2013 Inaugural Season Flashback

Welcome to our 2013 Inaugural Season Flashback! If you missed it, we featured exciting classics from Beethoven, Mozart, and Mendelssohn and fresh works from contemporary composers as well.

A Premiere on Chinese New Year

Cypress Philharmonic Beethoven Concert -- February 10, 2013Sunday, February 10, 2013
The Berry Center
7:00 pm

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5
Mozart’s “Magic Flute” Overture
Dello Joio’s “Choreography”
Chen’s “Sprout”

What better way to kickstart a new orchestra and ring in the Chinese New Year than with an ever-popular classic like Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and a newer piece, “Sprout,” from one of today’s most prolific and dynamic female composers, Chen Yi. To round out our first program, we present Dello Joio’s sprightly “Choreography” and Mozart’s enduring overture from “The Magic Flute.”

A Family Affair: The Mendelssohns

Cypress Philharmonic Mendelssohn Concert -- April 7, 2013Sunday, April 7, 2013
The Berry Center
7:00 pm

Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”
Hensel’s Overture in C Major
Arensky’s “Variations on a Theme by Tschaikovksy”
Bernstein’s West Side Story (selections)

It’s a family affair as we bring you unrivaled masterpieces by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn and his sister, Fanny Hensel. This concert features the vigorous Overture in C Major by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel and the emotional “Scottish” Symphony by her more well-known brother, Felix Mendelssohn. Sandwiched between the works of Felix and Fanny are Anton Arensky’s luxurious “Variations on a Theme by Tschaikovsky” and energetic selections from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story.

Our April 7th concert was streamed LIVE ON TWITTER via @TheCyPhil & @GeorgeHeathco!


And a SILENT AUCTION to boot! Luxurious items up for bid at this Sunday’s concert include:

~ A Premium Foursome: Golf for four at Houston Oaks Country Club ($400 value)
~ A 2-nights-for-1 stay at Seventh Heaven Bed & Breakfast ($250 value)
~ A 6-pack of MVP haircuts at SportClips ($132 value)
~ 4-packs of tickets to Cypress Philharmonic’s 2013-14 season ($100 value each)


This concert is generously sponsored by:

Jo Ann and John Petzold

Dean Fishburn


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Summer Pops ~ Movie Madness!

Cypress Philharmonic Movie Madness! -- June 29 & 30, 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The Berry Center

Featuring music from:
Star Wars
Lord of the Rings
Jurassic Park
Harry Potter

Take a break from the heat to enjoy some tunes from your favorite movies! The Cypress Philharmonic presents classic movie soundtracks and well-known symphonic pieces that are featured in the movies. Close your eyes and let your imagination take flight as you revisit battles with evil warlords, wizards and dinosaurs!


This concert is generously sponsored by:

Jo Ann and John Petzold



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