Courses

Baudelaire and Chopin at Home

Two evenings, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 27 | (Private residence near Shepherd at San Felipe; address to be given to subscribers) Limited enrollment

Sarah Rothenberg, pianist and artistic director of Da Camera, will explore the kindred spirit evidenced in the works of these two daring geniuses. She will discuss what Baudelaire meant when he wrote of "correspondences" between different art forms, and how this relates to poetry and music. Close readings of poems and art criticism by Baudelaire will be linked to performance and discussion of selected piano works by Chopin. Rothenberg recently received the Medal of Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government. A frequent performer at New York's Lincoln Center as well as in leading European cities, she is making her solo debuts in Amsterdam's Concertgebouw and Brussels' Palais des Beaux-Arts this year.

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Going Baroque!
Thursday, January 18, 7:30–9:00 p.m. | Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard at Greenbriar. Parking information distributed to subscribers.

 

An Intimate Concert of Modern and Contemporary Music of Mexico
Tuesday, January 23, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private home. Address to subscribers.
 

Comida en la Cuidad
Tuesday, February 6, noon | Caracol Restaurant, 2200 Post Oak Boulevard, 77056
PLEASE NOTE: COMIDA EN LA CUIDAD IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED.

 

Modern Architecture in Mexico City
Tuesday, February 20, 12:00-1:30 P.M. | Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University

 

Thomas Jefferson: The Essential Democrat
Three Wednesdays, February 21, 28 and March 7, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | Covenant Church, 4949 Caroline, 77004

 

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