HOUSTON (Jan. 31, 2018) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads the orchestra in Andrés Conducts Dvořák 7 Feb.
15 and 17 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Jones Hall. This is the second to last subscription concert in Houston before the orchestra embarks on an eight-city tour through Europe.
Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra in incredible masterworks that will be featured in the tour including Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7, a work that was featured in Orozco-Estrada’s critically-acclaimed inaugural recording with the Houston Symphony, and Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes from On the Town as the orchestra continues the season-long centennial celebration of this iconic composer.
Also on the program is Composer-in-Residence Jimmy López’ unforgettable Lago de Lágrimas (Lake of Tears) Concerto for Flute, a work inspired by an ancient Peruvian legend that tells about the origins of the highest mountains of Peru. The concerto highlights Finnish flute virtuoso Sami Junnonen in his Houston Symphony debut.
The concert will take place at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, in Houston’s Theater District. For tickets and information, please call (713) 224-7575 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center in Jones Hall (Monday–Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). All programs and artists are subject to change.
About the Houston Symphony
During the 2017-18 season, the Houston Symphony celebrates its fourth season with Music Director Andrés Orozco- Estrada and continues its second century as one of America’s leading orchestras with a full complement of concert, community, education, touring and recording activities. The Houston Symphony, one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Texas, held its inaugural performance at The Majestic Theater in downtown Houston June 21, 1913. Today, with an annual operating budget of $33.9 million, the full-time ensemble of 88 professional musicians presents nearly 170 concerts annually, making it the largest performing arts organization in Houston. Additionally, musicians of the orchestra and the Symphony’s four Community-Embedded Musicians offer over 900 community-based performances each year, reaching thousands of people in Greater Houston. For tickets and more information, please visit www.houstonsymphony.orgor call 713-224-7575.