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Video: Backstage With Andrés – Andrés Conducts A World Premiere

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 Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank. The orchestra's upcoming program will feature the World Premiere of Frank's "Conquest Requiem," in addition to "Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5."

The Houston Symphony presents this program, Andrés Conducts Shostakovich 5, on Friday, May 5, 8pm; Saturday, May 6, 8pm; and Sunday, May 7, 2:30pm 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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