2022 Festival Orchestra Series - University of Houston
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Renowned conductors lead the Festival Orchestra in exciting performances of the cornerstones of the orchestral repertoire. Please note that programs and artists are subject to change.
Tickets: $30 – general admission / $15 – student/senior/UH alumni/UH faculty

Festival Orchestra 1

Saturday, June 11, 2022, Moores Opera House, University of Houston

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
Franz Anton Krager, conductor
Andrew Staupe, piano soloist

ARTISTS

Program

Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20 (1888)

Gershwin: Second Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra (1931)

Schubert/orch. Vass: Quartet for Strings, D. 810 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden” (1824)

 

Festival Orchestra 2

Saturday, June 18, 2022, Moores Opera House, University of Houston  

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

ARTISTS

Program

Leoš Janáček: Sinfonietta (1926) (ed. Heinz Stolba)

Guillaume Lekeu: Adagio for Strings, Op. 3 (1891)

Béla Bartók : Concerto for Orchestra (1943)

Festival Orchestra 3

Saturday, June 25, 2022, Moores Opera House, University of Houston 

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

ARTISTS

2022 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition Winner

Program

Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes of Carl Maria von Weber (1943)

TBA Winner, Mitchell Competition

William Dawson: Negro Folk Symphony (1934)