March 23, 2018 | 8pm | MATCH in Midtown
Continuing our 10th Anniversary season, we explore Apollo’s beginnings and how its multicultural and folkloric focus was discovered. Program features composers who inspired Apollo to pursue programmatic concert themes connected to Houston’s and the United States’ cultural diversity, along with the inception of 20x2020.
Highlights include the continuation of our Bartók string quartet cycle, historical Greek ‘Rebetika’ folk songs, and music of contemporary composers Karim Al-Zand and Erberk Eryılmaz.
Bartók: String Quartet No. 4
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor
Erberk Eryılmaz: Dances of the Yogurt Maker
Karim Al-Zand: ‘Capriccio 1’ and ‘Capriccio 2’ (Sarabande)
Ysaÿe: Sonata No. 2 for violin solo (“Obsession”)