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Houston Matters for Friday, May 17, 2013

Posted on · It’s the world’s first multi-purpose domed stadium.  It’s the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The Astrodome has been the site of a Nolan Ryan no-hitter, classic concerts by Elvis, Selena, Judy Garland and The Supremes, the famous Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, and college basketball’s so-called “Game […]

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Houston Symphony CEO to Head Down Under

Posted on · The Houston Symphony Society is looking for a new leader. Executive Director and CEO Matthew VanBesien is leaving Houston to be the new managing director of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra next year. Pat Hernandez has more.

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The Houston Symphony and Houston Public Radio: 25 Years Strong!

Posted on · The beginning of the new Houston Symphony broadcast season on Classical 91.7 in September will mark the 25th anniversary of the first Houston Symphony concert broadcast on Houston Public Radio.  That debut occurred on KUHF 88.7FM, in September 1986 (long before the 2011 acquisition of 91.7FM as a full-time classical station). The relationship was born […]