Category Archives: 2011-2012 season

Houston Symphony Principal Bassoon, Rian Craypo, Discusses Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto

Meet Rian Craypo, Houston Symphony Principal Bassoon. In this video, Rian discusses the bassoon reed making process and key things to listen for in Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, K. 191. Buy tickets for the concerts on May 11, … Continue reading

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Cole Porter’s Great American Songbook April 27, 28, 29, 2012

Join the Houston Symphony as they perform Cole Porter’s greatest hits such as “Anything Goes,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Night and Day,” and many more! Featuring Brett Mitchell, conductor, and Broadway vocalists Ryan Silverman and Jennifer Hope … Continue reading

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Guest Pianist Jon Kimura Parker speaks about Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1

To learn more about this weekend’s concert, titled Petrouchka & Beethoven, with guest conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, CLICK HERE.

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Mark Hughes, Principal Trumpet, Speaks About Petrouchka

For more information about this weekend’s upcoming Petrouchka and Beethoven concerts, visit http://www.houstonsymphony.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=3692

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Tribute to John Denver with Jim Curry

The Houston Symphony is excited to welcome Jim Curry, April 5-7, 2012 at Jones Hall, to perform John Denver classics. John Denver began his career as a member of the Mitchell Trio. When the group disbanded, Denver was quick to … Continue reading

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