Archive for April, 2017

Babcock’s seductive performance heats up Fort Worth Opera’s “Carmen” – Apr 23, 2017

One of the joys of life-long opera viewing is the occasional …

A strong cast of singers lifts Dallas Opera’s “Norma” – Apr 23, 2017

The title role in Bellini’s Norma may be one of the …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 19, 2017

Wagner’s grand mythological, apocalyptic vision, Götterdämmerung, takes on a sci-fi-inspired aura …

Houston Symphony’s Spanish program features revived Cello Concerto   – Apr 14, 2017

Guest conductor Kazuki Yamada made his Houston Symphony debut Thursday evening …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 13, 2017

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco scored hundreds of Hollywood movies after coming to the …

Lost concerto’s revival marks the end of a long quest for Houston Symphony cellist – Apr 11, 2017

 In January 1935, cellist Gregor Piatigorsky and Arturo Toscanini offered the …

Bach Society Houston brings “St. John Passion” to vivid life – Apr 10, 2017

J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, spanning three hours and marshaling a …

Prokofiev’s “Cinderella” provides the highlights with Fort Worth Symphony – Apr 08, 2017

Russian violin soloist Alexandra Soumm won an enthusiastic ovation Fridaynight at …

Ehnes provides stellar advocacy for Kernis concerto with Dallas Symphony – Apr 07, 2017
Aaron Jay Kernis’s Violin Concerto, still hot off the press after…
Critic’s Choice – Apr 05, 2017

American composer Aaron Jay Kernis is known for the engaging, eclectic …