Tune in for stirring original musical concerts at Apollo Chamber Players’ free 20×2020 Virtual Festival

Apollo Chamber Players: Whitney Bullock, Matthew J. Detrick, Anabel Ramirez Detrick & Matthew Dudzik | Photo courtesy of Apollo Chamber Players

Make a habit of watching the Apollo Chamber Players‘ globally-inspired performances every Thursday and Sunday evening during the quartet’s 20×2020 Virtual Festival, featuring new episodes twice weekly through Sunday, November 1, 2020.

Since 2014, the Houston-based and internationally-acclaimed quarter has commissioned 20 original contemporary compositions—all inspired, created, and performed by talents from around the world. Now that Apollo’s completed its 20×2020 mission, the group is celebrating with a series of 20 video performances and discussions of each of the individual works.

Performances will feature 20 internationally acclaimed composers, 17 guest artists, and eight Houston Ballet dancers.

All free to watch, the 20×2020 Virtual Festival also features two digital world premieres and new studio performances recorded specifically for this series, along with clips from previously recorded concerts.

All performances have been curated with composer and artist interviews, and are hosted by St. John Flynn.

New episodes will debut every Thursday and Sunday evening at 7pm on YouTube and Facebook, through Sunday, November 1, 2020.

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20×2020 Virtual Festival Lineup

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About Apollo Chamber Players

Based in Houston, Apollo Chamber Players is an internationally renowned chamber music quartet that has flourished by focusing on innovative, globally-inspired programming and multicultural new music commissions.

Winner of Chamber Music America’s prestigious Residency Partnership award, the quartet has performed for sold-out audiences at Carnegie Hall and holds the distinction of being the first American chamber ensemble to record and perform in Cuba after the embargo was relaxed. Apollo is featured frequently on American Public Media’s nationally-syndicated program Performance Today.

Apollo is a passionate advocate of contemporary music. The quartet’s studio albums—including Ancestral Voices, European Folkscapes, Blurred Boundaries, and Within Earth—have garnered international acclaim, reaching millions of listeners around the world.

Click here to learn more about Apollo Chamber Players or to watch past performances.

Apollo Chamber Players: Matthew J. Detrick, Anabel Ramirez Detrick Whitney Bullock & Matthew Dudzik | Photo courtesy of Apollo Chamber Players

Apollo Chamber Players’ 20×2020 Virtual Festival

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