Category Archives: 2012-2013 season

1213 POPS Season Closes with Pink Martini!

Mike closes the season with a much-anticipated visit from Pink Martini. The group returns to Jones Hall with popular favorites like “Brazil,” “Amado Mio” and “Hey, Eugene” while injecting new songs bound to become mainstays of their eclectic repertoire. Watch … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-2013 season, Pops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Seemingly Impossible Beginning to a Glorious Finale

By: Aurelie Desmarais Senior Director, Artistic Planning Houston Symphony When the calm of a beautiful morning was shattered on September 11, 2001, it seemed that all normal activity would cease. It was impossible to imagine that regular life would, or … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-2013 season, Classical, Conductors and Musicians, Houston Symphony Chorus, Specials, Staff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

West Side Story- Film with Live Orchestra

By: Gary Lindsay Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this iconic film and winner of ten Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. The Houston Symphony plays Leonard Bernstein’s electrifying score and memorable songs with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim live, while the newly … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-2013 season, Pops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Behind the Scenes of Wozzeck in Concert

Wozzeck in Concert March 1, 2, 2013 8:oo PM Hans Graf, conductor The following video will be shown prior to the concert each night, starting at 7:15 PM: “Alban Berg’s music is so deep, so new and so perfect. It … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-2013 season, Classical, Conductors and Musicians | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t touch my widget!

Have you ever noticed how defensive we can become about our widget? We are so focused on our view of the world (our widget) that it becomes easy to assume that the piece of pie we see is the whole … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-2013 season, Classical, Conductors and Musicians, Development, Family, Sounds Like Fun | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment