Houston Symphony presents "Graf Conducts Schumann"
Inspired by the Rhineland and majestic Cologne Cathedral in Germany, Schumann's Symphony No. 3, Rhenish is emotive, lyrical and uplifting. Returning to the Jones Hall podium, conductor laureate Hans Graf is joined on stage by young French pianist Lise de la Salle, who performs Saint-Säens' Piano Concerto No. 2. A rising star in classical music, The New York Times stated, "Ms. de la Salle is eminently musical; she offers depth as well as virtuosity."