Patrick Osborn

What to Do in Houston: 2013-2014 Houston Symphony Centennial Season

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On February 6, the Houston Symphony announced its 100th season of performing in the Bayou City, with a star-studded calendar unveiled for 2013-2014. This year’s season reflects on the symphony’s 100-year history and towards the future as the famed Houston institution changes hands with new music director Andres Orozco-Estrada, who will head four concert weekends before beginning a five-year contract in 2014.

Where to Get Houston Symphony Tickets

In addition to signing up for a Houston Symphony subscription on their website or by calling the Patron Services Center at (713) 224-7575, Mon – Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., you can purchase tickets at http://www.houstonsymphony.org.

Where does the Houston Symphony Perform? 

The symphony performs at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002. Performances in the symphony’s Sugar Land series are performed at Sugar Land Baptist Church, 16755 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

Here is a closer look at the 100th season of the Houston Symphony, organized by type. Schedule as of February 6, 2013.

Houston Symphony Classical Season 

  • September 12, 14, 15, 2013 – Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto
  • September 20, 21, 22, 2013 – Joshua Bell Returns
  • September 26, 28, 29, 2013 – Beethoven 7 Plus Rachmaninoff
  • October 18, 19, 20, 2013 – Midori Plays Mendelssohn
  • October 24, 26, 27, 2013 – Mozart and Schumann
  • November 1, 2, 3, 2013 – La Triste Historia – Film and Music
  • November 21, 23, 24, 2013 – Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4
  • November 29, 30, December 1, 2013 – Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony
  • January 3, 4, 5, 2014 – Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony
  • January 9, 11, 12, 2014 - The Planets and Orbit – An HD Odyssey
  • January 31, February 1, 2, 2014 – Adams Conducts Adams
  • February 13, 15, 16, 2014 – Emanuel Ax Plays Bach
  • February 28, March 1, 2, 2014 – Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody
  • March 6, 8, 9, 2014 – Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings
  • March 21, 22, 23, 2014 – Beethoven’s Mass in C
  • April 10, 12, 13, 2014 – Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet
  • April 17, 18, 19, 2014 – Bronfman Plays Beethoven 4
  • May 1, 3, 4, 2014 – Beethoven’s Triple Concerto

Houston Symphony Special Season 

  • September 7, 2013 – Opening Night with Renée Fleming
  • December 5, 2013 – John Williams Joins Yo-Yo Ma
  • December 20, 21, 22, 2013 – Handel’s Messiah
  • March 13, 2014 – Steve Tyrell & Friends
  • May 9, 10, 2014 – Christoph Eschenbach Conducts Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand

Houston Symphony Pops Season 

  • August 30, 31, September 1, 2013 – Cirque de la Symphonie
  • October 4, 5, 6, 2013 – Classic Soul with Capathia Jenkins
  • November 15, 16, 17, 2013 – Luck be a Lady – Starring Megan Hilty from NBC’s Smash
  • December 13, 14, 15, 2013 – Very Merry Pops
  • February 21, 22, 23, 2014 – Music of the Mad Men Era with Ryan Silverman
  • March 28, 29, 30, 2014 – 100 Years of Broadway with Christiane Noll
  • April 25, 26, 27, 2014 – Chris Botti
  • May 23, 24, 25, 2014 – Symphonic Spectacular! See the Music With Host Sigourney Weaver

Houston Symphony Family Season 

  • October 26, 2013 – Peter and the Wolf
  • December 14, 2013 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • January 25, 2014 - Wild, Wild West
  • April 26, 2014 – Belle of the Ball

Houston Symphony Sugar Land Season 

  • October 17, 2013 – Midori Plays Mendelssohn
  • December 19, 2013 – Handel’s Messiah
  • March 14, 2014 - Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Featuring Frank Huang

Houston Symphony ACCESS Season 

  • October 18, 2013 – Midori Plays Mendelssohn
  • February 28, 2014 – Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody
  • March 18, 2014 - Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

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