Elias Quartet

In Aldous Huxley’s Point Counter Point (1928) a character attempts to use Beethoven’s String Quartet no. 15, Opus 132 as a scientific proof of God’s existence. Characters huddle around a gramophone and imagine heaven itself in the elongated notes simultaneously “hanging”… Continue Reading

Lully the Bully

Ars Lyrica is putting on a rare concert of early French chamber operas Nov 20. A collaboration with the New York Baroque Dance Company, it’s a show we won’t see again soon in Houston. Read my preview at Houstonia.