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With former Houston Symphony music director Christoph Eschenbach, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 closed the orchestra's centennial season Photo by © Bruce Bennett
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Christoph Eschenbach and the Houston Symphony performed the Houston premiere in 1994. Photo by © Bruce Bennett
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Houston Symphony Chorus plus singers from Prairie View A&M University, Clear Creek High School, Clear Lake High School, Fort Bend Boys Choir of Texas and Houston Boychoir. Photo by © Bruce Bennett
Houston Symphony Mahler 8 May 2014
Mezzo-sopranos Jill Grove and Kelley O'Connor, from left, and sopranos Twyla Robinson and Erin Wall in performance with the Houston Symphony. Photo by © Bruce Bennett
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Soprano Marisol Montalvo receives praise from maestro Christoph Eschenbach. Photo by © Bruce Bennett
Houston Symphony Mahler 8 May 2014
Tenor John Pickle, from left, with baritone Markus Werba and bass John Relyea in performance with the Houston Symphony. Photo by © Bruce Bennett