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Video: Backstage With Andrés – Andrés Conducts West Side Story (And More)

Go backstage with Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada and hear some of his personal insights on the Houston Symphony’s next concert.


Backstage with Andrés is a series of conversations with Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, recorded behind-the-scenes at Jones Hall.

Maestro Orozco-Estrada chats with Catherine Lu about the Houston Symphony's upcoming program, Andrés Conducts West Side Story – a program that features not only the orchestra performing the Symphonic Dances from Bernstein's “West Side Story" but also Principal Double Bassist, Robin Kesselman, as the soloist in a virtuosic gem – Serge Koussevitzky's "Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra."

The Houston Symphony presents this program, Andrés Conducts West Side Story, including works by Bernstein, Piazzolla, Revueltas and Koussevitzky, on Thursday, February 2, 8pm and Friday, February 3, 8pm at Jones Hall.

Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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