2017-18: 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 2017-18 Season 3-concert YPB (base) package includes pre-concert mixers, after parties and the 3 select performances below.
2017-18 YPB SERIES
|1 | BROADWAY TODAY From Les Misérables to The Book of Mormon
NOVEMBER 11, 2017
Steven Reineke, conductor
Betsy Wolfe, vocalist
Join us for an exciting program of Broadway Today with the incredible Betsy Wolfe (making her Houston debut before starring as Elsa in Broadway’s Frozen). She is helping us celebrate the best of the Great White Way, with songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Once, Chicago, The Book of Mormon, Les Misérables and the showstopper “Maybe This Time” from Cabaret.
Margaret Alkek Williams, Underwriter
|2 | HILARY HAHN CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN
FEBRUARY 24, 2018
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
BERNSTEIN Serenade for Violin and
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 11, The
The Houston Symphony celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with one of the world’s greatest violinists, Hilary Hahn. Bernstein’s Serenade follows the musings of Plato’s Symposium, a colorful dialogue about the nature of love and “beauty absolute...and everlasting.” Andrés leads the orchestra in Shostakovich’s riveting Symphony No. 11, which was first performed in America by Leopold Stokowski and the Houston Symphony.
Houston Symphony Endowment, Diamond Guarantor
|3 | EMANUEL AX PLUS THE RITE OF SPRING
MAY 19, 2018
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Klaus Obermaier, conception,
artistic direction, choreography
Ars Electronica Futurelab, interactive
design and technical development
Yuka Oishi, dancer
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27
STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring
Experience Stravinsky’s revolutionary Rite like never before when Andrés teams up with Klaus Obermaier and Ars Electronica Futurelab for a performance featuring innovative dancing and 3-D 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.
3-Concert YPB (Base) Package
6-Concert YPB Package
9-Concert YPB Package—Best Value; includes FREE parking
Young Professionals Donor Group
WHAT IS THE YOUNG ASSOCIATES COUNCIL?
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.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
• Invitations to at least 5 exclusive YAC events and 3 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 ($2,500 level only).
HOW DO I JOIN?
- Click the link below and select "Other."
- Enter either $1,500 or $2,500.
- Fill out the requested information.
- Select the 2017-18 YAC $1,500 or $2,500 membership from the "" dropdown menu at the bottom of the page.
Please contact Liam Bonner, Development Officer, Individual Giving:
Liam.Bonner@houstonsymphony.org | (713) 337-8536
The Young Associates Council is sponsored in part by