Monthly Archives: September 2015

Just a brief note to let you know that the Museum of Fine Arts cordially invites you to a special concert celebrating the final day of the spectacular Habsburg exhibition: The Habsburgs: Dangerous Liaisons, Fate, and Demise—A Story Told through the Music of Bohemian Composers, with classical pianist Fabio Banegas Jiříček today, Sunday, September 13, […]

With much regret we received the following letter from the City of Leipzig and the Gewandhaus Orchestra: 3rd of September 2015 The End of an Era Riccardo Chailly, the Gewandhauskapellmeister for the past ten years, will end his work with the orchestra in the 2015/2016 season. He will direct his last concerts as the Gewandhauskapellmeister […]

We all remember the fabulous all-Mendelssohn performance by the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig under the baton of Riccardo Chailly in Jones Hall here in Houston last November.  When we reported on the audience reaction, many were overcome with the sheer beauty of the performance; some classified it as the musical highlight of their lives.  Now the […]

In commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of the City of Leipzig, the Bach Society Houston presents an Abendmusik concert at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1015 Holman Street, Houston, TX 77004, on Sunday, October 4, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. The program will consist of music by Leipzig composers throughout history, with combinations of the Bach Choir Houston […]

We are delighted to welcome the Leipzig Piano Quintet to Houston! Our first opportunity to hear these talented students from the Conservatory for Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig will be on Thursday, October 1, at 7:30 p.m., when the Bach Society Houston presents them at a chamber music concert at the Archway Gallery, […]

Please note that the traditional home of the Bach Society Houston is being remodeled, and for the 2015/16 season, be sure to regularly check the dates and locations of performances.  As performance dates come near, do take a look at our Houston-Leipzig Events page, our home page or blog or facebook page, the facebook page […]