Archive for December, 2017

January 25 – Dec 24, 2017

Houston Symphony
Omer Meir Wellber, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin
Mozart: Overture …

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 …