The Houston Symphony Announces SYMPHONY SUMMER IN THE CITY
Today, the Houston Symphony announced its full lineup for the "Symphony Summer in the City" concert series at Jones Hall in June and July. Focusing on a wide range of recognizable entertainment, these summer programs encourage audiences to experience the live sights and sounds of the orchestra in unique and innovative ways. From movie music, video games and rock-and-roll, to bluegrass and mariachi, there is something for audiences of all ages. Escape the blistering summer heat and enjoy the music of Ben Folds, rePLAY: A Video Game Concert Experience!, the US Premiere of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness- Films with Live Orchestra, Mariachi Cobre, The Music of Led Zeppelin, and Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell. New and renewing subscribers will have exclusive early access to tickets beginning today, Tuesday, March 25. Tickets will be available for purchase to the general public on Tuesday, April 1.[Note: tickets are already on sale to the general public for Ben Folds and Steve Martin, which were announced earlier in the season.]
The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience -
featuring his new piano concerto & his pop hits
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 7:30pm
Multi-talented singer-songwriter Ben Folds, who currently appears as a judge on NBC's The Sing-Off, returns to rock out with the Houston Symphony, performing his new piano concerto and fan favorites from his career on the cutting edge of rock music.
rePLAY: A Video Game Concert Experience!
Saturday, July 5, 2014, 7:30pm
Let award-winning symphonic scores take you on a hero's journey unlike anything you've heard or seen before. Brought to vibrant life by a full orchestra and chorus, the music from Portal®, Journey®, The Legend of Zelda®, The Elder Scrolls®, Halo®, and many more depict memorable moments from some of the most popular and beloved video games of all time, accompanied by amazing visuals which bring the art of games to life. Don't miss this unforgettable concert experience!
Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness - Films with Live Orchestra
Friday, July 18, 2014, 7:30pm
Saturday, July 19, 2014, 7:30pm
Space is still the final frontier... and director J.J. Abrams re-imagined the iconic Star Trek franchise with two of the most exciting and irresistible blockbusters in recent movie-going history: Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013). The Houston Symphony proudly presents the US premieres of these two spectacular films. So prepare for warp speed as you experience composer Michael Giacchino's thrilling scores performed live to picture... and boldly go where no man has gone before!!