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Apollo Chamber Players Present An Irish Odyssey

Apollo’s season-finale is a multi-genre exploration of the storied music of Ireland. The ensemble premieres its first co-commissioned work, a string quartet fusing classical and electroacoustic with the distinct soundscapes of the national bagpipe of Ireland, the Uilleann Pipes. Arrangements of folksong from the Petrie Collection of Ancient Irish Music, and music spotlighting the plight of the Irish Palatine community bring this Irish journey full circle.

Acclaimed University of Houston professors Timothy Hester (piano) and Timothy Jones (baritone), and Houston Grand Opera Studio Artist (2016 Met Opera Grand Finalist Winner) Yelena Dyachek join Apollo as guest artists for Beethoven’s exquisite take on Irish folksong.

Step outside of our welcoming and comfortable community at Oaks of Westchase Apartments in Houston, Texas for the day! This event is coming to town on Friday, and it promises to be a wonderful time!

Event Time/Date:
Friday, May 5, 2017 – 8:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston
3400 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77002

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