ANDRÉS CONDUCTS SHOSTAKOVICH 5 Friday Saturday Sunday
May 5, 2017 May 6, 2017 May 7, 2017
8pm 8pm 2:30pm
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor Jessica Rivera, soprano *Andrew Garland, baritone Houston Symphony Chorus — Betsy Cook Weber, director G.L. Frank
original text by Nilo Cruz
Conquest Requiem** I Introit: Cuicatl de Malinche (Song of Malinche): In reverence II Judex ergo cum sedebit: Maestoso— III Dies Irae: Cuicatl de Martín (Song of Martín): Vigoroso IV Recordare, Jesu pie: Peaceful— V Rex Tremendae: El aullido de Malinche (The Howl of Malinche): Misterioso—Appassionato VI Confutatis maledictis: Solemno— VII In Paradisum: Benediction de Malinche y Martín: In reverence
• Gabriela Lena Frank concludes her threeyear tenure as the Houston Symphony’s Composer-inResidence with this world première of her Conquest Requiem. Read more about this ambitious work on page 31.
I N T E R M I S S I O N
Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Opus 47 I Moderato II Allegretto III Largo IV Allegro non troppo
*Houston Symphony debut **World première, Houston Symphony commission 26 | Houston Symphony
Did you know?
• On May 18–20, Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada makes his conducting debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker on a program that includes Shostakovich’s No. 5.