HOUSTON, TX -- This past Friday, July 14, members of the Houston Chamber Choir performed with Hans Zimmer Live on Tour at the Smart Financial Center in Houston. The concert featured popular movie scores composed by Zimmer, including music from The Lion King, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, Dark Knight, and Interstellar. It was a memorable evening for all involved. Chamber Choir soprano Kelli Lawless exclaimed on social media, “When you get to sing Lion King with the composer, Hans Zimmer, AND Lebo M., the original vocalist...I was barely holding it together! Thank you, Houston Chamber Choir for amazing opportunities like this one!!”
Sixteen members from the Chamber Choir performed with the Hans Zimmer Live team, including Hans Zimmer himself. According to the Choir members, Zimmer was very impressed with the quality of their sound, and even gave the Houston Chamber Choir a “shout-out” during the show, telling the audience that they were going to love the Choir’s singing!
Hans Zimmer Live is touring once again after an incredibly successful European tour in 2016, expanding this year into a world tour. More information and additional tour dates and locations can be found on their website, http://www.hanszimmerlive.com/.
The Houston Chamber Choir is looking forward to their upcoming 2017-2018 season, Revolutionary Sounds: Pioneers and Visionaries. Highlights include a concert of Brahms and Barber with renowned pianist and Shepherd School of Music professor Brian Connelly, exploring the music of the Renaissance with guest conductor Alexander Blachly, an evening of story-telling featuring David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion, and a celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with his daughter, special guest Jamie Bernstein. More ticket and season information can be found on the Houston Chamber Choir website, http://HoustonChamberChoir.org.