ABOUT THIS CONCERT

Saucy as the city streets, majestic as a city skyline, Rhapsody in Blue’s iconic opening and unforgettable melodies make it one of the most enduringly popular works in all of classical music. Hear the original jazz band version, alongside Ravel’s bluesy, dreamy Concerto in G as the phenomenal Jeffrey Kahane plays and conducts this program of symphonic gems with a French twist and a Jazz Age flair. There’s no better way to ring in the New Year!

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.

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SELECT CONCERT DATE:

Jan 4
2019
Friday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
Jan 5
2019
Saturday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
Jan 6
2019
Sunday, 2:30 PM
at Jones Hall

PROGRAM

RAVEL  Piano Concerto in G
TIMO ANDRES  Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno
MILHAUD  La création du monde
GERSHWIN  Rhapsody in Blue

Click to view the program notes in InTune – the Houston Symphony magazine.

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