Performances

Heras-Casado leans toward the loud side of Debussy and Ravel with DSO – Oct 20, 2017

A concert made up entirely of works of Debussy and Ravel—as …

Mazzoli work highlights season opener for Voices of Change – Oct 09, 2017

American composer Missy Mazzoli’s Set That on Fire provided the provocative …

Mercury brings Classical clarity to two Romantic symphonies – Oct 08, 2017

Here’s how far Houston’s Mercury period-instrument orchestra has evolved since its …

Conductor Abrams has a mixed night of multitasking with Fort Worth Symphony – Oct 07, 2017

Mozart conducted from the keyboard. It is standard practice in some …

Feddeck makes a case for DSO short list with rescue of Beethoven program – Sep 29, 2017

Any all-Beethoven concert contains potential pitfalls and rewards. The program offered …

Houston Symphony finds a congenial home for belated opening concert – Sep 15, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey’s flooding forced the Houston Symphony to cancel the …

Van Zweden opens final DSO season with dark, somber program – Sep 15, 2017

A largely somber atmosphere, provided by music of Mahler and the …

Mitchell conducts a vivid program at Texas Music Festival – Jun 25, 2017

The Texas Music Festival gives college and conservatory students a glimpse …

Young players show their mettle at Texas Music Festival – Jun 18, 2017

Every June, the Texas Music Festival gives young instrumentalists from colleges …

Cliburn Finals: Round 4 – Jun 10, 2017

Finalist Rachel Cheung struck off the beaten path for her final …