Arts / Performing Arts

Las Vegas Comes to Houston for One Special Night

Rolling the Dice with a Showman and the Symphony

BY // 05.07.17

Join the Houston Symphony as it celebrates the annual symphony ball, this year chaired by Houston Symphony executive director and CEO Mark Hanson and his wife, Christina.

Headlining the brigade of chairs, which will make this a special evening, are honorary chair Marie Taylor Bosarge, auction chairs Beth Wolff and Farida Abjani, entertainment chairs Danielle and Joshua Batchelor, and after party chairs for feisty young professionals Candace and Brian Thomas.

In a twist on tradition, classical music takes a backseat to Vegas-inspired fun with the “Stir It Up in Vegas” theme and the musical talents of Las Vegas showman Frankie Moreno and his band.

The evening will  honor a number of the symphony’s most generous donors in a variety of categories including Jane and Bob Cizi, Janice H. Barrow, Barbara and Pat McCelvey and their family, Barbara J. Burger, Muffy and Mike McLanahan, Vinson & Elkins, LLP,  Margaret Alkek Williams, with special honors for Richard Flowers and The Events Company.

What: 2017 Houston Symphony Ball

When: Friday, May 12

Holiday Gifting

  • Elaine Turner - Felicia Stole in Magenta
  • Cotton Club
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Loeffler Randall - Shoes
  • Bond No 9 - Perfume
  • Asher Gallery
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Bond No 9 - Candle
  • Wayne Smith
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Wayne Smith
  • Cotton Club
  • Elaine Turner - GiGi Flats
  • Cle Du Peau - Nail Polish
  • Oscar De La Renta - Clutch
  • Cle Du Peau - Lip Gloss
  • Loeffler Randall - Clutch
  • Oscar De La Renta - Earrings

Where: Marriott Marquis Houston

Tariff: Table for 14: $100,000, Table for 12: $75,000, Tables for 10: $50,000, $25,000 and $15,000. Individual tickets: $6,250, $2,500 and $1,500 each 

Contact:  Specialevents@houstonsymphony.org or 713-337-8585

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