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Robert Franz & East Meets West

Tonight, Houston Symphony Associate Conductor Robert Franz will lead our orchestra in a fascinating East Meets West program at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Recently, I got to ask Maestro Franz a few questions about his inspiration for this unique and interesting … Continue reading

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The Musician’s Report: Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith Addresses Our Board

Near the end of each season, the Houston Symphony Society holds its annual board and trustees meeting. This year, our Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith spoke to the attendees on behalf of the musicians. His speech turned out to be so … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action!

I just recently conducted the Houston Symphony’s 100th Anniversary concert which was simulcast on KTRK channel 13, Houston’s local ABC affiliate, and 91.7 FM, our classical music station. The experience was grand in many ways, and an enormous lesson in … Continue reading

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Guest Conductor Case Scaglione Comes Home

By: Case Scaglione, Conductor In 1987 when I was five years old, a babysitter malfunction put me front and center at the new Wortham Center Brown Theater for a production of Aida with my parents. At intermission I announced to … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2011 OH SNAP! Winning Photographs

The summer of 2011 marked the Houston Symphony’s second annual OH SNAP! photo contest.  Throughout the month of June and ending with the Fourth of July’s ExxonMobil A Star Spangled Salute, patrons had the opportunity to photograph our concerts at … Continue reading

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