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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Sarah Chang Plus Copland
October 2, 4, 5, 2014


Composer Karim Al-Zand, photographer Libbie Masterson, filmmaker Ford Gunter and moderator Joshua Zinn will discuss Karim Al-Zand's City Scenes and the visual artwork that will accompany it.


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Scheherazade
October 17, 18, 19, 2014


Guest pianist Denis Kozhukhin and moderator Zoe Miller discuss Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2.


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Ravel and Debussy
October 23, 25, 26, 2014


Thursday - Jane Evans, doctoral student at Rice, discusses Impressionism in art and music.

Saturday and Sunday - Helga Aurisch of MFAH discusses Impressionism in art and music.

The Prelude pre-concert discussions for this program will be held in the balcony level lobby.

 

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