Young Professionals Backstage

 



YPB is a society of young professionals under 40 that mixes behind-the-scenes access and up-in-front support of the Houston Symphony. If you enjoy music, want to be more connected to the Houston arts scene, or like meeting new people with similar interests, YPB is for you!

To join, purchase a YPB ticket package or buy individual YPB tickets for $50 each, call (713) 224-7575, Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm


2015-16 YPB SERIES

1 ANDRÉS CONDUCTS DVORÁK

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CLASSICAL CONCERT + PARTY

September 25, 2015

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Simone Porter, violin
Dvorák: Slavonic Dances – selections
Barber: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Symphony No. 6

Delight in Dvorák’s pastoral Symphony No. 6 as Andrés and the orchestra complete his recordings of Dvorák’s Symphonies No. 6-9 for the PENTATONE label. Full of enchanting melodies inspired by his native Bohemia, selections of Dvorák’s beloved Slavonic Dances will also be featured in this program along with violin virtuoso Simone Porter, who joins Andrés to perform Barber's intensely emotional and melodic Violin Concerto.

2 SINGIN' IN THE RAIN - FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA

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BBVA COMPASS POPS CONCERT + PARTY

February 5, 2016

Steven Reineke, conductor

We’re elevating the cinematic experience with Singin’ in the Rain! Enjoy the classic film on the big screen as the orchestra performs the iconic score, made famous by Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. So ditch your umbrella and let it rain with “Make ‘Em Laugh,” “Good Morning,” “All I Do Is Dream Of You” and the memorable title song.

3 ANDRÉS CONDUCTS SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE

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CLASSICAL CONCERT + PARTY

May 19, 2016

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Gabriela Montero, piano
Gabriela Lena Frank: Escaramuza
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Houston favorite Gabriela Montero returns to perform Grieg’s virtuosic Piano Concerto. From its unforgettable opening chords to its heart-on-sleeve finale, warm melodies with a Nordic color abound in this perennially popular work. Andrés returns to Symphonie fantastique, Berlioz’ fever dream of unrequited love, glittering ballrooms and opium-induced hallucinations of guillotines and graveyards.


The YPB 3-concert Subscription includes these three concerts, a pre-concert YPB mixer on the Mezzanine level of Jones Hall and a post-concert After Party with free drinks and tasty bites!


YPB Subscriber Benefits

YPB subscribers get the best value! Our specially priced 3-, 6- or 9-concert packages start at only $126. That's like getting 3 concerts and all the added benefits for just $42 per concert!

  • Low price - Save more than 40% on tickets and get a 20% discount on single tickets to additional concerts.

  • FREE drinkWe'll give you one free drink for each of the 3 concerts in the base subscription package.

  • Networking opportunities - Through partnerships with other arts organizations and volunteer activities, YPB is the perfect place to grow your professional circle.

  • FREE parking and exchange privileges - If you purchase a 9-concert subscription, you’re eligible to receive free parking and can exchange your tickets to another performance for free!

  • Up-close contact with Houston Symphony - You’ll have the chance to meet Symphony musicians, and can purchase discounted tickets to social events like the Houston Symphony Ball and After Party.

  • Excludes Symphony Specials and is limited to availability

YPB SUBSCRIPTION PRICES 2015-16 
3-concert Base Package     $132
Includes subscriber benefits, 3 official YPB concerts + After Parties

6-concert Package     $210
Includes the base package plus 3 additional Thursday/Friday night concerts of your choice! 

9-concert Package     $270
Includes the base packages plus 6 additional Thursday/Friday night
concerts of your choice, PLUS free parking and free exchange privileges

To purchase the YPB ticket package, call (713) 224-7575, Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm


Become more involved with YPB!

If you’d like to become more involved with YPB, we’re always looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers to help during our events and throughout the season. For more information about opportunities available, please contact Jacqueline Shumate at [email protected].


 

2013 - 2014 Season Recap
14-15 Season Kick Off Party
YPB's Beethoven Bash
YPB's Black and White Party
YPB's British Invasion Party

2013 - 2014 Season Recap
13-14 Season Kick Off Party
YPB's Luck be a Lady
YPB's Moon Walk
YPB's Star-crossed Masquerade

2012 - 2013 Season Recap
12-13 Season Kickoff Party
YPB's All Keyed Up!
YPB's MAMBO! West Side Story
YPB's MozART + Mixers

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