Prelude Pre-Concert Discussions



Learn more about the music you’re about to hear at our FREE Prelude pre-concert discussions and performances, held 45 minutes prior to each classical concert.


Dates, artists, programs, and prices are subject to change. All concerts are at Jones Hall unless otherwise noted.

 Prelude Schedule
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Verdi's Requiem
March 20, 21, 22, 2015


Rice University Associate Professor of Musicology David Ferris discusses Verdi's Requiem and the performance of religious music in a secular setting.


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Mozart's Symphony No. 39
March 26, 28, 29, 2015


Jerry Hou, Associate Conductor for the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, will give an overview of the weekend's program.


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Ohlsson Plays Chopin
April 17, 18, 19, 2015


Composer Jennifer Higdon will discuss her own works with moderator Zoe Miller.

 

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