Renée Fleming, Ana María Martínez & J’Nai Bridges Lead Houston Symphony’s 2021-22 Season

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Houston Symphony Orchestra)

The Houston Symphony has announced its 2021-22 season featuring world-class soloists and Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s final season.

Here is a look at the vocal performances.

The season opens with Steven Reineke conducting Renée Fleming.

Performance Date: Sept. 11, 2021

Andrea Bocelli joins the Houston Symphony for a special evening.

Performance Date: Oct. 11, 2021

Bernard Labadie conducts Houston Symphony Chorus in Handel’s Messiah to celebrate the holiday season.

Performance Dates: Dec. 10-12, 2021

Fabien Gabel conducts a program of Stravinsky, Boulanger, and Franck. Soloists include pianist Alexandra Dariescu and singers Sasha Cooke and Matthew White. 

Performance Dates: Feb. 11 & 12, 2022

Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Ana María Martínez and Kelley O’Connor in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2.

Performance Dates: April 29-May 1, 2022

Juraj Valčuha conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with J’Nai Bridges and Mark Doss. The program also includes music by Simon.

Performance Dates: May 20-22, 2022