2022/2023 Season Concerts

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Sullivan Fortner, piano | The Art of Improvisation

Sullivan Fortner, piano | The Art of Improvisation

  • December 5 (SOLD OUT) & December 6 (SOLD OUT)
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Menil Collection

One of the most inventive and virtuosic jazz pianists of his generation, New Orleans native pianist Sullivan Fortner shares his in-the-moment takes on standards and original compositions.


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Parker Quartet

Parker Quartet

  • Friday | January 13
  • 7:30 pm
  • Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet.


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Miguel Zenón Quartet

Miguel Zenón Quartet

  • Saturday | January 21
  • 8:00 pm
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

Alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón is a 9-time Grammy nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow and one of the most influential saxophonists of his generation.


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Cécile McLorin Salvant

Cécile McLorin Salvant

  • Friday | February 10
  • 8:00 pm
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

Jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant is one of the most prescient and fearless voices in music today, evolving from a competition winner and favorite of critics to a three-time Grammy Award winner.


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Ruckus with Emi Ferguson, flute | Fly the Coop

Ruckus with Emi Ferguson, flute | Fly the Coop

  • Saturday | February 18
  • 7:30 pm
  • Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Ruckus is a baroque ensemble with a fresh, visceral approach to early music. Their collaboration with acclaimed English-American flutist Emi Ferguson is a joyous, kaleidoscopic romp through some of Bach’s most playful and transcendent works.


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Christian McBride’s New Jawn

Christian McBride’s New Jawn

  • Friday | March 3
  • 8:00 pm
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

Eight-time Grammy Award-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride is a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman.


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Ensemble Intercontemporain

Ensemble Intercontemporain

  • Thursday | March 23
  • 7:30 pm
  • Stude Concert Hall, Alice Pratt Brown Hall, Rice University

The winners of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2022 makes their first-ever Texas appearance! This legendary ensemble from Paris, France is dedicated to the performance of music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Under the direction of world-renowned conductor Matthias Pintscher, the Ensemble presents an early twentieth century Schoenberg masterpiece and Boulez’s kaleidoscopic, propulsive Dérive 2.


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Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Dörken Trio

Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Dörken Trio

  • Thursday | March 30
  • 7:30 pm
  • Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

The dynamic sibling duo of cellist Tanja and violinist Christian Tetzlaff is joined by pianist Kiveli Dörken. This impressive ensemble brings their talents to two chamber music masterpieces: Schubert majestic B-flat Trio and Tchaikovsky’s virtuosic, folk-inspired gem, the Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50.


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Osvaldo Golijov’s “Falling Out of Time”

Osvaldo Golijov’s “Falling Out of Time”

  • Saturday, April 15, 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 16, 3:00 pm
  • Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Composer Osvaldo Golijov’s newest dramatic work brings together Delta blues, Hebrew chant, Central Asian ballads and the mournful eloquence of Schubert, inspired by Israeli author David Grossman’s tale of grief and the transformative journey to acceptance.


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Emanuel Ax, piano

Emanuel Ax, piano

  • Saturday | April 22
  • 8:00 pm
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

One of the most revered pianists of his generation makes his highly-anticipated first DACAMERA appearance. Hear this undisputed master perform works of Liszt and Schubert, including his transcendent final sonata.


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Kendrick Scott | Unearthed

Kendrick Scott | Unearthed

  • Friday | May 12
  • 8:00 pm
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

A new DACAMERA production memorializing the Sugar Land 95, bringing together original music, poetry and visuals. Unearthed pays tribute to the tragic history behind the recent discovery of the remains of 95 Black people in unmarked graves in Sugar Land, Texas.

Kendrick Scott, composer/drums; Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, poet; Robert Hodge, visual artist; Harlem String Quartet; Gerald Clayton, piano; Walter Smith III, saxophone; Joe Sanders, bass


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Past 2022/2023 Season Concerts

Opening Night: Gil Shaham

Opening Night: Gil Shaham

  • Friday | October 14 | 7:00 PM
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

Join us for a Gala Opening Night with one of the preeminent violinists of our time. The incomparable Gil Shaham makes his long-awaited DACAMERA debut with his longtime chamber music partner Akira Eguchi, playing works of Schumann, Brahms, and Dvořák.


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Jeremy Denk | The Well-Tempered Clavier

Jeremy Denk | The Well-Tempered Clavier

  • Two performances: Monday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 18
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Menil Collection

J.S. Bach’s revered collection of 24 preludes and fugues, a dazzling compositional feat which traverses all the major and minor keys, performed by one of today’s foremost pianists.


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Branford Marsalis Quartet

Branford Marsalis Quartet

  • Friday | November 4
  • 8:00 pm
  • Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center

The jazz series kicks off with the formidable saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master.


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Meta4 | Polarkr(e)is: Drifting North

Meta4 | Polarkr(e)is: Drifting North

  • Two performances:  Monday, Nov. 14 & Tuesday, Nov. 15
  • 7:30 pm
  • The Menil Collection

The outstanding Finnish string quartet makes their Houston debut, exploring works from the sound worlds of the Arctic Circle.


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covid-19 protocols

Until further notice:

Masks are strongly recommended and will be provided upon request.

We reserve the right to unilaterally establish or modify health protocols according to updated public health guidance and applicable law. Any applicable update or modification to such protocols will be provided to ticket holders prior to a performance.

We offer a broad range of repertoire and musical styles in innovative concerts of outstanding musical excellence.

DACAMERA is widely acclaimed for its innovative programming, notably Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg’s unique concerts connecting music with literature and the visual arts.

We believe that openness to new experiences and enthusiasm for learning are vital to human experience.

DACAMERA has a robust Education and Community Initiatives effort, providing community concerts and extensive in-school programs.

Your support ensures that DACAMERA’s programs, both in the concert hall and beyond, remain a vital part of Houston’s cultural landscape.