Evening with Conductor

WHEN: November 14, 2007, Wednesday, 7:00 pm

WHERE: RCC Our Texas, 2337 Bissonnet; Houston, TX 77005

ADMISSION: $10, RCC members – $7

Maestro Hans Graf will appear in RCC Our Texas sharing his experience as a musician and conductor of the Houston Symphony.

Hans Graf is the 15th music director of the Houston Symphony.

He studied with Franco Ferrara, Sergiu Celibidache and Arvid Jansons in St. Petersburg Cocervatory. His international career was launched in 1979 when he was awarded first prize at the Karl Böhm Competition.

Graf was chosen Music Director of the Houston Symphony in September 2000.

This year Maestro Hans Graf has been awarded the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria for his contributions to Austrian-American cultural relations and his services as a cultural ambassador of Austria around the world.

When he isn’t conducting, Graf enjoys literature, fine wine, linguistics (he speaks five languages) and jazz. He and his wife, Margarita, have homes in Salzburg and Houston. They have one daughter, Anna, who lives in Vienna.

Information: 713-395-3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

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