Yearly Archives: 2014

Sebastian Krumbiegel, entertainer extraordinaire from Leipzig, returns to Houston! The German Consulate General cordially invites you to a show/concert/evening of superb entertainment and a reception on Monday, November 24, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association joins in […]

We celebrated the fall of the Berlin wall early on Monday with the glorious Gewandhaus Orchestra concert. Some of the comments heard after the concert included “. . . an unforgettable evening . . . an experience of a lifetime . . . so much beauty and perfection brought tears to my eyes.” Thank you […]

The time has come to get your tickets for the very special concert Monday night, November 3, 2014, when the world famous Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig comes to Jones Hall under the baton of Ricardo Chailly for the opening of its 2014 Celebratory U.S. tour right here in in Houston, Texas, at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a very special retrospective of the 25th anniversary of the end of the Cold War. The program will begin with a brief performance by Sinfonietta Leipzig, a group of Gewandhaus musicians composed of Volker Hemken, Bass Clarinet; Yun-Jin Cho and Karl Heinrich Niebuhr, Violins; Tahlia Petrosian, Viola; and Matthias Schreiber, Violoncello.  An […]

CONCERT MARKS 25TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE OF FALL OF BERLIN WALL World renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra begins celebratory U.S. tour in Houston on November 3 Former President George H. W. Bush and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III to serve as honorary chairs of the concert Mayor Annise Parker, Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung, and […]

The Bach Society Houston is proud to present John Scott, Organist and Director of Music at St. Thomas Church in Manhattan, at the October 26, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice boulevard, Houston, TX  77005.  He will delight listeners with selections from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Clavier-Übung III. John Scott […]

This is a reminder that in lieu of our monthly meeting in October, we are invited by the Consulate General of Germany to the Opening Reception of an incredibly moving and compelling exhibit, Postcards from the Trenches: Germans and Americans Visualize the Great War, on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., at The Printing […]

Organ & Voice with Rick Erickson Opens Bach Society Season The Bach Society Houston cordially invites you on Sunday, September 28, at 6:00 pm for the opening of the Bach Society season featuring new Director Rick Erickson in a new event called Organ & Voice. The performance will be in the format of a Vespers […]

HOUSTON, TX (September 2, 2014) Bach Society Houston announces the engagement of Rick Erickson as its new Director, effective for the 2014-2015 season. A native of northern Wisconsin, organist Rick Erickson served since 1992 as Cantor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City where he directed the renowned Bach Vespers series. The oldest […]

The movie last month about the building and eventual fall of the Wall left us excited, overwhelmed, and thankful. But what came afterwards? Join us for the movie After the Wall: A World United by Executive Producer and Houstonian John Hesse on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 2353 Rice […]