In addition, the audience can look forward to a rising work done by Texas-born composer Christopher Theofanidis in the form of “Rainbow Music.” The spectacular composition, which in just a decade has become popular enough to have been performed by more than 100 orchestras worldwide, builds to a beautiful and dynamic climax that should more than do justice to NASA’s snapshots of Earth. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713‑227‑3974 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. $22 to $109.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2012