Summer Neighborhood Concerts - Free!

This summer, the Houston Symphony comes to your neighborhood and continues its commitment to the community with its annual FREE Summer Neighborhood Concert series (formerly called Sounds Like Fun! concerts). These FREE performances are relaxed, dynamic and designed for the whole family. Join the orchestra for a program of music celebrating composers of diverse backgrounds, like Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and Ravel’s Suite from Mother Goose.

Robert Franz, conductor

 


CONCERT PROGRAM

The concert programs will include selections from the following list of works:

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 (movement 1)
A.MÁRQUEZ: Danzón No. 2
M.GOULD: Latin-American Symphonette (movements 3 and 4)
L.TIE-SHAN-M.YUAN: Dance of the Yao People
RAVEL: Suite from Mother Goose (movement 3)
ELLINGTON/R.HERMANN: Duke Ellington Fantasy
W.G.STILL: Afro-American Symphony (Symphony No. 1, movement 3)
DVORÁK: Symphony No. 9, From the New World (movement 1)

 


CONCERT SCHEDULE & LOCATIONS

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 7:30 pm
The Centrum
6823 Cypresswood Dr, Spring

Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 7:30 pm
MacArthur High School
4400 Aldine Mail Route Rd.

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 7:30 pm
Chinese Community Center
9800 Town Park Dr.

Sunday, June 8, 2014, 6:00 pm
Windsor Village Church Family at The Kingdom Builders' Center
6011 W. Orem Dr.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:00 am
Booker T. Washington High School
119 E 39th St.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:30 pm
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7:30 pm
Rayburn High School, Pasadena
2121 Cherrybrook Ln., Pasadena

Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:00 am
The Ripley House Neighborhood Center
4410 Navigation Blvd

Friday, June 13, 2014, 7:30 pm
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
3826 Wheeler Ave.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 11:00 am
Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Dr.

Arrive 45 minutes early to enjoy the Instrument Petting Zoo! Our Instrument Petting Zoo allows your children to interact with each of the instrument families in the orchestra. They can blow the trumpet, learn how to hold a violin and use the bow, tap the marimba, bang the cymbal and hear a flute.

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