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Critic’s Choice for 2018-19 season – Sep 03, 2018

All-Rachmaninoff evening with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Cliburn Foundation. October …

Monastyrska finds strength in challenging role of Norma – Apr 24, 2018

Liudmyla Monastyrska specializes in Italian opera’s soprano fireballs. Lady Macbeth from …

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 …

Top Ten Performances of 2017 – Dec 21, 2017

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

After the deluge: How Houston Grand Opera converted a convention center into an opera house – Oct 18, 2017

A few steps from the platform where her production of Verdi’s …

Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 season – Aug 25, 2017

Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Mahler and Stucky. …

Reflections on the 2017 Cliburn Competiton – Jun 10, 2017

Friday night’s scintillating performance of Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto provided the …

How these six pianists made it to the Cliburn Competition finals – Jun 06, 2017

The Van Cliburn jury clearly opted for a wide range of …

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 …

HGO revisits Adams’ “Nixon in China” to mark 30th anniversary of Houston premiere – Jan 18, 2017

When Nixon in China was heard in its world premiere at …