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A remarkable year of music

Symphony needs you: Contribute to a record-breaking fund for dazzling music for years to come

By Promoted Series Correspondent

What a dazzling year it has been for the Houston Symphony, a year that sounded the city's premier classical ensemble's centennial milestone, a year that redefined the orchestra's critic ...


A higher purpose

Bun B and Houston Symphony imagine a world without hate at emotionally-charged concert

By Joel Luks

The applause that welcomed Houston Symphony associate conductor Robert Franz hadn't yet quieted down when he signaled the percussion section and jubilant trumpets in a masterful composition tha ...


Ima Hogg is smiling

A 100th birthday for the ages: 18,000 turn out for Houston Symphony's everyman bash

By Joel Luks

It could have been an evening affair studded with a who's who of Houston's blue blood echelon shelling up top dollar for gala tables, each guest slipping into couture — nothing off th ...


POPS season revealed

Crazy acrobats, hot TV stars, jazz hands and an Alien queen: The Symphony shows its lighter side

By Joel Luks

Nine concerts comprise Houston Symphony's 2013-14 Cynthia Woods Mitchell POPS series at Jones Hall, the details of which Symphony officials revealed Wednesday night. For the ensemble's ...


Parentspost

Houston Symphony — Family style: The Music of Baseball offers a swinging good time

By Bernadette Verzosa

“…Reminds me of the one I love… Deep in the heart of Texas,” I sing in a hushed voice to my daughter, Sasha. The song, written in 1941, is now part of our bedtime routine, ...


Graf's Farewell

Houston Symphony's 99th season plans memorable themes to salute departing maestro Hans Graf

By Joel Luks

During the last 12 years, the Houston art scene has seen its share of changes. At the Houston Symphony, the one constant was standing on the podium. Music director Hans Graf is the longest ser ...


Using Music for Learning

From a chicken conductor to the music of baseball, the Houston Symphony knows music inspires kids

By Promoted Series Correspondent

You may not expect to learn about clouds, meteorology and science just from listening to music. Kids may not realize they are being schooled on the states of matter or sharpening their reading skil ...


Houston Symphony presents Dancin' with the Symphony

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Conductor Robert Franz gets the audience tapping their feet with music that inspires dancing. Audience members can cut a rug dancing the aisles to the music of the Houston Symphony. Pre-concert


Houston Symphony presents Out of this World

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

This Houston Symphony concert takes audience members on a voyage through space with music from Star Wars and E.T. Pre-concert activities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the Hats Off to Reading Celebration


Houston Symphony presents Rodgers & Hammerstein & More

Jones Hall

Broadway singer Ashley Brown returns to Houston to be a part of an irresistible concert with the Houston Symphony and conductor Robert Franz. Known for her appearances in such Disney blockbusters a


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