Folk Dances of the British Isles

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Ticket Information

$25 General; $20 Senior; $10 Students

Time
6:00 PM
Presented By
Apollo Chamber Players
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
Matthew Detrick
Description

Apollo navigates the British Isles with a program featuring English, Scottish, and Irish folk-dance music influences.  Inspired by this region’s rich folk music heritage, each composer fused folk melodies and dances into their compositions in uniquely personal ways.

 
*Featuring special guest artist Ivo van der Werff, Professor of Viola at the Shepherd School of Music (Rice University)

Ensemble Name
Apollo Chamber Players
Musicians
Matthew Detrick and Anabel Ramirez, violin; Whitney Bullock, viola; Matthew Dudzik, cello
Program
 
Program:

Frank Martin: Trio on Popular Irish Folk Tunes

Britten: Three Divertimenti

Vaughan-Williams: Phantasy Quintet

Folk melody arrangements from the British Isles


Venue
Christ the King Lutheran Church (Parish Hall)
Location
Houston, TX
Phone
832-496-9943