Following recommendations of Harris County and the CDC to limit large gatherings and slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this performance has been postponed until February 2, 2021 at 7:30 pm.
What are my ticket options?
—Keep your seats. Previously purchased tickets will automatically transfer to the new date for rescheduled shows and no action is required. We will email and call ticket holders, and post update information on the website, when a new date is confirmed.
—Donate your tickets. As an arts non-profit, SPA relies its patrons and donors. By donating, you’ll get a tax donation receipt by mail and help support SPA through this unprecedented time.
—Exchange your tickets into credit. Your account credit will be valid through the 20/21 season, which will be announced soon. Handling fees will be waived.
—Other options: Please contact the box office at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or other ticket needs. You can also reach the Box Office at 713.227.4772, Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm. Due to a high volume of inquiries, please allow 48 business hours for our staff to respond. Email is preferred, given our staff are currently working from home. The box office at Jones Hall is closed to in-person transactions until further notice.
COVID-19 affects us all. During this uncertain time, stay safe. On the other side of this, we’ll once again share the joy of the arts—together.
For more information regarding our response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), please see our FAQ.
Black Violin “will keep classical music alive for the next generation” (NPR).
Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. and Kev Marcus. Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.
Wil B., viola
Kev Marcus, violin
Nat Stokes, percussion
Duration: approximately 90 minutes, without intermission
What critics are saying:
“Their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation.”
“Black Violin upends cultural and musical stereotypes…an unexpected blend of classically trained musicianship and hip-hop beats and inventiveness.”
–The Miami Herald