National Geographic Live

Behind Every Adventure is An Increadible Story
The Houston Symphony is thrilled to bring you National Geographic Live, a new and exciting speaker series on Tuesday evenings at Jones Hall. Each incredible program features compelling, lavishly-illustrated presentations on some of the world’s most remote locations and perilous journeys. These Nat Geo photographers, climbers and engineers are documenting and helping to preserve our world’s natural beauty, while expanding the frontiers of human knowledge and achievement. So join us as they bring their incredible stories to you this season.

Each program is approximately 70 minutes with no intermission, along with a 15-minute Q&A session.

Note: The Houston Symphony will not be performing during these events.


Tickets for National Geographic Live are first available to subscribers before the general public. Become a subscriber or renew your subscription and save over single ticket prices!  

We're excited to have you join us as a subscriber this season. Please take some time to learn about our many subscription package options. Please feel free to contact our Patron Services Center at (713) 224-7575, Monday-Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm.

 

1 | ON THE TRAIL OF BIG CATS: TIGERS, COUGARS AND SNOW LEOPARDS

October 25, 2016
Steve Winter, wildlife photographer

Join wildlife photographer Steve Winter as he shares his captivating stories, from documenting the nocturnal adventures of a mountain lion in the Hollywood Hills and being repeatedly charged by rhinos in India, to narrowly avoiding becoming jaguar prey in a Brazilian rainforest.

2 | CORAL KINGDOMS AND EMPIRES OF ICE

January 10, 2017
David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes, underwater
     photographers

Uncover the remote undersea worlds with photographers David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes as they explore the rich and diverse waters of Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, part of the “coral triangle.” Follow them into the world beneath the Antarctic ice, then north to the Gulf of St. Lawrence to see whales, wolfish and harp seals.

3 | EXPLORING MARS: THE NEXT GENERATION

April 18, 2017
Kobie Boykins
, NASA engineer

Kobie Boykins, a mechanical engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, reveals our latest venture to Mars, the Mars Science Laboratory, better known as Curiosity. Join him for an engaging evening on the Red Planet with an update on the very latest chapter in the ongoing story of the fascinating Mars exploration.

4 | CLIMBING DREAMS

May 23, 2017
Mike Libecki, climber

According to Men’s Journal, climber Mike Libecki is one of the “World’s 50 Most Adventurous Men.” Follow Mike as he tackles mud and mayhem on the massive Poumaka Tower in French Polynesia, encounters fear and friendship on the Bamiyan slopes of Afghanistan and dodges polar bears while exploring Greenland’s icy waters.

 

 

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