Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, piano
Mark Hughes, trumpet
Pierre Jalbert: Music of Air and Fire
Shostakovich: Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet and Strings
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica
Listen on the Radio
Houston Public Media and the Houston Symphony continue their broadcast partnership with the Houston Symphony concert series on News 88.7 every Sunday at 8 PM and streaming online at houstonpublicmedia.org. The Houston Symphony’s world class performances are regularly featured on nationally syndicated radio shows such as Performance Today and SymphonyCast. Performance Today airs on HPM Classical weekdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 5:00 PM. SymphonyCast airs on HPM Classical on Saturdays at 8:00 PM.
Discover Beethoven’s heroic Symphony No. 3, a revolutionary work that changed the course of music history. Carlos and St. John explore the score and its political background, shedding light on Beethoven’s ambivalent feelings toward Napoleon, a would-be hero turned tyrant. Listen now.