ABOUT THIS CONCERT

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Before the concert: Learn more about the program.

In this livestream performance, hear the eloquent, deeply powerful Lyric for Strings by groundbreaking composer George Walker, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Plus, Principal Oboe Jonathan Fischer performs Mozart’s lyrical Oboe Quartet in F major alongside members of the Houston Symphony string section. The concert also highlights members of the Symphony’s horn and cello sections.

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Estimated running time: 1 hour


SELECT CONCERT DATE:

Aug 15
2020
Saturday, 8:00 PM
at Livestream Link

PROGRAM

HANDEL/L. SHAW “Blessing and Honour” from Messiah, for Four Horns
MOZART Ave verum corpus, for Four Horns
L. SHAW Frippery No. 17, for Four Horns

William VerMeulen, horn
Brian Thomas, horn
Nancy Goodearl, horn
Ian Mayton, horn

DELIBES/G.M. BRANDIS “Sous le dôme épais” (“Flower Duet”) from Lakmé, for Two Cellos
WIENIAWSKI/B.A. SMITH-Y. LEONOVICH Etudes-Caprices for Two Violins, arranged for Two Cellos: No. 1, No. 4
GLIÈRE Ten Duos for Two Cellos, No. 7
PAGANINI/W. THOMAS-MIFUNE Mosé-Fantasia for Two Cellos

Charles Seo, cello
Brinton Averil Smith, cello

WALKER Lyric for Strings
Yue Bao, conductor

MOZART Quartet for Oboe and Strings
Jonathan Fischer, oboe
Sophia Silivos, violin
Joan DerHovsepian, viola
Christopher French, cello

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