Friday, June 21, 2024
Summer Solstice Morning Observance 8am
Contemplative Performance by Apollo Chamber Players
Pay What You Can Tickets $10-25 | In-person event with bench seating
In observance of the longest day of the year, the morning contemplative music experience will feature local string quartet Apollo Chamber Players.
Celebrating its 16th anniversary season, Houston-based Apollo Chamber Players “recasts music for a diverse and multi-ethnic generation” (Strings Magazine) through globally-inspired programming and multicultural new music commissions. Winner of Chamber Music America’s prestigious Residency Partnership award, the quartet has performed for sold-out audiences at Carnegie Hall, and it holds the distinction of being the first American chamber ensemble to record and perform in Cuba. Apollo is featured frequently on American Public Media’s nationally-syndicated program Performance Today. Apollo’s fifth commercial album, With Malice Toward None, reached No. 1 on Amazon’s Hot New Release chart (08/21), and the ensemble’s catalog of records has been featured on hundreds of radio and media stations around the world. Apollo reaches further into the community by partnering with schools, universities, at-risk youth centers, refugee and veterans service organizations, hospitals, airports, and public libraries, providing programs and seminars that impact a wider, underserved audience.