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Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERY MERRY POPS Concert, 12/12Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERY MERRY POPS Concert, 12/12
December 09, 2014

HOUSTON (December 5, 2014) – From festive carols to family activities, there is something for everyone this holiday season with the Houston Symphony. Catch the holiday spirit with traditional carols s... (more...)


Houston Symphony Orchestra & Filarmónica Joven de Colombia Team Up to Provide Training to Young MusiciansHouston Symphony Orchestra & Filarmónica Joven de Colombia Team Up to Provide Training to Young Musicians
December 04, 2014

HOUSTON (December 2, 2014) – Today, the Houston Symphony announced a partnership with the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia (FJC) that will send fourteen Houston Symphony musicians to Colombia in June 201... (more...)


Worldclass Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith to Perform with Houston Symphony Orchestra, 11/28Worldclass Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith to Perform with Houston Symphony Orchestra, 11/28
November 19, 2014

HOUSTON (November 19, 2014) – After the Thanksgiving dinner dishes are cleared, show gratitude for Beethoven's First and Fourth Symphonies with family and friends on November 28-30 as Andrés Orozco-Es... (more...)


Epic Fifth Symphony to Open Andrés Orozco-Estrada's 3 WEEKS OF BEETHOVEN, 11/13Epic Fifth Symphony to Open Andrés Orozco-Estrada's 3 WEEKS OF BEETHOVEN, 11/13
October 29, 2014

HOUSTON (October 29, 2014) – On November 13-16, Houston audiences will experience a powerful opening to the 3 Weeks of Beethoven, a multi-weekend celebration of Beethoven's music, led by new Music Dir... (more...)


Byron Stripling to Be Featured in Houston Symphony Jazz Concert, 10/31Byron Stripling to Be Featured in Houston Symphony Jazz Concert, 10/31
October 15, 2014

HOUSTON (October 15, 2014) – On October 31 and November 1 and 2, the toe-tapping, captivating trumpeter and singer Byron Stripling joins the Houston Symphony for a memorable showcase of ragtime master... (more...)


SHSU Faculty Member Josu De Solaun Wins International Piano CompetitionSHSU Faculty Member Josu De Solaun Wins International Piano Competition
October 01, 2014

Josu De Solaun, a new assistant professor of piano in Sam Houston State University's School of Music, won the first prize in the piano section of the prestigious Enescu Competition that took place on... (more...)


Texas Performing Arts Presents: Cleveland Quartet Award-Winning Ariel Quartet 11/5Texas Performing Arts Presents: Cleveland Quartet Award-Winning Ariel Quartet 11/5
October 01, 2014

Recently honored with the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the Ariel Quartet is characterized by its youth, brilliant playing, and soulful interpretations. Serving as the quartet-in-residence at t... (more...)


The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5
September 19, 2014

October 5, 2014 is opening night for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) 2014-2015 MasterWorks Series. The concert, titled “American Mosaic”, features music by American composers John Corigliano, L... (more...)


Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2
September 18, 2014

On October 2, 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by... (more...)


University of Texas at Austin Receives $400,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Classical Music ProgrammingUniversity of Texas at Austin Receives $400,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Classical Music Programming
September 12, 2014

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $400,000 to Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. This funding will allow Texas Performing Arts to further develop classical music pro... (more...)


Frank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony OrchestraFrank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
July 10, 2014

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) has announced that Frank Almond will serve as MYSO's 2014 Artist-in-Residence, a newly created position generously sponsored by the Johnston Family. An intern... (more...)


Young Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition This WeekendYoung Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition This Weekend
May 29, 2014

As the cap to an extraordinary Centennial Season, the 39th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, hosted by the Houston Symphony League, will take place today, May 29 and Saturday, May 31 in St... (more...)


Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers Close Their Season with REFLECTION AND WONDER TodayOrchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers Close Their Season with REFLECTION AND WONDER Today
May 10, 2014

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers (OSSCS) closes their 2013-2014 season with Reflection and Wonder at the First Free Methodist Church in Queen Anne. Clinton Smith conducts the followin... (more...)


Trumpeter Chris Botti Performs with the Houston Symphony This WeekendTrumpeter Chris Botti Performs with the Houston Symphony This Weekend
April 25, 2014

This weekend, April 25, 26 and 27, one of the contemporary music world's most innovative and exciting figures heads back to Houston. With his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination,... (more...)


Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers Close Their Season with REFLECTION AND WONDER, 5/10Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers Close Their Season with REFLECTION AND WONDER, 5/10
April 23, 2014

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers (OSSCS) closes their 2013-2014 season with Reflection and Wonder at the First Free Methodist Church in Queen Anne. Clinton Smith conducts the followin... (more...)


Young Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, 5/29 and 5/31Young Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, 5/29 and 5/31
March 21, 2014

As the cap to an extraordinary Centennial Season, the 39th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, hosted by the Houston Symphony League, will take place on Thursday, May 29 and Saturday, May 31... (more...)


Riccardo Muti, CSO Music Director, Returns to Chicago for Two Week Residency, Now thru 3/29Riccardo Muti, CSO Music Director, Returns to Chicago for Two Week Residency, Now thru 3/29
March 20, 2014

CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in March for two weeks of CSO programs that continue the cycle of Schubert's symphonic works which began at the start of the 2013/14 season. Concert... (more...)


Riccardo Muti, CSO Music Director, Returns to Chicago for Two Week Residency, 3/20-29Riccardo Muti, CSO Music Director, Returns to Chicago for Two Week Residency, 3/20-29
March 14, 2014

CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in March for two weeks of CSO programs that continue the cycle of Schubert's symphonic works which began at the start of the 2013/14 season. Concert... (more...)


The Houston Symphony Presents STEVE TYRELL & FRIENDS, 3/13The Houston Symphony Presents STEVE TYRELL & FRIENDS, 3/13
February 27, 2014

On Thursday, March 13, the Houston Symphony will continue its legendary centennial celebration by performing alongside one of the leading figures in the recording industry, Steve Tyrell. Under the lea... (more...)


The Utah Symphony Presents Fiddler Natalie MacMaster at Abravanel Hall This WeekendThe Utah Symphony Presents Fiddler Natalie MacMaster at Abravanel Hall This Weekend
February 21, 2014

Canadian fiddling sensation Natalie MacMaster returns to Abravanel Hall this weekend, February 21 and 22 for a night of rollicking Celtic, French and Cajun blended tunes inspired by her native Cape Br... (more...)


The Utah Symphony Presents Fiddler Natalie MacMaster at Abravanel Hall, 2/21-22The Utah Symphony Presents Fiddler Natalie MacMaster at Abravanel Hall, 2/21-22
February 13, 2014

Canadian fiddling sensation Natalie MacMaster returns to Abravanel Hall on February 21 and 22 for a night of rollicking Celtic, French and Cajun blended tunes inspired by her native Cape Breton herita... (more...)


Houston Symphony Welcomes the Return of Emanuel Ax for Three Performances at Jones Hall, 2/13-16Houston Symphony Welcomes the Return of Emanuel Ax for Three Performances at Jones Hall, 2/13-16
February 06, 2014

On February 13, 15 and 16, the Houston Symphony welcomes the return of soloist and piano superstar Emanuel Ax for three performances at Jones Hall. Under the baton of Houston favorite Hannu Lintu, aud... (more...)


The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28
January 15, 2014

As they continue a successful and varied 25th anniversary season, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony present the latest world-wandering chapter in their inno... (more...)


Houston Symphony Announces Its 101st Season of Concerts Via Webcast TodayHouston Symphony Announces Its 101st Season of Concerts Via Webcast Today
January 10, 2014

Join us on January 10 as the Houston Symphony announces its 101st season of concerts, the first under new music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, in an unprecedented multi-media event. The announcement... (more...)


Houston Symphony Announces Its 101st Season of Concerts Via Webcast, 1/10Houston Symphony Announces Its 101st Season of Concerts Via Webcast, 1/10
January 08, 2014

Join us on January 10 as the Houston Symphony announces its 101st season of concerts, the first under new music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, in an unprecedented multi-media event. The announcement... (more...)




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