Archive for January, 2018

Worthy cast vies with distractions in HGO’s overcaffeinated “Barber” – Jan 27, 2018

As the antics of The Barber of Seville approach their climax, …

February 26 – Jan 25, 2018

Dallas Chamber Music Society
Elias String Quartet
7:30 p.m. Caruth Auditorium, …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 25, 2018

 

Rossini’s Barber of Seville returns to Houston Grand Opera this …

Violinist Stefan Jackiw works hard to bring out the grit and nostalgia of Charles Ives – Jan 22, 2018

Charles Ives is still a problem.

Our current era accepts and …

Goerke and colleagues put across the violent intensity of HGO’s “Elektra” – Jan 20, 2018

Christine Goerke’s stint as Brünnhilde in Houston Grand Opera’s staging of …

Runnicles makes an impressive showing in thought-provoking DSO program – Jan 19, 2018

The opening exclamation of Beethoven’s Overture to Fidelio launched a superbly …

“Dutchman,” “Pearl Fishers” and a Mozartian premiere in Houston Grand Opera’s 2018-19 season – Jan 19, 2018

Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman will sail into Houston after a …

Critic’s Choice – Jan 17, 2018

Completing its four-year traversal of Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelung …

Dallas Choral Festival soars with sacred music of Howells and Poulenc – Jan 15, 2018

Two rarely performed twentieth-century choral works were heard Sunday afternoon at …

Voices of Change serves up a bracing mix of international rarities – Jan 15, 2018

The ever-fascinating Voices of Change, dedicated to the music of our …