Prelude pre-concert discussions are held 45 minutes prior to each Classical Series concert. Prelude is presented in hall and will also be held live on Zoom. Prelude sometimes features guest artists and members of the orchestra. Livestream ticket holders get a link to learn more about the musicians and the night’s repertoire.

In Hall Prelude
Start time: Friday and Saturday at 7:15 p.m. and Sundays at 1:45 p.m. prior to each Classical Series concert
Location: Jones Hall
Host: Calvin Dotsey

Zoom Prelude
Start time: Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
Presented Online
Host: Musical Ambassador Carlos Andrés Botero hosts Prelude discussion on Zoom. In addition to leading the Symphony’s “Prelude” pre-concert talks before each Classical performance, Botero teaches continuing education programs and visits schools in the greater Houston area through the Houston Symphony’s Education and Community Programming activities.

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