Archive for October, 2019

Dallas Opera’s “Golden Cockerel” offers visual and vocal delights – Oct 31, 2019

Dallas Opera’s current production of The Golden Cockerel is enchanting both in its […]

November 29 – Oct 29, 2019

Houston Symphony Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor Miah Persson, soprano Strauss: Death and […]

Wagner outdoes Beethoven in Janowski’s Houston Symphony turn – Oct 27, 2019

Jones Hall was a soloist-free zone during the Houston Symphony’s concert […]

HGO presents Handel’s “Saul” with modern soul in stylized staging – Oct 26, 2019

As the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra zips through the Overture to […]

Delightful staging, mixed singing in Dallas Opera’s “Magic Flute” – Oct 21, 2019

Mozart’s The Magic Flute, is a delightful though somewhat incoherent romp as […]

A stellar cast carries Houston Grand Opera’s flashy gangland “Rigoletto” – Oct 19, 2019

By updating Rigoletto to the 1920s or ’30s, stage director Tomer […]

Dvořák’s towering Cello Concerto gets a fresh reading from DSO and Schmidt – Oct 18, 2019

The literature for solo cello and orchestra is not as large […]

Yang’s Tchaikovsky lights up Dallas Symphony concert – Oct 11, 2019

There has been much debate about the artistic merits of Tchaikovsky’s […]

Druids and dark fables reign in compelling choral rarities from Houston Symphony – Oct 05, 2019

Andrés Orozco-Estrada takes more interest than many conductors in the byways […]