Archive for the 'Past performances' Category

I know Chris and Clare through a mutual friend, and in addition to their toddler, their other baby is Don Gusano Games, through which comes to the world Quack-in-the-Box, a biting satire of malpractice and incompetence in the medical field.

The Houston Chamber Choir
Hear the Future — 11th Annual Invitational School Choral Festival

Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
FREE Concert

South Main Baptist Church (directions)
4100 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77002
Co-sponsored by AMC Music, Hear the Future pays tribute to the essential work done by outstanding choral music educators in our region and their excellent choirs. Enjoy this [...]

Gian Carlo Menotti’s
A holiday story about a young boy’s encounter
with the Three Kings
Sunday January 4 at 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm,
Monday January 5 at 6:30 pm
Tuesday January 6 at 6:30 pm
Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
6221 Main Street
Tickets are $5 children (12-) and seniors (55+)
$10 adults. Available at the door or in [...]


Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский (Igor Fjodorovič Stravinsky)
As a part of this season of Da Camera of Houston, the Houston Chamber Choir will perform Свадебка (Les Noces) by Igor Stravinsky under the direction of noted conductor Reinbert de Leeuw. In an interesting twist, this performance is coming the week before Holy Week. Actual ballet [...]

What a week.
What a week for the music ministry of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, having completed a week-long choral residency at the Cathedral Church of St. Andrew in Wells, England - it was the second-best choir tour I’ve been of which I’ve had a part (eclipsed only by that taken by the Bach Society [...]

The interior of Wells Cathedral with its dramatic interior buttressing.
This photo is taken from the Cathedral’s website at
From 16-22 July of this year, the Adult Choir of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston, in which I have been a staff singer for nigh-on-five years, will be the choir in residence at Wells Cathedral in [...]

Come one and come all! The Bach Society will, this coming Sunday 6 May, give its last Vespers service of the 2006-2007 season. Look for me doing the tenor recitative and duet (with baritone Ryan Villaverde)!
May 6, 2007 • 5:00 p.m.
Bach Vespers
Bach: Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal BWV 146
Eccard: Zu dieser österlichen [...]

Well, we’re back, tired (our flight left Miami at 6:00am EDT this morning, and that with the early switch to Daylight Savings Time - your tax dollars at work), and incredibly happy and relieved to see this project come to a close. Our performances at the 2007 National Convention of the American Choral Directors’ [...]

Commissioned by NBC and written by Gian-Carlo Menotti, the one-act operetta Amahl and the Night Visitors is a Christmas classic - a staple of the season along with It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story. And for the first time in many, many years, it will be produced at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church.
Set [...]

The Adult, Youth, and Children’s Choirs of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas have released their newest compact disc: The Holy Child: Music for Advent and Christmas, and I have to say, it is the Palmer Music Department’s best CD to date.