Audition for our 49th Season
"Tumultuous applause rewarded the singers (of the Houston Symphony Chorus)
under the direction of Charles S. Hausmann."
Kleine Zeitung, Graz, Austria, July 23, 1994,
Beethoven Mass in C and Bernstein Chichester Psalms
"The Houston Symphony Chorus responded with one of its best Handel
performances. Clean, technically nimble singing was wedded to a very evenly
blended choral tone."
The Houston Post, December 19, 1994, Handel Messiah
"Robert Shaw honed a performance of Berlioz's Requiem seared with fire and
brimstone, yet tempered by ethereal quietude. ...He required great
outpourings of choral sound, excellently supplied by the Houston Symphony
The Houston Chronicle, February, 1993, Berlioz Requiem
"As the protagonist in the musical ensemble, the Houston Symphony Chorus sang quite excitingly. ...Saturday's performance could be counted a major achievement."
The Houston Post, October 12, 1992, Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony
"Well prepared by their director Charles Hausmann, ...The chorus sang out
brightly, moving around the various sections with nice fluidity and fullness
The Houston Chronicle, December 23, 1991, Handel Messiah