ABOUT THIS CONCERT

In the first concert of the Houston Symphony’s 2020–21 Classical Series, eight principal musicians join forces for Schubert’s Octet in F Major. Inspired by music of Beethoven, this beloved titan of the chamber music repertoire effuses tender warmth of expression and lyrical beauty from first note to last. Tickets for this livestream performance are on sale now.

Before the concert: Musical Ambassador Carlos Andrés Botero hosts Prelude discussion live on Zoom. Ticket holders get a link to learn more about the musicians and the night’s repertoire. Learn more about the program

Saturday’s performance will be livestreamed and tickets are on sale now. Due to social distancing requirements, in person seating for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday is very limited and current 2020–21 Season subscribers receive priority. If you are not a subscriber and are interested in attending in person, please fill out this form to join our standby seating list. Robust safety measures will be in place for all performances.

September 18: SOLD OUT – JOIN STANDBY SEATING LIST
September 19: PURCHASE A LIVESTREAM LINK
September 20: SOLD OUT – JOIN STANDBY SEATING LIST

Single tickets $20, or save 25% with a livestream package – view details here

Watch a concert preview:

How to View the Concert Livestream Video
On the day before the concert, you will receive a new email with a link to the video. If you purchase a ticket after Friday evening, the link will be in your confirmation email. We recommend you access the link at least 10 minutes before the concert begins. A recording will be available to you at the same link for 24 hours following the concert. If you did not purchase a ticket before the concert, you can still buy a ticket to access the recording until 7 p.m. central on the Sunday after the performance. Livestream FAQs

Estimated running time: 1 hour


SELECT CONCERT DATE:

Sep 18
2020
Friday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
Sep 19
2020
Saturday, 8:00 PM
at Livestream Link
Sep 20
2020
Sunday, 2:30 PM
at Jones Hall

PROGRAM

SCHUBERT Octet in F major, D. 803

Mark Nuccio, clarinet
Rian Craypo, bassoon
William VerMeulen, horn
Yoonshin Song, violin
MuChen Hsieh, violin
Joan DerHovsepian, viola
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
Robin Kesselman, bass

ARTISTS


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