Stop, Look and Listen!

Da Camera Young Artists perform a concert inspired by Guyana-born British artist Frank Bowling’s monumental map painting Middle Passage (1970), which has been in the institution’s permanent collection since the early 1970s but has never before been displayed.

Ravel: Chansons Madecasses (Madagascar songs)
Florence Price: Andante moderato from G Major String Quartet
Debussy: Golliwogg’s Cakewalk
Allison Loggins-Hull: Homeland
Stravinsky: Piano-Rag-Music
William Grant Still: Africa (I. Land of Peace)
Carlos Oliver Simon, Jr.: Elegy: A Cry from the Grave

Douglas DeVries, flute; Camille Jasensky, soprano; Michael Lenahan, piano; Jacob Schafer, violin; Madison Vest, violin; Christoph Wagner, cello; Sergein Yap, viola and special guest Hannah Che, piano

Stop, Look and Listen! is a series of free chamber music and jazz concerts presented in one of Houston’s most inspiring and stimulating environments, the world-renowned Menil Collection. These museum concerts feature unconventional, interactive concert formats and fun, adventurous musical selections. The programs are often designed to celebrate specific art works on display in the museum. Admission to The Menil Collection is always free.