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Lights, Camera, Music! How do orchestras play with films?

If you have ever watched part of a movie on mute, you know that without music, scary scenes aren’t as scary and happy endings just aren’t as happy. A live orchestra can take the emotional impact of a movie’s music to … Continue reading

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Music Inspires! Announcing the 2011-2012 Houston Symphony Season

On Sunday morning, the Houston Symphony announced its upcoming 2011-12 season of Classical, Pops and Family concerts.  In line with the Symphony’s mission, enriching concerts fill each weekend with inspiration and bring innovative, first-class performances to the extensive cultural scene … Continue reading

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Wagner, his “Ring” and how Luke Skywalker comes in the picture

Assistant Conductor Brett Mitchell took the time to share a little about one of the musical loves of his life, Wagner’s “The Ring Without Words,” ahead of next week’s concert! We knew of the comparisons to the Lord of the … Continue reading

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A Celestial Summer in the City

One thing that is always fun for us while we’re planning our Summer in the City concerts, is that we’re able to go a little bit outside of the box with our programming and marketing. It’s our hope that by … Continue reading

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