The Front Row

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...

The Front Row

The Front Row – Houston Symphony

Posted on · Music Director Hans Graf talks about the Houston Symphony's all-Ravel program, featuring the composer's one-act comic opera, The Spanish Hour which the Orchestra will perform with mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer and some of her students from the Shepherd School of Music this weekend at Jones Hall...

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The Front Row – Houston Symphony Pops

Posted on · Houston Symphony Principal Pops conductor Michael Krajewski tells us about Dan Menendez, "The Piano Juggler" and about Karolju, a set of original Christmas carols by contemporary American composer, Christopher Rouse, both make their Bayou City debuts on the Symphony's Very Merry Pops program...