Announcing our 2018-2019 Season!
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July 8, 2017: We presented works by Romantic-era composers Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann and Max Bruch at Midtown Arts and Theater Center, Houston (MATCH). Despite a thunderstorm right before the concert, MATCHBox 1 was nearly full with our enthusiastic audience! On October 12, we returned to MATCH to present the first concert in our … Continue reading 2017-2018 Season Recap
Taken from our e-newsletter: Yesterday was a wonderful day for La Speranza! Seven of you donated a total of $702.70 between our two campaigns. Thank you for your generosity! Here’s where each of our campaigns now stands: Debut at Houston Early Music Festival: $1,070 out of $3,717 raised (28.7%) End Date: Thursday, November 30 at 11:30 … Continue reading Thank you!
When I was eleven or twelve, I loved listening to Philharmonia Baroque’s recordings of Corelli violin concerti. The warm sound of gut strings intrigued me, and sometimes I even tuned my little viola down to A415 to play along with the recording. However, I never thought I would get to play on a baroque viola … Continue reading What Makes La Speranza Unique, part 4: Leadership
When I (Yvonne) was in middle school, I had the opportunity through the local youth orchestra to play viola for hospitalized children and their families, and the experience impacted me profoundly. When I began La Speranza last year, I knew I wanted to have the group participate in a similar program. Sonorous Sojourns brings music … Continue reading What Makes La Speranza Unique, part 3: Sonorous Sojourns