We are excited to be featuring one of our exceptional orchestra members for this concert. Violist Whitney Bullock has been with SOST for over 10 years. In addition to her extensive freelancing in the Houston area, she also works as the Education and Outreach Director for the Apollo Chamber Players with fellow violinist, Matthew Detrick. The viola has a beautiful, round, resonant … [Read more...] about Maestro’s Notes: A Celebration of Mozart, Rossini and SOST!
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is pleased to announce our second Classic Series concert of the 67th season. Our performance on November 16, 2019 is all about celebrating! Our musical spirits come to life with the music of Rossini, Mozart and Vaughn Williams. Hear how Mozart’s impressions live on in Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture, based on the central character of Figaro from Rossini’s … [Read more...] about A Celebration of Mozart, Rossini and SOST!
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is pleased to announce our fourth appearance at Symphony at Shangri La! The Lutcher Theater, Shangri La Gardens and the Symphony of Southeast Texas have joined forces to create magical day in the gardens with all your favorite music. Come spend a delightful afternoon among the beautiful plantings, the creative scarecrows, and your SOST. This wonderful … [Read more...] about Symphony of Southeast Texas Returns to Shangri La Gardens
The music of Billy Joel and Elton John are classic pop standards of our generation. While it would be great to bring both superstars to play with our orchestra, we are featuring the music of Jeans ‘n Classics as a great alternative. I have performed with this group last year in New Haven, CT and they rocked our concerts to standing ovations. Jean Meilleur and John … [Read more...] about Maestro’s Notes: The Piano Man meets the Rocket Man
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The Symphony of Southeast Texas is pleased to announce our first POPS concert of the 67th season, The Piano Man Meets the Rocket Man. Our performance on October 5, 2019 is all about Classic Rock ‘n Roll! Musical genres, whether classical, romantic or rock, are too frequently categorized and subsequently performed within specific boxes. Can you imagine the music of Mozart or Bach appearing with … [Read more...] about The Piano Man meets the Rocket Man
The Symphony of Southeast Texas regrets to announce that Maestro Chelsea Tipton II will not be able to conduct the opening concert of the Symphony of Southeast Texas due to a death in his family. The concert on September 14, The Titans of the Classics featuring pianist Philippe Bianconi, will be performed in its entirety. The concert will be conducted by SOST clarinetist, Ronald White. The … [Read more...] about Update to The Titans of the Classics concert
We are opening the season with two celebrated masterpieces in the symphonic repertoire. Philippe Bianconi will be sharing the stage with our Symphony of Southeast Texas on the Concerto No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Philippe has played with the SOST and in the community on numerous occasions, always leaving the audience thrilled by his performances. This Fifth Piano Concerto of Beethoven was a … [Read more...] about Maestro’s Notes: The Titans of the Classics