Archive for 2017

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 […]

A young violinist makes a fine showing in the Las Colinas Symphony’s trip to Vienna – Oct 22, 2017

A young and — until now — largely invisible member of […]

A hardy Houston Grand Opera opens season with a retooled “Traviata” – Oct 21, 2017

Getting to the opening night of Houston Grand Opera’s season was […]

Thrilling vocalism opens Dallas Opera season with “Samson et Dalila” – Oct 21, 2017

It’s hard to imagine a way in which opening night of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]