Performances

Heaven-storming drama and grace under pressure with HGO’s Verdi Requiem

It might be the theater’s first commandment: The show must go …

Rouse’s Fifth Symphony proves an instant classic with powerful sendoff from van Zweden, Dallas Symphony

A full orchestra at high volume, including a noisy battery of …

High-stepping dances and a low-diving concerto from Houston Symphony

Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story was the featured …

Dallas Symphony, van Zweden offer a mixed bag of Bruckner and Tchaikovsky

The pairing of two titans of late romanticism—Tchaikovsky and Bruckner—looked promising …

Kozhukhin serves up a Rachmaninoff feast with Houston Symphony

Denis Kozhukhin performed Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto with Andrés Orozco-Estrada leading …


Articles

HGO revisits Adams’ “Nixon in China” to mark 30th anniversary of Houston premiere

When Nixon in China was heard in its world premiere at …

Critic’s Choice

Conrad Tao, who at 22 has already made waves as pianist …


The Weekend

Critic’s Choice

Wed Feb 22, 2017 at 3:51 pm
By Wayne Lee Gay
Victor Agudelo

Victor Agudelo

Colombian composer Victor Agudelo moves into the spotlight at Bass Performance Hall this weekend when the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and music director Miguel Harth-Bedoya present the premiere of the orchestral version of Agudelo’s La Madre de Agua. Inspired by the Colombian legend of the tragic “Mother Water,” the new work will open a concert also featuring Dvorak’s Cello Concerto with soloist Johannes Moser and Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. fwsymphony.org; 817-665-6000.

Calendar

February 23

Cliburn Concerts
Richard Goode, piano
J.S. Bach: 3 Preludes & Fugues …


News

Van Zweden’s final Dallas season to offer a fond farewell with friends

Making the best of music director Jaap van Zweden’s impending departure …

Critic’s Choice

If Christopher Rouse’s past compositions are an indicator, expect numerous dramatic …


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