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November 15, 2016



JEFFREY KAHANE TO PERFORM AND CONDUCT ALL-MOZART THANKSGIVING PROGRAM WITH THE HOUSTON SYMPHONY

Nov. 25-27, 2016

HOUSTON (Nov. 15, 2016) – The Houston Symphony welcomes veteran soloist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane back to Jones Hall to delight audiences with A Mozart Thanksgiving at 8 p.m. Nov. 25 and 26 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27.

Known for his truly versatile style, Kahane is recognized by audiences around the world for his mastery of a diverse repertoire and for being one of today's most admired Mozart interpreters. He made his conducting debut at the Oregon Bach Festival in 1988, conducting a Mozart concerto from the keyboard. In the 2005-06 season, he performed all 23 of the Mozart piano concertos as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.

Kahane will play the piano and conduct the all-Mozart program on Thanksgiving weekend, which includes the composer’s charming Piano Concerto No. 21, his dramatic Piano Concerto No. 24 and his delightful Prague Symphony.

The concert will take place at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, in Houston’s Theater District. For tickets and information, please call (713) 224-7575 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center in Jones Hall (Monday–Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). All programs and artists are subject to change.

A MOZART THANKSGIVING
Thursday, Nov. 25, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Kahane, piano and conductor
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24
Mozart: Symphony No. 38, Prague
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Tickets from $25

ABOUT THE HOUSTON SYMPHONY

During the 2016-17 season, the Houston Symphony celebrates its third season with Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and continues its second century as one of America’s leading orchestras with a full complement of concert, community, education, touring and recording activities. The Houston Symphony is one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Texas whose inaugural performance was held at The Majestic Theater in downtown Houston on June 21, 1913. Today, with an annual operating budget of $33.9 million, the full-time ensemble of 87 professional musicians and 4 community-embedded musicians is the largest performing arts organization in Houston, presenting more than 300 performances for 400,000 people, including 97,000 children, annually. For tickets and more information, please visit www.houstonsymphony.org or call 713-224-7575.

MEDIA CONTACTS:           

Vanessa Astros: (713) 337-8560,
vanessa.astros@houstonsymphony.org

Lorena Cozzari: (713) 337-8548,
lorena.cozzari@houstonsymphony.org          

Kristen Bennett: (713) 337-8557,
kristen.bennett@houstonsymphony.org

 

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