The Music of Prince

Photo courtesy of Houston Symphony

The Purple One may have permanently left the building, but his musical influence still carries as much impact and presence as when he was still with us. In honor of his legacy, the Houston Symphony is gifting us with a night of funk and soul during The Music of Prince. Hop in the “Little Red Corvette” and “Let’s Go Crazy” to all the best party jams. Conductor Brent Havens has teamed up with singer Marshall Charloff and the band Purple Xperience to bring a full musical kaleidoscope. Having performed this concert a few times in the past, Havens guarantees it will be a blast. “I gave the first downbeat from the podium, and the place exploded. People were right on their feet from the get-go. It’s hard not to get on your feet.”

7:30 p.m. Saturday. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-224-7575 or visit $29 to $139.

[Organizer's Description:]

Touted by Rolling Stone as “one of the most naturally gifted artists of all time,” Prince left us with an unprecedented body of work that spanned decades, and included mega hits “Let’s Go Crazy," “Kiss,” “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry.” To remember his legacy, we’re teaming up with returning conductor Brent Havens and the group that brought you The Music of Led Zeppelin, The Music of Queen, and others for an exceptional night of Prince’s eclectic music, complete with full orchestra, band, and featured vocalist Marshall Charloff.


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