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Houston Symphony's 2006-07 season

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Houston Symphony's 2006-07 season

Classical concerts:

From September 2006

Sept. 9: Opening Night. Hans Graf, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin. Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. Sarasate, Ziguenerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Carmen Fantasy. Bizet, Suite from L'Arlésienne.

Sept. 14, 16-17: Hans Graf, conductor; Houston Symphony Chorus; soloists TBA. Adams, On the Transmigration of Souls. Beethoven, Symphony No. 9.

Sept. 22-24: Hans Graf, conductor; James Ehnes, violin. Mendelssohn, The Hebrides. Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 2. Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3, Scottish.

Sept. 28, 30, Oct. 1: Hans Graf, conductor; Louis Lortie, piano. Shostakovich, Festive Overture. Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 3. Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 1. Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade.

Oct. 19, 21-22: Jeffrey Kahane, conductor; Joyce Yang, piano. Stucky, Son et lumière. Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3. Schumann, Symphony No. 1, Spring.

Nov. 9, 11-12: Hans Graf, conductor. Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture. Shostakovich, Symphony No. 7, Leningrad.

Nov. 17-19: Hans Graf, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano. Tchaikovsky, The Voyevoda. Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3. Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6, Pathétique.

Nov. 24-26: Arild Remmereit, conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin. Grieg, Selections from Peer Gynt. Korngold, Violin Concerto. Borodin, Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor.

Dec. 15-17: Jane Glover, conductor; Houston Symphony Chorus; soloists TBA. Handel, Messiah.

Jan. 12-14, 2007: Hans Graf, conductor. Bruckner, Symphony No. 8.

Jan. 18, 20-21: Hans Graf, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello. Dukas, Fanfare from La Peri. Debussy, Jeux. Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Dvorak, Cello Concerto,

Feb. 9-11: Thomas Dausgaard, conductor; Sarah Chang, violin. Dvorak, Scherzo Capriccioso. Sibelius, Violin Concerto. Dvorak, Symphony No. 6.

Feb. 23-25: Hans Graf, conductor; Wayne Brooks, viola; Houston Symphony Chorus; vocal soloists TBA. Gabriela Frank, Viola Concerto (commission, world premiere). Brahms, Requiem.

March 1, 3-4: Hans Graf, conductor; Mikhail Svetlov, bass. Shostakovich, Suite on Sonnets of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Beethoven, Symphony No. 3, Eroica.

March 16-18: Robert Spano, conductor; Yuja Wang, piano. Bernstein. Overture to Candide. Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 2. Gandolfi, Impressions from 'The Garden of Cosmic Speculation'. Bernstein, West Side Story Symphonic Dances.

March 22, 24-25: Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Caitlin Tully, violin. Messiaen, Un sourire (A Smile). Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 3. Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique.

March 29, 30, April 1: Peter Oundjian, conductor; Jeremy Denk, piano. Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Haydn. Bach, Piano Concerto No. 1. Sibelius, Symphony No. 2.

April 28-29: Special Concerts. Itzhak Perlman, conductor and violin. Beethoven, Two Romances for violin. Brahms, Academic Festival Overture. Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5.

May 3, 5-6: Claus Peter Flor; Houston Symphony Chorus. All Wagner program with selections from Die Meistersinger, Tannhäuser, Der Ring des Nibelungen.

May 11-13: Hans Graf, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin. Brahms, Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 2.

May 16: Special Concert. Hans Graf, conductor; Lang Lang, piano. Liszt, Les Préludes. Chopin, Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise for piano. Franck, The Accursed Huntsman. Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 1.

May 17, 19-20: Hans Graf, conductor; Jon Kimura Parker, piano. All-Gershwin program: Cuban Overture. Piano Concerto, Suite from Porgy and Bess, An American in Paris.

Pops concerts:

From September 2006

Sept. 1-3: For Ella with Patti Austin; Michael Krajewski, conductor. Ella Fitzgerald standards.

Oct. 6-8: Burt Bacharach.

Oct. 20: Pops special. Linda Ronstadt .

Nov. 3-5: Pops Knockouts. Michael Krajewski, conductor; Houston Symphony Chorus. Favorite light classics.

Dec. 8-10: A Very Merry Pops. Michael Krajewski, conductor; Houston Symphony Chorus,

Jan. 5-7, 2007: The Chieftains. Traditional Irish folk band.

Jan. 26-28: Hayley Westenra, vocalist. Michael Krajewski, conductor. 18-year old New Zealand phenomenon.

March 9-11: Neil Sedaka.

April 13-15: Club Swing! with Five By Design.

May 25-27: Hooray for Hollywood. Michael Krajewski, conductor


Credits: Info thanks to "LoveDaisy21" & Houston Chronical 20060113

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