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Join us for the start of the electric 2014-15 Season! Experience the passion, emotion, and energy of new Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada during our weekend-long concert celebration. 

  • Andrés TV Special

    "The Making of a Maestro"

    Watch segments from a special TV program about Andrés, created by ABC Channel 13 and made possible by Houston First Corporation. Get to know the new Music Director by discovering his journey from his early years growing up in Colombia to his musical studies in Vienna and finally to his new home in Houston, Texas.


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  • Andrés Announcement

    Watch a video from January 2013, when the Houston Symphony announced Andrés as its next Music Director, with reactions and insights from musicians, and even the Mayor of Houston. 


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  • Andrés & the Musicians

    As early as their first rehearsal together, Andrés and the Musicians of the Houston Symphony created an immediate connection, a partnership that yields dynamic and thrilling performances. 

  • Andrés' First Welcome Gift

    Upon the announcement of Andrés as the next Music Director of the Houston Symphony, Mayor Annise Parker awarded him a special gift to make him feel like a true Texan and Houstonian – a belt buckle!

  • The Inaugural Season Unveiled

    Andrés’ historical Inaugural Season of concerts was announced January 2013 with a special TV program on Houston Public Media TV 8, hosted by St.John Flynn and viewed by thousands of Houstonians. 


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  • Join Andrés this Season

    Andrés’ conducting radiates from the podium, with energy, passion and emotion. Experience his 2014-15 Inaugural Season. 


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  • 2014-15 Season Highlights

    See highlights from the upcoming 2014-15 concert line-up, Andrés’ Inaugural Season.


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  • Andrés Conducts 'The Planets-An HD Odyssey''

    As Music Director Designate last season, Andrés conducted a best-selling set of performances of the innovative project combining high definition NASA images with orchestral masterpieces, including Holst’s The Planets.  Andrés will conduct the next in the HD Odyssey trilogy, Cosmos, during a future season. 

  • Andrés Connects

    As a natural communicator, Andrés loves to share his intense passion for music with audiences. In addition to speaking from the stage on a regular basis, Andrés has started the “Musically Speaking” Series, three performances at Rice University during which he’ll provide musical commentary about the program. 


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