2019-20 Special Events Overview

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If you have an affinity for great company, the Houston Symphony offers a variety of special events throughout the season all with the common goal of celebrating and supporting our industry-leading Education and Community Engagement.

Opening Night Concert and Gala 
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Reception and Concert
The Ballroom at Bayou Place, Gala and Seated Dinner
Barbara J. Burger, Chair
Kusum and K. Cody Patel, Co-Chairs
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Vintage Virtuoso
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Royal Sonesta Hotel
John, Lindy & Lisa Rydman, Chairs
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Magical Musical Morning
Sunday, December 8, 2019
River Oaks Country Club
Joan Duff, Chair
Sybil F. Roos, Honorary Great-Grandmother
Susan and Dick Hansen, Honorary Grandparents
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Wine Dinner and Collector’s Auction
Friday, January 31, 2020
Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
Valerie and Tracy Dieterich, Co-Chairs
Carolyn Faulk and Pat Studdert, Co-Chairs
Robert T. Sakowitz, Honorary Chair
Bob Weiner, Collector’s Auction Chair
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Symphony Ball

EVENT UPDATE
With great regret, the Houston Symphony has made the proactive decision to cancel 2020 Symphony Ball, scheduled for May 16, 2020 at The Post Oak at Uptown Houston.  
Saturday, May 16, 2020. Ball Chairs Rini and Edward Ziegler together with the Executive Committee, sadly acknowledge that it will not be possible to stage this celebration in a way that ensures the health and safety of our patrons, our organization, and our community.

The Post Oak at Uptown Houston
Rini and Edward Ziegler, Chairs
Astley Blair, Silent Auction Chair
Ishwaria and Vivek Subbiah, After Party Chairs
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For questions or more information, please contact:
Stacey Swift, Director, Special Events
[email protected]

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