ABOUT THIS CONCERT

Experience Stravinsky’s revolutionary Rite like never before when Andrés teams up with renowned inter-media artist Klaus Obermaier for a performance featuring innovative dancing and 3D visual effects. World-renowned pianist Emanuel Ax offers the perfect contrast to Stravinsky’s wild score with Mozart’s refined Piano Concerto No. 27, his final work in the genre. To open the concert, Ax joins Houston Symphony musicians for some lively chamber music.

Pre-Concert Activities: Attend the Prelude pre-concert discussion, held 45 minutes prior to each Classical concert. Prelude is led by our Musical Ambassador Carlos Andrés Botero, and sometimes features guest artists or orchestra members.

Symphony Store: Two albums by pianist Emanuel Ax will be available for purchase at the symphony store.

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SELECT CONCERT DATE:

May 18
2018
Friday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
May 19
2018
Saturday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
May 20
2018
Sunday, 2:30 PM
at Jones Hall

PROGRAM

The program order for Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 will be:
MOZART  Quintet in E-flat major
MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 27
STRAVINSKY  The Rite of Spring

The program order for Sunday, May 20 will be:
STRAVINSKY  The Rite of Spring
MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 27
MOZART  Quintet in E-flat major

Klaus Obermaier, concept, artistic direction and choreography
Ars Electronica Futurelab, interactive design and technical development
Alois Hummer, sound design
Wolfgang Friedinger, lighting design
A production of Brucknerhaus Linz and Ars Electronica Futurelab
Management: Karsten Witt Musik Management

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