The 5 Browns
and The Partridge Family
is Nick at Nite reruns, according to Gregory Brown, middle child in the quintet composed of him and siblings Desirae, Deondra, Melody and Ryan. The group’s repertoire, though not a pop fantasia, does feature some Fantasia 2000
. The pianists will perform scenes from Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite,” including the sweet “Round Dance of the Princesses” and “Infernal Dance,” in which sweetness is abruptly and “hostilely overtaken by struggle and pain,” says Gregory of the classical jump-scare. The group wants the audience to be moved and have fun at the concert, a homecoming for the Houston-born Browns. From a time zone away, Gregory says his memories of the Galleria and the balmy city make him feel like a kid again and, like classical music, stir his soul.
8 p.m. May 12. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-227-3974 or visit spahouston.org
. $43 to $103.
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