ABOUT THIS CONCERT

These performances are part of a special two-week festival celebrating the outstanding tenure of Andrés Orozco-Estrada in his final year as Music Director. View the full festival schedule >

On this concert:

  • Take in Saint-Saëns’s beloved musical menagerie, The Carnival of the Animals, featuring Principal Keyboard Scott Holshouser and the illustrious Emanuel Ax.
  • Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio steps out for Scott McAllister’s electrifying, hard-rock-inspired Black Dog, and the boogie-woogie rhythms of Artie Shaw’s Clarinet Concerto.
  • Principal Trumpet Mark Hughes shines in Jolivet’s brilliant and virtuosic Concertino for Trumpet.
  • Be there for the exciting world premiere of Kyle Rivera’s Bridgetower Variations, inspired by music of virtuoso violinist and composer George Bridgetower.
  • The concerts close with Dvořák’s exuberant Carnival Overture.

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SELECT CONCERT DATE:

Mar 18
2022
Friday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall

PROGRAM

BRIDGETOWER/K. RIVERA Bridgetower Variations (Houston Symphony commission, world premiere)
SAINT-SAËNS The Carnival of the Animals
S. MCALLISTER Black Dog
SHAW Clarinet Concerto
JOLIVET Concertino for Trumpet
J.-B. ARBAN/M. NAKARIAKOV Variations on “The Carnival of Venice”
DVOŘÁK Carnival Overture, Op. 92

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