Archive for 2016

Young countertenor provides highlights in Houston Symphony’s majestic “Messiah” – Dec 17, 2016

Handel’s Messiah is one of the most performed musical works of …

HGO gives effective and colorful premiere for Heggie’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” – Dec 03, 2016

The prelude begins high in the strings, led by violins spinning …

Dallas Symphony’s program of Italian opera provides mixed rewards – Nov 26, 2016

Bleeding chunks carved out of operas don’t often add up to …

Kahane provides sparkling Mozart in duo roles with Houston Symphony – Nov 26, 2016

The Houston Symphony presented “A Mozart Thanksgiving” with Jeffrey Kahane in …

Reinhardt creates excitement in subbing stand with DSO – Nov 20, 2016

Stanisław Skrowaczewski cancelled his appearances with the Dallas Symphony this past …

In Dallas Opera’s return voyage, “Moby-Dick” remains a compelling stunner – Nov 06, 2016

Composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer debuted their Moby-Dick at …

Steinberg and Fliter provide fresh discovery in (yet another) Romantic Dallas Symphony program – Nov 05, 2016

Conductor Pinchas Steinberg provided a solid podium presence and pianist Ingrid …

Trifonov brings first-class artistry to Houston Symphony – Nov 05, 2016

Recently named Gramophone’s 2016 Artist of the Year, 25-year-old Daniil Trifonov …

November 27 – Nov 01, 2016

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Carl Tanner, tenor
Verdi: La …

Brahms provides the highlight in Kavakos’ mixed Houston Symphony program – Oct 31, 2016

“Double Threat – Kavakos Plays & Conducts” was the title of …