2020 Season Schedule - University of Houston
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Texas Music Festival Orchestra Series

Bringing Classical music's rising stars to Houston for over 30 years.

Renowned conductors lead the Orchestra Fellows in exciting performances of the cornerstones of the orchestral repertoire. Please note that programs and artists are subject to change.

Festival Orchestra 1

Saturday, June 13, 2020, Moores School of Music, University of Houston
Moores Opera House policy prohibits children under the age of 6 at performances

6:30 - 7:20 p.m., Moores Opera House Lobby
Pre-concert performance by members of Virtuosi of Houston

6:30 - 7:10 p.m., MSM Room 108
Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture with Dr. Andrew Davis

7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
Festival Orchestra Concert

GUEST ARTISTS

Program

  • Anatol Liadov: Baba Yaga, Op. 56
                            The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62
                            Kikimora, Op. 63
  • Igor Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1919)
  • Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Festival Orchestra 2

Friday, June 19, 2020, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 8 p.m. (June 19 performance is FREE. All ages concert)

Saturday, June 20, 2020, Moores School of Music, University of Houston (tickets required for the June 20 performance)
Moores Opera House policy prohibits children under the age of 6 at performances

6:30 - 7:20 p.m., Moores Opera House Lobby
Pre-concert performance by members of Virtuosi of Houston

6:30 - 7:10 p.m., MSM Room 108
Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture with Dr. Andrew Davis

7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
Festival Orchestra Concert

GUEST ARTISTS

Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80 (June 20 performance only)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

Festival Orchestra 3

Saturday, June 27, 2020, Moores School of Music, University of Houston
Moores Opera House policy prohibits children under the age of 6 at performances

6:30 - 7:20 p.m., Moores Opera House Lobby
Pre-concert performance by members of Virtuosi of Houston

6:30 - 7:10 p.m., MSM Room 108
Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture with Dr. Andrew Davis

7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
Festival Orchestra Concert

GUEST ARTISTS

Program

  • Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20
  • Concerto TBA by June 14, 2020
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100