Behind the Scenes in Colombia: A Sneak Peak at KTRK’s Upcoming Special on Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Last week, a few representatives from the Houston Symphony and Houston’s ABC13 KTRK took a trip to Colombia to explore incoming Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s home land. The interviews and footage they captured will be featured in the 30-minute TV special they are creating about Andrés, which will air in August of this year. Below are some photos from their adventures in Colombia:

Plaza Botero in Medellin

Plaza Botero in Medellin

Gina Gaston of ABC13 with downtown Medellin in the background

Gina Gaston of ABC13 with downtown Medellin in the background

Nora Estrada (Andrés' mother) being interviewed by Gina Gaston

Nora Estrada (Andrés’ mother) being interviewed by Gina Gaston

The stage of the Teatro Metropolitano in Medellin, where the crew filmed Andrés conducting

The stage of the Teatro Metropolitano in Medellin, where the crew filmed Andrés conducting

Andrés preparing to conduct the Filarmómica Joven de Colombia

Andrés preparing to conduct the Filarmómica Joven de Colombia

Andrés' childhood friend, Carlos Botero, Assistant Conductor of FJC) chatting with Andrés backstage after the concert in Medellin

Andrés’ childhood friend, Carlos Botero, Assistant Conductor of FJC, chatting with Andrés backstage after the concert in Medellin

Gina Gaston riding in a cable car in Medellin

Gina Gaston and crew riding in a cable car and shooting footage in Medellin

Click here to learn more about our 2014-15 Season, which will be Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s inaugural season as Houston Symphony Music Director!

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