October 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The cello compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach continue to captivate audiences and are some of the most frequently performed solo compositions ever written for cello. Mercury Chamber Orchestra’s principal cellist and early-music specialist, Beilang Zhu, will perform Bach’s Cello Suites on a baroque cello at the Bayou Theater.
September 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Ukrainian world-music quartet Dakha Brakha will be bringing its message of peace and unity to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater stage on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Accompanied by Indian, African, Arabic, Russian and Australian traditional instrumentation, the quartet’s powerful vocal range creates a trans-national sound rooted in Ukrainian culture.
August 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The Apollo Chamber Players are marking the opening of their 15th season with a performance entitled “Silk Threads” on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
August 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff
As part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Hispanic Heritage Month activities, the Bayou Theater is presenting a performance by the Gulf Coast Guitar Association, formed five years ago to promote classical guitar in Houston. The group will take the Bayou Theater stage Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
August 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
When musicians get together to perform just for fun, something enchanting happens. The Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake will open its 2022-23 season as it always does—with a magical performance by Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Friday. Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
August 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Paula and Jack Gron, both lifelong artists who happen to be married to each other, work in completely different media. Paula’s art reflects her need to have “busy, busy hands,” using sewn, quilted and assembled textile techniques that are inspired by nature and color. Jack’s work is in metal and wood and is an expression of the full range of his emotions.
July 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
"I've got rhythm...I've got music. Who could ask for anything more?" If you’re able to keep singing that song in your mind, then you’ve seen the iconic musical, "An American in Paris," with legendary dancer Gene Kelly partnering with Leslie Caron in this love story set in post-World War II Paris.
June 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Public art has a unique function in the community. It's free, it boosts the aesthetics of any location, and it’s open to anyone who happens to pass by. UHCL's newest mural was created last week by 15 young artists from area high schools participating in the Art School for Children's summer program.
April 27, 2022 | UHCL Staff Reports
Original artworks and photographs by the celebrated artist Andy Warhol are the centerpiece of a new exhibition organized by Public Art of the University of Houston System. The exhibition, “Instantaneous Beauty: Andy Warhol and the Photographic Process,” will be on view at the Art Gallery at University of Houston-Clear Lake, with a public opening reception on May 19.
April 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
At first glance, the names Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery and Adolphus Hailstork might not mean much. But their contributions as classical music composers are profound, and the Apollo Chamber Players will be showcasing their work at their upcoming performance, entitled “American Legends,” at University of Houston-Clear Lake on May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
March 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff
There are always new ways to experience music, even music written by the world’s most notable composers. Mercury's performance, to take place at the Bayou Theater on March 25 at 7:30 p.m. highlights two very important works of Beethoven and Ravel, but rearranged with their signature unique, creative style.
February 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Serenity Fisher found her calling in life almost immediately. Now a songwriter, pianist and vocal frontwoman for Serenity Fisher and the Cardboard Hearts, she and her bandmates will bring their particular brand of pop-rock to the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m.