Category Archives: Johnny Mercer

A Houston Symphony Concert Worthy of an OSCAR®

Perfectly timed to coincide with this month’s Hollywood excitement of the Academy Awards ceremony, the recent Houston Symphony concert titled The Oscars®: Best Original Songs was surely an award-winner in the opinion of those fortunate to be in the Jones … Continue reading

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Houston Symphony Celebrates Goodman with Bennett’s Virtuosity

It was a night of dazzling music that will be long remembered by those fortunate enough to attend one of the three dazzling performances with which the Houston Symphony closed out “leap weekend” at the end of February in this … Continue reading

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