The Houston Symphony performs two works by Russian composers.

The first, Stravinsky's The Right of Spring, was so innovative for its time, it caused a riot. Leonard Bernstein said it "got the best dissonances anyone ever thought up, and the best asymmetries and polytonalities and polyrhythms and whatever else you care to name." Translation: It's going to make you think.

The second piece is Rach 3 or Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30. (You can see why it got a nickname.) The piece is known for its intense musical and technical demands and is considered to be one of the most difficult concertos around.

WHEN

WHERE

Jones Hall
615 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002
http://www.houstonsymphony.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=2410

TICKET INFO

Tickets range from $25 to $111
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.