jacob Schafer, violin; Madison Vest, violin; Christoph Wagner, cello; Sergein Yap, viola and special guest Hanna Che, piano
Stop, Look and Listen! is a series of free chamber music and jazz concerts presented in one of Houston’s most inspiring and stimulating environments, the world-renowned Menil Collection. These museum concerts feature unconventional, interactive concert formats and fun, adventurous musical selections. The programs are often designed to celebrate specific art works on display in the museum.
This program is free and open to all. Seating is limited.