Archive for 2017

Carter leads Fort Worth Symphony in idiomatic Elgar and Vaughan Williams – Nov 11, 2017

Chronologically close, but eons apart stylistically, works of Vaughan Williams, Elgar, …

HGO’s “Glory Denied” proves a visceral triumph in (another) unconventional space – Nov 07, 2017

              Even before Hurricane Harvey forced Houston Grand Opera into the decidedly …

Spectrum musicians make strong impression in varied chamber program – Nov 07, 2017

For over thirty years, members of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra …

Gaffigan makes a mixed impression with DSO in orchestral showpieces – Nov 03, 2017

American guest conductor James Gaffigan barreled through a program of romantic …

Fort Worth Symphony shines brightly in belated Strauss premiere – Oct 30, 2017

         Friday night at Bass Performance Hall, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra …

Resilience Theater proves an ideal space for HGO’s silver-screen “Caesar” – Oct 29, 2017
In a way, Houston Grand Opera’s Resilience Theater is tailor-made for…
Dallas Opera offers a freshly conceived, vocally gleaming take on “Traviata” – Oct 29, 2017

Dallas Opera scored a second major success of the season with …

Shanghai Quartet lights a fire for Chamber Music Houston – Oct 27, 2017

The opening Adagio of Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 1 hinted …

November 24 – Oct 25, 2017

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cellist
Prokofiev: …

Baritone brings power, immediacy to Schubert’s winter journey with Da Camera of Houston – Oct 24, 2017

The protagonist of Franz Schubert’s Winterreise may be the most despondent …