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Houston Symphony

713-224-7575|houstonsymphony.org

Houston’s largest orchestra, the internationally recognized organization presents classical and pops programming, bringing in top soloists from around the country to perform with the orchestra.

From playing movie scores live to presenting full classical concerts, the Symphony plays at its Jones Hall home base in Downtown’s Theater District, as well as both Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands.

Every December, the orchestra presents A Very Merry Pops concert, with sounds of the season backed by the Houston Symphony Chorus.

The orchestra offers subscriptions for its family series, pops, and classical presentations, as well as a pick-your-own option and single tickets to performances.

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August 2020

Houston Symphony Live from Jones Hall: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 8:00 pm
$10

Enjoy a performance of the most popular pieces of classical music ever written, Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons", while spotlighting four members of the Houston Symphony’s violin section. This livestream concert also features William Grant Still’s “Summerland” and Mozart’s beloved "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik." This event will be held online. On the day before the concert, you will receive an email with a link to the video. Admission Tickets are $10. Click here for more information.

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Houston Symphony Live from Jones Hall: Mozart & Walker

Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 8:00 pm
$10

In this livestream performance, hear the powerful "Lyric for Strings" by groundbreaking composer George Walker, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Plus, Principal Oboe Jonathan Fischer performs Mozart's lyrical Oboe Quartet in F major alongside members of the Houston Symphony string section. The concert also highlights members of the Symphony's horn and cello sections. This event will be held online. On the day before the concert, you will receive an email with a link to…

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Houston Symphony Live from Jones Hall: Mozart & Mazzoli

Saturday, August 22, 2020 | 8:00 pm
$10

Houston Symphony presents another edition in its weekly livestream concert series. This week presents the eloquent and deeply powerful Lyric for Strings by groundbreaking composer George Walker, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Also, Jonathan Fischer performs Mozart’s lyrical "Oboe Quartet in F major" alongside members of the Houston Symphony string section. The concert also highlights members of the Symphony’s horn and cello sections. This event will be held online. On the day before the concert,…

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Houston Symphony Live from Jones Hall: Schubert, Stravinsky & Marsalis

Saturday, August 29, 2020 | 8:00 pm
$10

Houston Symphony presents another edition in its weekly livestream concert series. Seven Houston Symphony musicians perform the suite from Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale, which recounts a devilish fable of a violinist who sells his soul, told through a vibrant and virtuosic musical language that pushes its performers to the limit. It’s paired with a selection from Wynton Marsalis’s Fiddler’s Tale, which responds to Stravinsky’s work from the perspective of later twentieth century music. This livestream performance concludes with Schubert’s "Symphony No. 2".…

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