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Conservative Backlash

  • South Main Baptist Church 4100 Main Street Houston, TX, 77002 United States (map)

Sometimes striking out on one’s own means stepping back. That’s the tack Brahms took in the 19th century against Wagner’s “over-the top” excesses. Samuel Barber’s romanticisms were just as courageous as 20th-century dissonance. In this performance, we hear the works of these two passionate purists including Brahms’ Four Songs for Women’s Chorus and Neue Liebeslieder Waltzes along with Barber’s celebrated Adagio for Strings set for choir to the text of “Agnus Dei.” Renowned pianist Brian Connelly joins us playing a 19th-century Bösendorfer piano Brahms himself could have played.

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There is ample parking available to all patrons in the main parking lot of the church.

Handicap Access to Sanctuary

Enter in through the Welcome Center, located to the right of the sanctuary. Go around the stairs and take the elevator up to level 2. Turn right after exiting the elevator and go through the doors and the sanctuary is located at the bottom of the ramp.

Earlier Event: October 28
Some Enchanted Evening