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Houston Symphony – Howard Shore talks about “Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring”

Posted on · We chat with film composer, Howard Shore, about his Academy Award-winning score for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The Houston Symphony screens that full-length film, and accompanies the cinematic action with a live performance of the score, Friday and Saturday night at Jones Hall!

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Houston Symphony – Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy

Posted on · Rebel-heroes battle ancient forces of evil that have taken control of the magical, crystalline alternate worlds that they inhabit ... while the Houston Symphony accompanies their adventures with a live musical soundtrack! Conductor Arnie Roth chats about the video-game, multi-media concert, Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy.

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Houston Symphony – “Summer Symphony Nights” at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Posted on · Young American conductor, Joshua Weilerstein, and pianist, Benjamin Hochman preview tomorrow night's Houston Symphony Summer Symphony Nights concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre, which features Dvorak's Symphony Number 8 and Mozart's Piano Concerto Number 23.

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The Front Row – Houston Symphony

Posted on · Music Director Hans Graf previews this weekend's all-Richard Strauss Houston Symphony concerts, opening tonight in Jones Hall. The Maestro is joined in conversation by soprano Erin Wall, who is featured in Strauss's Four Last Songs and the Orchestra's principal cellist, Brinton Averil Smith, one of the soloists in the Symphonic Poem, Don Quixote...