Classical Music

Apollo Chamber Players Open Their Season At The MATCH

Houston-based string quartet inaugurates Midtown’s new performance venue.

Three musicians pose for a photo in a radio studio
Whitney Bullock and Matthew Detrick of the Apollo Chamber Players in the studio with composer Gilad Cohen

The Apollo Chamber Players open their 2015-16 season with a recital titled Rhapsody Nouveau featuring music at the intersection of classical and Jewish folk melodies and American jazz and blues.

Featured on the program is the premiere of a new work, Three Goat Blues, by Israeli composer Gilad Cohen, commissioned by Apollo as part of their 20×2020 commissioning project.

The recital, Sunday, October 4th at 5:30PM, opens the MATCH, Midtown’s new performance venue.

Apollo artistic director Matthew Detrick, violist Whitney Bullock and Gilad Cohen talk with Houston Public Media’s St.John Flynn about Rhapsody Nouveau.


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