Archive for 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 […]

With van Zweden’s return and Weilerstein as soloist, Dallas Symphony is in top form – Nov 25, 2017

Jaap van Zweden returned to the podium of the Dallas Symphony […]

December 31 – Nov 22, 2017

Dallas Bach Society James Richman, conductor J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (complete) […]

Opera in Concert’s scholastic double bill proves a comic gem – Nov 18, 2017

If you didn’t quite know what to expect from a concert […]

Orozco-Estrada leads Houston Symphony in a journey from Ives to Rachmaninoff – Nov 18, 2017

The Houston Symphony jumped from the divine to the diabolical Friday […]