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Houston Symphony's Day of Music is a free nine-hour event showcasing Houston’s diverse musical landscape, featuring dozens of free performances and activities. The day begins with a free Houston Symphony Family Concert and a visit to the instrument petting zoo and ends with Andrés Orozco-Estrada leading the symphony in an all-Dvorák program.
In between, dozens of jazz groups, Tejano and blues bands, groups representing Houston's diverse community, choral, classical music and more will perform on five different stages around Jones Hall, including debut performances by Yvonne Washington, La Fiebre, Baby Sonic Boom, and Indian Music Society of Houston. Some returning favorites include Purple Songs Can Fly, the heartwarming music written by children undergoing cancer and blood disorder treatments, Joy of Djembe Drumming, Mariachi Autlán, Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston, and the North American Youth Chinese Orchestra.
There will also be an array of food trucks stationed at Jones Plaza.