Read my behind-the-scenes blog about Houston Grand Opera’s costume gurus Norma Cortez and Clair Hummel at Houstonia Magazine.
…At Houston Symphony Orchestra last Thursday night. Read my review at Bachtrack.
I had a lovely chat with composer Gregory Spears about his new opera O Columbia, which you can read at Houstonia Magazine. His first opera–a 2009 premiere I wish I had been at–was based on Willa Cather’s short story “Paul’s Case.” As… Continue Reading
I was so excited to hear Joshua Bell perform, but Stravinsky ended up out-shining him. Read my review at Bachtrack.
Opera in the Heights begins its 20th anniversary season with a new conductor. Read my conversation with Eiki Isomura at Houstonia Magazine.
In New York City for the long weekend: Rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch–talented Justin Craig as Skszp the Music Director makes the show worth it, despite Taye Digg’s attempts to update the title role. More to come.