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Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, aerialist
A violin-playing aerialist played classical tunes as well as hit songs by English rock band Led Zeppelin.  Photo by Anthony Rathbun
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Christina Hanson, Mark Hanson
Christina Hanson, Mark Hanson. Photo by Wilson Parish
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Stefanie Elias, Manolo Elias
Stefanie Elias, Manolo Elias. Photo by Wilson Parish
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Brian McCullough, Carrie Brandsberg-Dahl
Brian McCullough, Carrie Brandsberg-Dahl. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Kate Boatright, Claudia Kreisle
Kate Boatright, Claudia Kreisle. Photo by Wilson Parish
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Chris Brown, Divya Brown
Chris Brown, Divya Brown. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, decor
Decor by The Events Company featured eye-catching painted murals of Las Vegas hotels, and a sea of vibrant flowers.  Photo by Marcy de Luna
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Fady Armanious, Hallie Vanderhider
Fady Armanious, Hallie Vanderhider. Photo by Wilson Parish
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Brian Thomas, Candace Thomas
Brian Thomas, Candace Thomas.  Photo by Annie Mulligan
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Sheridan Williams, Richard Flowers
Sheridan Williams, Richard Flowers. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, after party
The dance floor stayed packed throughout the evening.  Photo by Anthony Rathbun
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017,  Vivek Subbiah, Ishwaria Subbiah
Vivek Subbiah, Ishwaria Subbiah. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Steve Mach, Joella Mach
Steve Mach, Joella Mach. Photo by Wilson Parish
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Sherry and Jim Smith
Sherry Smith, Jim Smith. Photo by Anthony Rathbun
Houston, Houston Symphony Ball, May 2017, Frankie Moreno
Frankie Moreno performs at the Houston Symphony Ball. Photo by Anthony Rathbun