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A Guide to Mahler’s Symphony No. 4

For three years, Mahler had composed almost nothing. His first three gargantuan symphonies had only met with sporadic success, if they were performed at all, and he was consumed with the Herculean task of his new job: running Vienna’s Imperial … Continue reading

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The Sound of History—Gabriela Lena Frank’s New Conquest Requiem

As Gabriel Lena Frank’s productive three year tenure as the Houston Symphony’s Composer-in-Residence comes to a close, this Latin Grammy-winning and Grammy-nominated composer has been preparing one of her most ambitious projects to date. Frank’s new Conquest Requiem calls for … Continue reading

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A joyful return to the stage

Today’s blog post comes from Allison Jewett, who while on medical leave from playing her piccolo in the orchestra has found a way to stay involved … by singing in our very own Houston Symphony Chorus! Continue on to read … Continue reading

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