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Underground Sounds: Musiqa


UPDATE: All Musiqa performances are now SOLD OUT!  For any additional guests wishing to attend, we will be taking an in-person, first-come-first-served waiting list beginning exactly 30 minutes prior to each performance time.

This concludes our ticket sales for the 2023 “Underground Sounds” series.


Join us for Underground Sounds, a unique music series in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern!

This fall, four Houston-based music organizations will perform specially composed or arranged works that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

About this program: This Musiqa performance features the world premiere of a new composition by artist board member Pierre Jalbert that takes advantage of the Cistern’s unique reverberation. Performers include Jacob Schader (violin), Chris Ellis (cello), Nicholas Bissen (saxophone), Sophie Volpe (trombone) and Terry McKinney (percussion).

Tickets available starting Friday, October 13 at 9am.

Cost: $25

Performance Times:

  • November 9 at 7:30pm
  • November 10 at 7:30pm
  • November 11 at 5:30pm
  • November 11 at 6:30pm
  • November 12 at 5:30pm
  • November 12 at 6:30pm


Led by four composers, Musiqa’s mission is to enrich and inspire their community through programs that integrate new music with other modern art-forms. Each season, Musiqa programs a diverse series of public performances introducing Houston audiences to dynamic and challenging music by contemporary composers, making it one of the most active contemporary music ensembles in the United States.