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FEATURED PROGRAM

SHAHAM PLUS BRAHMS Friday Saturday Sunday

May 19, 2017 May 20, 2017 May 21, 2017

8pm 8pm 2:30pm

Jones Hall

*Marc Albrecht, conductor Gil Shaham, violin *Houston Symphony debut

Schumann Prokofiev

Overture to Genoveva, Opus 81

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Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 63 I Allegro moderato II Andante assai III Allegro, ben marcato

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I N T E R M I S S I O N

Brahms

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Opus 68 I Un poco sostenuto—Allegro II Andante sostenuto III Un poco allegretto e grazioso IV Adagio—Più andante—Allegro non troppo, ma con brio

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Did you know? • Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 has played a central role in Gil Shaham’s musical life for more than 30 years. He first played the concerto publicly with the Israel Sinfonietta on a tour of the United States when he was just 13 years old.

InTune — The Houston Symphony Magazine — May 2017  
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