Concert | Monarch Chamber Players “Crowning the North: Silver Treasures from Bergen, Norway”

April 4, 2024
The Monarch Chamber Players present a concert in conjunction with Crowning the North: Silver Treasures from Bergen, Norway. The program features wind quintets by Norwegian composers including Edvard Grieg and Pauline Hall, and melodies inspired by the ancient Vikings.

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Monarch Chamber Players is a collective of Houston-based professional musicians committed to taking classical chamber music out of the concert hall and into accessible community spaces. Founded in October 2020 as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Monarch presents more than 80 concerts annually.

“Crowning the North: Silver Treasures from Bergen, Norway” is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in collaboration with Kode Bergen Art Museum, Norway.

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Generous support is provided by:
Kode Bergen Art Museum, Norway
Luther King Capital Management
Kistefos AS
Beth Robertson
Sara Dodd-Denton and Will Denton
Carolyn Rosenstock-Ellis

All Learning and Interpretation programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive generous support from H-E-B; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Sempra Foundation; the Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; the John M. O’Quinn Foundation; the Joe Barnhart Foundation; the Cockrell Family Fund; the CFP Foundation; Macey and Harry Reasoner; the Texas Commission on the Arts; and the Junior League of Houston, Inc.

Endowment funds are provided by the Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; Caroline Wiess Law; Windgate Foundation; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc.; the Wallace Foundation; the Neal Myers and Ken Black Children’s Art Fund; the Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation; Medha and Shashank Karve; Virginia and Ira Jackson; Jesse H. Jones II; the CFP Foundation; the Favrot Fund; gifts in memory of John Wynne; Neiman Marcus Youth Arts Education; gifts in memory of Peter Lotz; and gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.


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