Family Series

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Peter and The Wolf
October 26, 2013, 10 am & 11:30 am
Robert Franz, conductor
Jeffrey Bean, narrator

No piece is more of a family classic than Peter and the Wolf. This favorite work will be brought to life through narration by Alley Theatre actor Jeffrey Bean who will be joined by a cast of characters speaking through the instruments of the orchestra. Come dressed as your favorite character!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
December 14, 2013, 10 am & 11:30 am
Robert Franz, conductor
Reginald Smith Jr., vocalist
The Woodlands High School Chorus
   Bob Horton, director

Music will tell the beloved Dr. Seuss tale of the grouchy creature with a heart “two sizes too small,” his loyal dog Max, and their encounters with the merry and warm-hearted Whos. Reginald Smith Jr., guest vocalist from the Houston Grand Opera Studio, will join The Woodlands High School Chorus and the musicians of the Houston Symphony to take you into the world of Whoville. 

Wild, Wild West!
January 25, 2014, 10 am & 11:30 am
Robert Franz, conductor

Before moving to Jones Hall in 1966, the Symphony and the Rodeo were neighbors at The Music Hall and The Coliseum. Join us as we honor this historical connection during our Centennial Season with a program that explores the sights and the sounds of the Rodeo. Head out to the range with music from Hoedown and Billy the Kid. Dive into what makes Texas, Texas, when a rodeo cowboy and performers from Theater Under the Stars help us explore our western heritage through song.
Belle of the Ball
April 26, 2014, 10 am & 11:30 am
Robert Franz, conductor

Featuring music from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and more. Even today, nothing is more magical than getting dressed up and going to a ball! Graceful dancers will partner with the Symphony, together with the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Chorale, to create the atmosphere of a royal ball. Dress as a prince, princess, the beast, or other magical characters.