Moores School of Music presents "Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: A Centennial Celebration"


During his short career as a composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor produced dynamic works that were performed far and wide. His star was rising in the classical music world, but a bout with pneumonia took his life at 37. Despite his premature passing, he left behind an impressive collection of compositions that continues to inspire both musicians and audiences. The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music will pay tribute to the influential composer with "Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: A Centennial Celebration"

Oct. 5 – Faculty will perform a recital of songs, piano and chamber music. Performers include soprano Cynthia Clayton, mezzo-soprano Melanie Sonnenberg, baritone Timothy Jones and pianist Nancy Weems.

Oct. 6 – Performers include the Moores Symphony Orchestra with conductor Franz Krager, the Moores Concert Chorale directed by Betsy Weber, Prairie View A&M University Concert Chorale directed by A. Jan Taylor, violinist Andrzej Grabiec and guest tenor soloist Zachary Averyt.



Moores Opera House
3333 Cullen Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004


$17; $12 for students and seniors.
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