The Houston Symphony Celebrates Louis Armstrong, 1/18-20

‚Äč
The Houston Symphony Celebrates Louis Armstrong, 1/18-20

The Houston Symphony will honor the great Louis Armstrong and his musical masterpieces in a concert January 18, 19 and 20. Joining the orchestra will be Byron Stripling, a prominent figure in the modern American jazz scene. Stripling was chosen to portray Louis Armstrong himself in Broadway's Satchmo, a musical based on the life of the musician and inspired by Armstrong's musical style.

The Symphony will perform timeless classics such as "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Bourbon Street Parade" and "Sing, Sing, Sing" while Stripling is featured both vocally and on trumpet. Audience members are invited to sit back, relax and allow the music to transport them to a different era, or a "wonderful world."

Houston Symphony Cynthia Woods Mitchell POPS at Jones Hall Series
Jones Hall
615 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002

Friday, January 18, 2013, 8:00pm
Saturday, January 19, 2013, 8:00pm
Sunday, January 20, 2013, 7:30pm

What a Wonderful World: The Best of Louis Armstrong
Michael Krajewski, conductor
Byron Stripling, trumpet and vocals
Tickets from: $29

More Houston!
Go to the Homepage


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 
🔀HOUSTON SHOWS
Grease in HoustonGrease
(Runs 8/29 - 9/21)
Spring Awakening in HoustonSpring Awakening
(Runs 9/5 - 9/28)
Always a Bridesmaid by Jones, Hope, and Wooten
(Runs 9/12 - 10/11)
Evil Dead The Musical in HoustonEvil Dead The Musical
(Runs 10/17 - 11/9)
Dirty Dancing in HoustonDirty Dancing
(Runs 11/18 - 11/23)
A Christmas Story in HoustonA Christmas Story
(Runs 11/28 - 12/21)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
(Runs 11/13 - 12/21)

View All | Add Show | Auditions

Message Board

BWW BLOGS