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Filmmaker Duncan Copp on The Cosmos—An HD Odyssey

The Houston Symphony caps off its season May 26-29 with The Cosmos, the final journey in its HD Odyssey series. Producer Duncan Copp tells us how he dovetailed high-definition video of the heavens with Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, From the … Continue reading

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The Planets and The Earth – An HD Odyssey

In this unprecedented multimedia event, the Houston Symphony will perform a back-to-back lineup of the first two installments in the HD Odyssey film series – The Planets and The Earth (formerly Orbit). See striking images in The Earth, shown on … Continue reading

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The illustrated life of Don Quixote de la Mancha

Way back in August our Principal Cello, Brinton Smith, sent me a link to the Cervantes Collection at Texas A&M University Libraries, which houses one of the largest collections of Don Quixote iconography in the world. Brinton thought the Cervantes … 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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Going Lady Gaga Over Summer Concert Tickets

So as many of you have probably heard, dance-pop superstar Lady Gaga’s July 25th performance at the Toyota Center sold out within…hours, I think.  It’s no secret then that Houstonians are gaga over the 23-year-old singer/songwriter with a flair for … Continue reading

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