Major Concert Series


November 8, 2014

Market Square Park

Downtown Houston

Musiqa returns to Market Sqaure Park for the first show of our major concert series in an evening featuring:

6:30 PM Prelude Concert

Featuring Musiqa's Market Square commissions for brass ensemble - six works by student composers, commissioned by Musiqa as part of last year's "What Time is It?" installation.

7:30 PM Concert

Featuring saxophone and percussion quartets

Hymn by Kati Agocs, 

It is Time by Steve Mackey, 

Tongue and Groove by Rob Paterson,

New York Counterpoint by Steve Reich,

Dark Full Ride by Julia Wolfe,

and a brand-new work by a Musiqa Emerging Composer.


January 10, 2015

Zilkha Hall

Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Join us for our first performance of 2015, featuring the world-premiere of Artistic Director Anthony Brandt's chamber opera Ulysses, Home - including a libretto written by Neena Beber - and Pierre Jalbert's String Quartet No. 4.


April 24 & 25, 2015

Zilkha Hall

Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Musiqa will once again collaborate with NobleMotion Dance for our final performance of the season's major concert series. The show will include Cinderella* - a world-premiere silent film score by Karim Al-Zand, Harvest by Pierre Jalbert and Andy Noble, and a world-premiere ballet score by Marcus Maroney.

*Karim Al-Zand's Cinderella: A New Score for a Restored Silent Film was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit the New Music USA project page.


Photo by Lynn Lane