Category Archives: Tour

Moscow Tour Report- Part 2: The Untold Story of the Cargo’s Journey

Often, when we see a performance by an ensemble from abroad, we think of how far the musicians have traveled to be there, and what that must be like. But sometimes we don’t realize just how big of an undertaking … Continue reading

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Moscow Tour Report- Part 1: Sleepless in Moscow

As the saying goes, “there is no rest for the weary!” Hot on the heels of our 11-12 season’s end, we at the Houston Symphony packed our bags and headed over to Moscow. We arrived safely on Wednesday and will … Continue reading

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Julie Thayer, French Horn, Shares Her Thoughts and Photos from Carnegie Hall

Julie Thayer, French Horn, Houston Symphony, shares her personal thoughts and photographs from her time in New York. The Houston Symphony recently played Carnegie Hall to open the 2012 Spring for Music Festival. New York City, musically speaking, is like … Continue reading

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A Photo Journey of Houston Symphony’s Spring for Music Performance at Carnegie Hall

On Monday May 7, 2012, Houston Symphony had the distinct honor of opening the 2012 Spring for Music Festival. We performed a highly acclaimed concert entitled Two Faces of Shostakovich. The concert featured Shostakovich’s Anti-Formalist Rayok juxtaposed with Symphony No. … Continue reading

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Home sweet home …

Dear Dan Rather, Thank you so much for coming to our concert last Thursday, and for tweeting praises about it!  Twice!  So glad you enjoyed the performance.  You are always welcome, please come again! Sincerely, Kiju To everyone else who … Continue reading

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