2016-17: Young Professionals
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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BACKSTAGE (YPB)
YOUNG ASSOCIATES COUNCIL (YAC)
Learn about the benefits of YPB and YAC
Young Professionals Subscription Program
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BACKSTAGE (YPB) is a group of music-loving young professionals that mixes a 3-concert subscription package with social events before and after concerts, providing members an opportunity to mingle with their peers and musicians. Your 2016-17 Season 3-concert YPB (base) package includes pre-concert mixers, after parties and the 3 select performances below.
2016-17 YPB SERIES
|1 | TRIFONOV PLUS RACHMANINOFF
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2
Russian piano sensation Daniil Trifonov returns to perform the passionate and lyrical Piano Concerto Schumann wrote for the love of his life, his wife Clara. Andrés then conducts Rachmaninoff’s lushly-scored Symphony No. 2, one of the Russian composer’s greatest masterpieces.
Rochelle and Max Levit, Guarantor
|2 | PINK MARTINI RETURNS
Friday, March 17, 2017
Steven Reineke, conductor
Pink Martini featuring China Forbes
With its genre-bending, multilingual glory, Pink Martini’s sounds are “rich, hugely approachable, cosmopolitan yet unpretentious” (Washington Post). Join these amazing talents for a musical travelogue from a samba parade in Rio de Janeiro to a quaint piazza in Naples, Italy. Throw yourself at the band’s eclectic tunes like “Sympathique,” “City of Night” and “Brazil,” as well as songs from their forthcoming album, which is set for a 2017 release. So come along with Pink Martini, Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony for an amazing, not-to-be-missed evening.
|3 | SHAHAM PLAYS BRAHMS
Friday, May 19, 2017
Marc Albrecht, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
Ives: Central Park in the Dark
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Hear Gil Shaham go “sailing through the darting off-kilter rhythms and pyrotechnical flights in the violin’s highest register with panache” (South Florida Classical Review) in Prokofiev’s spellbinding Violin Concerto No. 2. Marc Albrecht, who “On the podium…turns all into gold” (Financial Times), brings our season to an end with Brahms’ heroic Symphony No. 1, a monumental work that takes listeners from darkness to triumph.
3-Concert YPB (Base) Package
6-Concert YPB Package
9-Concert YPB Package—Best Value; includes FREE parking
Young Professionals Donor Group
The YOUNG ASSOCIATES COUNCIL (YAC) is a philanthropic membership group for young professionals, music aficionados and performing arts supporters interested in exploring symphonic music within the confines of Houston’s flourishing artistic landscape.
YAC members are afforded exclusive opportunities to participate in musically-focused events that take place not only in Jones Hall, but also in the city’s most sought-after venues, private homes and friendly neighborhood hangouts.
From behind-the-scenes interactions with the musicians of the Houston Symphony to jaw-dropping private performances by world-class virtuosos, the Houston Symphony’s Young Associates Council offers incomparable insight and accessibility to the music and musicians that are shaping the next era of orchestral music.
The Young Associates Council is chaired by Alexandra Gottschalk and Ishwaria Subbiah.
JOIN THE YOUNG ASSOCIATES COUNCIL WITH A DONATION OF $1,500 OR $2,500 AND BE PART OF THIS EXCITING GROUP.
Highlights of Young Associates Council Benefits:
• Invitations to at least 5 exclusive YAC events and 4 private rehearsals
• Season access to the Patron Donor Lounge and VIP Donor Greenroom
• Invitation to a Houston Symphony “Insider Event”
• Access to VIP Premium Ticketing Services and Symphony Concierge
• Complimentary Season Access to Valet Parking
TO JOIN THE YOUNG ASSOCIATES COUNCIL, PLEASE CONTACT:
Liam Bonner, Development Officer, Individual Giving
Liam.Bonner@houstonsymphony.org | (713) 337-8536
Molly Simpson, Director, Major Gifts
Molly.Simpson@houstonsymphony.org | (713) 337-8526
The Young Associates Council is sponsored in part by