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Meet Stephanie Zyzak: 2016 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-finalist

Meet Ima Hogg Competition Semi-finalist Stephanie Zyzak! This talented 22-year-old violinist currently studies with Miriam Fried at New England Conservatory. We recently got a chance to ask Stephanie a few questions about herself and her musical life. Houston Symphony: Where … Continue reading

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Subscriber Spotlight: Subscriber Appreciation Month

As part of Subscriber Appreciation Month, we reached out to two longtime subscribers, Ann Friedberg and Ben Newman, to ask them about their relationship with the Houston Symphony. Here’s what Ann had to say. Calvin Dotsey: When did you first … Continue reading

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Joshua Bell’s Violin

World renowned violinist Joshua Bell joins the Houston Symphony to celebrate the Opening Night of our 2015-16 Season this Saturday, September 12, 2015. Mr. Bell plays a violin made by Antonio Stradivari with a fascinating story. Bell himself reveals the … Continue reading

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Joshua Bell Shares the History of The Huberman Violin

The Huberman Violin By: Joshua Bell This year my violin celebrates its 300th birthday. Known as the Gibson ex Huberman, the revered instrument came into my life one fateful day during the summer of 2001, I was in London, getting … Continue reading

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Music inspires a pure and subconscious movement of the heart

I have lived in Houston for over 25 years and my favorite part about this city, outside the skyline on a clear evening, is the eclectic and talent this city has in the arts. I have been in love with … Continue reading

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