Houston Symphony presents Summer Symphony Nights

Houston Symphony presents ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights 2014
Courtesy of Houston Symphony

The Houston Symphony will once again present free ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights concerts at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Enjoy masterpieces of the classical repertoire performed by outstanding soloists (including the Silver Medalist from the 2015 Ima Hogg Competition) and conductors (including Robert Franz). You can also celebrate Independence Day with Principal POPS Conductor Designate Steven Reineke with Sousa, Tchaikovsky and fireworks.

1 | MENDELSSOHN AND DVORÁK - June 18, 8:30 pm

Gergely Madaras, conductor
Eduardo Rios, violin (Gold medalist of the Sphinx Competition)

Kodaly: Peacock Variations
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8

2 | GERSHWIN'S PIANO CONCERTO - June 20, 8:30 pm

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Charlie Albright, piano

Abrams: Kentucky Royal Fanfare
Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

3 | EAST MEETS WEST - June 26, 8:30 pm

Robert Franz, conductor
Changlu Wu, pipa

Liu/Mao: Dance of the Yao People
Smetana: The Moldau
Griffes: The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
Han: Qilian Rhapsody for Pipa and Orchestra
Debussy: La Mer

4 | ELGAR'S ENIGMA VARIATIONS PLUS IMA HOGG SILVER MEDALIST - June 27, 8:30 pm

Anu Tali, conductor
Silver medalist of the Ima Hogg Concerto Competition

Shostakovich: Selections from The Gadfly Suite
Concerto TBA (Ima Hogg silver medalist)
Elgar: Enigma Variations

5 | STAR SPANGLED SALUTE! - Saturday, July 4, 8:30 PM

Steven Reineke, Principal Pops Conductor
     Designate
Christopher Johnstone, vocalist

Enjoy an evening with Principal POPS Conductor Designate Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony listening to patriotic, toe-tapping music. Don’t miss the booming cannons of the 1812 Overture, and wonder at the magnificent firework display provided by the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board.

Event Details

When

7.4.15 | 8:30 pm
6.27.15 | 8:30 pm
6.26.15 | 8:30 pm
+ see all dates and times
6.20.15 | 8:30 pm
6.18.15 | 8:30 pm

Where

6000 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030

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Ticket Info

Admission is free.