Experience Symphonic Sights and Sounds at The Pavilion
On July 8, the Houston Symphony will present an introduction to popular classical favorites enhanced by large scale images, both still and moving, on The Pavilion’s LED screens. Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance are $20 for reserved orchestra seating and the lawn and mezzanine are free. Gates open at 7 p.m.
The conductor, Francesco Lecce-Chon will host the evening, explaining what the audience should be listening for throughout the pieces as well as snippets of historical and biographical information on the music and composers.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Symphony and guest conductor to The Pavilion for this great opportunity to introduce new audiences to iconic pieces of music,” said Jerry MacDonald, president and CEO of The Pavilion. “We are certain that it will be a unique and entertaining evening for all in attendance.”
Pre-performance activities begin at 7 p.m. in the North Plaza. Children and parents can visit The Pavilion Partners Arts & Crafts Booth and Instrument Petting Zoo as well as activities by Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse and Woodforest National Bank. Guests also can register-to-win Tommy Bahama’s “Best Seats in the House” and participate in Fidelity’s Seat Exchange.
At the symphony, guests are welcome to have a picnic in their seat or on the hill and lawn chairs are provided for free! Keep in mind that beverages cannot be brought into The Pavilion and picnics must also comply with The Pavilion’s bag size restriction and/or be in original packaging. Examples include pizza within a pizza box or chips in original sealed packaging. Please visit The Pavilion’s website for more information on these restrictions.
Preferred parking is available in the on-site Town Center Garage, located along Six Pines Drive. Parking is $10 per vehicle for this and most performing arts events. Tickets for on-site parking can be purchased in advance at all Ticketmaster locations and The Pavilion Box Office. Guests also may park in any of the five free parking lots on the southwest side of The Pavilion. The free, color-coded lots are connected to The Pavilion by corresponding pathways with signs leading across The Waterway.
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s 2017 Performing Arts Season is sponsored by The Woodlands Development Company, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Huntsman, Live Nation, Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands, official automobile of The Pavilion, The Pavilion Partners, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, United Airlines, official airline of The Pavilion and The Wortham Foundation. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion acknowledges the financial support of The Woodlands Township that is generated by the Event Admissions Tax for its performing arts and educational outreach programs.
If you would like more information about The Pavilion, please visit www.woodlandscenter.org.