Tag Archives: POPS

The Krajewski Legacy

Principal POPS Conductor Michael Krajewski is approaching his final Rocky-accompanied entrances onto the Jones Hall stage. Following 17 seasons and hundreds of Houston Symphony concerts, Mike will step down from the position at the end of the 2016-17 season after … Continue reading

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And the Winners Are…

This November we launched a contest on Facebook asking our subscribers to share their favorite guest soloist memories with us as part of Subscriber Appreciation Month. We received many wonderful responses, and we wanted to share the two winning memories with you … Continue reading

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Reginald Smith Jr. Wishes You a Very Merry Pops!

Baritone Reginald Smith Jr. has had a busy 2015: he has traveled to Russia and across the United States for opera and concert performances and was also a winner of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, one of the … Continue reading

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Music and Art: A Natural Combination for
Speed Painter Dan Dunn

Below is a recent interview from the May issue of the Houston Symphony Magazine, “A Conversation with Dan Dunn, Houston-based Speed Painter.” We are excited to welcome back internationally acclaimed speed painter Dan Dunn, who joins Principal POPS Conductor Mike Krajewski and … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jason Alexander and the Houston Symphony

While many are familiar with Jason Alexander’s unforgettable, nine-season performance as George Costanza on the hit sitcom Seinfeld, musical theater aficionados know him as a Tony Award-winning man of the stage. Recently, I had the chance to ask Jason Alexander … Continue reading

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