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Cirque de la Symphonie with Houston Symphony dazzles audience at The Pavilion

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The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion hosted a dazzling spectacle of sight and sound when Cirque de la Symphonie performed on the Main Stage on Thursday, July 20.

Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, balancers and jugglers paired with a performance by the Houston Symphony showcased the one-of-a-kind live concert event sponsored by The Wortham Foundation.

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For more than 10 years, Cirque de la Symphonie has thrilled and bedazzled audiences as it fuses the magic of cirque and the soaring sounds of a full symphony orchestra. Artists include the most amazing veterans of exceptional cirque programs throughout the world and each artist’s performance is professionally choreographed to classical masterpieces and popular contemporary music in collaboration with the maestro.

Pre-show activities kicked off in the North Plaza where guests enjoyed fun photo opportunities, a professional acrobat performing memorable moves, a themed art project, The Pavilion Partners Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsor activations, plus a free ice cream treat in the North Plaza courtesy of Aramark.

Mezzanine and lawn seating are free for all performing arts events. Tickets for most performances are $25 for orchestra seating. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic from home or their favorite restaurant to enjoy in their seat or on the hill. 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.

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