ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights

A Star Spangled Salute

Enjoy an evening with Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski and the Houston Symphony listening to patriotic, toe-tapping American music.

Make sure to stay until the end for the 1812 Overture—complete with booming cannons! This celebration concludes with a magnificent display of fireworks provided by Miller Theatre Advisory Board.

This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm.  If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.


Produced by Houston Symphony

Fireworks courtesy of Miller Theatre Advisory Board


Special Guests 

Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Dan Dunn, Visual Artist


Musical Selections

J. S. Smith/G. Prechel: Fanfare and Star-Spangled Banner

Sousa: The Liberty Bell

J. Williams: The Cowboys Overture

Williams: The People’s House from Lincoln

Arr. J. Tyzik: The Great Westerns Suite

Cohan/R. Wendel: A George M. Cohan Overture

Gershwin/J. Kessler: Strike Up the Band

Sousa: Semper Fidelis

N. Diamond/V. Vanacor: Sweet Caroline

Arr. Vanacore: Disco at the Pops

S. A. Ward/C. Dragon: America the Beautiful

Arr. R. Hayman:  Service Medley

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Opus 49


About the Venue

Miller Outdoor Theatre offers the most diverse season of professional entertainment of any Houston performance venue, and it's all FREE! Classical music, jazz, ethnic music and dance, ballet, Shakespeare, musical theatre, classic films, and much, much more are included in this year's outstanding line-up. Relax in the covered seating area or enjoy a pre-performance picnic on the hillside. All performances at Miller are family-friendly!

Organizer Houston Public Media


Fri, Jul. 4, 2014
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. US/Central


Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX
United States