Texas Music Festival 2015

Arts and Entertainment

April 28, 2015

From: Texas Music Festival

Schedule of Events:

June 6, 2015

Celebratory Opening:

Violin virtuoso Glenn Dicterow, celebrated concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra from 1980-2013, will headline the Grand Celebratory Opening of the 26th Season.

6:30 - 7:20 p.m: Pre-concert entertainment at Moores Opera House Lobby

6:40 - 7:10 p.m: Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture at MSM Room 108

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

Guest Artists:

- Franz Anton Krager
- Glenn Dicterow

Featured Works:
John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Samuel Barber: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Location: Moores School of Music, University of Houston

June 13, 2015

Festival Orchestra 2

William VerMeulen, a horn virtuoso known as one of today's superstars on the international brass scene and Houston Symphony Principal horn performs Anthony DiLorenzo's Phoenix.

6:30 - 7:20 p.m: Pre-concert entertainment at Moores Opera House Lobby

6:40 - 7:10 p.m: Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture at MSM Room 108

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

Guest Artists:

- Josep Caballé-Domenech
- William VerMeulen

Featured Works:
Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino
Anthony DiLorenzo: Phoenix for Horn and Orchestra
Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (selections from the ballet)

Location: Moores School of Music, University of Houston

June 19, 2015

8 p.m: Festival Orchestra 3 - Free

Location: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

June 20, 2015

Festival Orchestra 3

Maestro Lavard Skou Larsen leads the Festival Orchestra in a performance of the iconic Beethoven Symphony No. 5, making its TMF debut, and Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite.

6:30 - 7:20 p.m: Pre-concert entertainment at Moores Opera House Lobby

6:40 - 7:10 p.m: Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture at MSM Room 108

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

Guest Artists: Lavard Skou Larsen

Featured Works:
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919)

Location: Moores School of Music, University of Houston

June 27, 2015

Grand Finale

Gifted and communicative pianist and UH Piano Professor Timothy Hester performs Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in the Grand Finale concert.

6:30 - 7:20 p.m: Pre-concert entertainment at Moores Opera House Lobby

6:40 - 7:10 p.m: Settling the Score: Pre-concert lecture at MSM Room 108

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

Guest Artists:
 - Rossen Milanov
- Tali Morgulis

Featured Works:
Edward Elgar: Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 (In London Town)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
Arnold Schoenberg: Pelléas and Mélisande

Fest Date: June 6 - 27, 2015

Locations:
Moores School of Music, 120 School of Music Building, Houston, TX 77204
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Tickets:

Door:
$15 general
$10 student/senior

Box Office/Online:
$17 - general
$12 - student/senior

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