Saturday, May 11, 2013 – 7:30 p.m.*
Cullen Theater, Wortham Center
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH– Festive Overture
PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY– Symphony No. 5
ROLLO A. DILLWORTH - The Dream Keeper (from Trilogy of Dreams)
PURPLE SONGS CAN FLY - Celebration of Hope
JOSEPH M. MARTIN - One Voice: I Will Not Be Silent (from Sing for the Cure)
JOHN RUTTER– Mass of the Children
The Texas Medical Center Orchestra (TMCO), Bayou City Performing Arts (BCPA), and KIPP SHARP Singers unite to present “Experience excitement … on our way to Carnegie Hall”, on Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 pm in the Wortham Center’s Lillie and Roy Cullen Theater. The evening of inspiring choral and orchestral music will preview the groups’ upcoming concert at Carnegie Hall. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or online at www.bayoucityperformingarts.org.
The program will feature Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” along with other uplifting choral and orchestral works under the direction of Maestra Libi Lebel, Artistic Director of TMCO, Maestro Linus Lerner, Artistic Director of BCPA, and Maestra Laura Taylor, Director of the KIPP SHARP Singers. A new work written by pediatric patients at the Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers “Purple Songs Can Fly” (PSCF) music therapy recording studio (www.purplesongscanfly.org) and orchestrated by J. Todd Frazier, Director of the Methodist Hospital Center for Performing Arts Medicine (www.methodisthealth.com/cpam) will be presented by PSCF founder and Director, Anita Kruse. Marrying music and medicine to bring a message of hope, the concert is a preview of the “Houston Proud: Celebration of Hope” concert to be performed at Carnegie Hall on May 24.
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$20, $30, $40, and $50 seats available. Discount Code: TMCO
To buy tickets please contact the Box Office at 713.222.5400 or CLICK HERE to purchase online.