Archive for 2017

January 16 – Dec 24, 2017

Houston Society for the Performing Arts
2CELLOS
7:30 p.m. Jones Hall…

Top Ten Performances of 2017 – Dec 21, 2017

1. Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony. Dvořák’s Te Deum and …

Houston Symphony balances the light and dark in Handel’s “Messiah” – Dec 16, 2017

George Frideric Handel knew what he was doing. He performed Messiah …

An old instrument is made new again by probing harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani – Dec 13, 2017

Mahan Esfahani has picked up the harpsichord gauntlet in a century-old …

Rice University breaks new ground (symbolically) for $100 million opera theater – Dec 08, 2017

Rainy weather Thursday meant that Rice University leaders could only symbolically …

A lively cast boosts HGO’s musically slender “Christmas Tree” – Dec 01, 2017

Christmas may be the happiest time of the year, but Christmas …

With van Zweden’s return and Weilerstein as soloist, Dallas Symphony is in top form – Nov 25, 2017

Jaap van Zweden returned to the podium of the Dallas Symphony …

December 31 – Nov 22, 2017

Dallas Bach Society
James Richman, conductor
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (complete)…

Opera in Concert’s scholastic double bill proves a comic gem – Nov 18, 2017

If you didn’t quite know what to expect from a concert …

Orozco-Estrada leads Houston Symphony in a journey from Ives to Rachmaninoff – Nov 18, 2017

The Houston Symphony jumped from the divine to the diabolical Friday …