Concert Series

2020/21 Season

Hope for the Future


la speranza’s 2020/2021 season features monthly concerts that highlight different concepts related to hope, the English translation of the Italian speranza. Every concert will be available to stream on Facebook and YouTube. Viewers are encouraged to support la speranza through PayPal (lasperanzahouston@gmail.com) or Fresh Arts (for tax deductible donations). Donors will receive access to all past concerts and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.

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August 29, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Hope
Program includes arias and works by Johann Sebastian Bach


September 26, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Contemplation
Featuring works by Franz Joseph Haydn and others


October 23, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Yearning
Program includes
Bach, J. S. – Cello Suite no. 2 in d minor
Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E flat Major no. 1, Op. 12


November 21, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Gratitude
Program includes
Ferdinand Ries – String Quartet in G Major, Op. 70 no. 2


December 12, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Comfort
Featuring music by Haydn, Telemann, Bach, and Loeillet


January 23, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Laughter
Program includes
Haydn – String Quartet in A Major, Op. 20/6 as well as selections from Haydn – String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 33/2 “Joke
Mozart – String Quartet no. 22 in B flat major, K. 589


February 20, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Motivation
Program includes:
Beethoven: String Trio in D Major, Op. 9 no. 2 and Beethoven: Violin Sonata no. 8 in G Major, Op. 30 no. 3


March 6, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Breathe
Program includes:
Graun: Trio Sonata in F Major, GraunWV C:XV:83 for flute, viola, and continuo and Blanc: Septet, Op. 40 for clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, and double bass

April 17, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Trust
Featuring duos by Mozart, Hoffmeister, Heinichen, Fuchs, and Gabrieli.


May 22, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Joy
Program includes:
Mozart: String Quartet no. 21 in D Major, K. 575 and Haydn: String Quartet no. 64 in D Major, Op. 76/5