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Houston Symphony Music Director Designate Juraj Valcuha Conducts Beethoven 9
May 21 @ 8:00 pm
One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 8:00 pm
One event on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 2:30 pm
Music Director Designate Juraj Valcuha leads orchestra, chorus, and vocal soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Come together in Jones Hall and experience one of classical music’s most moving, uplifting, and inspiring journeys, a rallying cry to hope, humanity, and universal fellowship culminating in the exuberant “Ode to Joy.”
An internationally acclaimed conductor, Juraj Valcuha is the Houston Symphony’s next Music Director (https://houstonsymphony.org/juraj-valcuha-music-director-designate/) and will begin his appointment at the launch of the Symphony’s 2022–23 Season. He succeeds esteemed conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada, whose tenure concludes at the end of the 2021–22 Season after eight seasons with the orchestra.