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  • Candlelight Open Air: Historic Black Composers ft Scott Joplin

Candlelight Open Air: Historic Black Composers ft Scott Joplin

🎫 Table for 2
🎫 Table for 4

Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis

πŸ•―οΈ An intimate ambience in a beautiful venue bathed in candlelight
🎻 Stunning classical performance by local Houston musicians of The Listeso String Quartet
βœ”οΈ A safe and socially-distanced event, ensuring you are comfortable and at ease
🍽️ Beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) will be available for additional purchase and a local food vendor will also be onsite for food purchase. Please browse the menu here

General Info
πŸ“… Date and time: various dates and times (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes. Doors will open 1 hour prior to the start time on your ticket. No late entry is permitted under any circumstances
πŸ“Œ Venue: Avant Garden
πŸ‘€ Age requirement: 21+ with valid ID
β™Ώ Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
πŸ”— Safety measures: you can read the safety measures for this event here. Attendees will be required to wear a mask to enter and at all times during the event
❓ Please note: for the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles

Tentative Program
Performed by the Listeso String Quartet
  • Joseph Bologne: String Quartet no. 5 in G Major
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Fantasiestucke no. 1, 3, and 5
  • Florence Price: String Quartet in G Major
  • Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
  • William Grant Still: Danzas de Panama for string quartet (Tamborito and Cumbia y Congo)
  • Wynton Marsalis: At the Octoroon Balls - III. Creole Contradanzas for String Quartet 5 min
  • Duke Ellington: I'm in Another World / In a Sentimental Mood / It Don't Mean a Thing

Candlelight Open Air concerts create an intimate ambience under the stars, bathing the space in candlelight to provide the perfect backdrop for sublime classical sounds. In honor of Juneteenth, this special series showcases iconic African American & Black classical composers such as Scott Joplin, Joseph Bologne, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Florence Price. Sit back, relax, and join the Listeso String Quartet for a mesmerizing evening featuring some of the greatest pieces from the world of classical music.

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