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Emanuel Ax Plus The Rite of Spring

Fri
May
18
Friday, May 18
8:00PM - 10:00PM

615 Louisiana St.
Houston, Texas 77002
713-224-7575

Houston Symphony invites you to experience Stravinsky’s revolutionary The Rite of Spring like never before, Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20.

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada teams up with Klaus Obermaier and Ars Electronica Futurelab for a performance featuring innovative dancing and 3-D visual effects.

World-renowned pianist Emanuel Ax offers the perfect contrast to Stravinsky’s wild score with Mozart’s refined Piano Concerto No. 27, his final work in the genre.

To open the concert, Ax joins Houston Symphony musicians for some lively chamber music.

PROGRAM
MOZART  Quintet in E-flat major
MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 27
STRAVINSKY  The Rite of Spring

ARTISTS
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Music Director
Emanuel Ax, piano
Jonathan Fischer, oboe
Mark Nuccio, clarinet
Rian Craypo, bassoon
William VerMeulen, horn
Klaus Obermaier – conception, artistic direction, choreography
Ars Electronica Futurelab – interactive design and technical development
Yuka Oishi, dancer


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