Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

The Houston Symphony kicks off the new year with a performance of Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony. Opening the program is Haydn’s Symphony No. 59, known as the Fire Symphony. There’s also Schnittke’s Moz-Art à la Haydn for two violins and chamber ensemble, but the highlight of the program is sure to be Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, Jupiter. Houston Symphony music director-designate Andrés Orozco-Estrada will be at the podium for the program and orchestra member Eric Halen will be featured on violin.

8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-224-7575 or visit houstonsymphony.org. $25 to $124.
Jan. 3-4, 8 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 5, 2:30 p.m., 2014

KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Olivia Flores Alvarez