2017- 2018 Season

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. and Concerts Begin at 7:00 p.m.



February 25th 2018 - String quintets by Mozart and Dvorak
With this concert – in addition to Joan DerHovsepian - Eric will be welcoming back Houston Symphony Associate Principal Cellist, Chris French. Performing for the first time with Musica Tra Amici will be Rice University Shepherd School of Music Professor of Viola, James Dunham, and Houston Symphony’s newly appointed Principal Second Violin, MuChen Hsieh. 

Eric Halen – Violin
MuChen Hsieh - Violin 
Joan DerHovsepian - Viola
James Dunham - Viola
Chris French – Cello 

April 29, 2018 -  String quartets by Mendelssohn and Smetana

or our final concert of the season, Eric will be joined by his Houston Symphony colleagues, Tong Yan – Violinist, Sheldon Person – Violist, and Brinton Smith – Principal Cellist.

Eric Halen – Violin
Tong Yan – Violin
Sheldon Person – Viola
Brinton Smith - Cello