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Intimate confession is a project

Exhibition Info

Intimate confession is a project

curated by Jennifer Teets

October 27, 2023—March 10, 2024

Intimate confession is a project is a group exhibition that considers transmission, intergenerational life, and cultural inheritance through the prism of intimacy and infrastructure. Through the work of eleven artists spanning generations and geographies, the exhibition thinks through infrastructure as an intimate holding cell, capable of affective and affirmative power.

1:00 pm1:30 pm
The Merry Widow: Pre-Show Talk

Want to know more about The Merry Widow before you see the performance? Join us for a little pre-show talk hosted by musicology professor, Katie Caton. She will be joined by special guests Buck Ross, Stage Director, and Helena Losada, who will be singing the role of Hanna Glawari on February 1 and 3.

2:00 pm4:00 pm
Moores Opera Center: The Merry Widow, by Franz Léhar

The glamorous widow of a millionaire from Pontevedro, Hannah Glavari, is back in Paris and looking for a new love. The future of the tiny nation depends on her choice, or they will go bankrupt! With one of opera’s most beloved scores, join us for an evening of beautiful tunes and comedy to find out what she decides.

2:00 pm3:00 pm
Faculty Recital: Kevin Fenske, Euphonium

The Moores School of Music is proud to present a faculty recital by our Affiliate Professor of Euphonium, Kevin Fenske.

The program for this afternoon will include:

Sonatina, Op. 57 by Jan Koetsier

Little Suite for Winter by Peter Schickele
Featuring Dr. Javier Elizondo, clarinet

Soliloquies by John Stevens

A Moment of Truth by Drew Bonner

Concert Variations by Jan Bach

Kevin Fenske is the Affiliate Professor of Euphonium at the University of Houston where he teaches undergraduate and graduate applied lessons, as well as brass chamber music at the Moores School of Music. He is an active low brass clinician and maintains a private teaching studio in the Greater Houston area. Students of his have been awarded All-State honors and accepted into major universities and festivals around the United States. Mr. Fenske serves as the Director and Founder of the Texas Low Brass Academy, a summer music camp and educational series for young low brass musicians centered around the exposure to low brass chamber music, artistic and personal development, and accessible world-class musical instruction.

To learn more about Kevin Fenske and his accomplishments, please visit: www.uh.edu/kgmca/music/about-us/faculty-staff/fenske-kevin

7:30 pm9:30 pm
Concert: Moores School Chamber Orchestra

The Moores School Chamber Orchestra, in concert, will feature the 2023
Winner of the Moores School Concerto Competition, Vocal Division, Baritone,
Sean Holshouser with music of Korngold, Handel and Ravel. This performance will be conducted by graduate members of the Orchestral Conducting Studio and will also feature additional music of Rameau, Mozart and Saariaho with Moores DMA solo flutist, Wen-Hsiu Lai.