“Making Music with Wine Glasses and Washcloths.” Brandon Bell and Da Camera’s Young Artist Concert Series “Stop, Look, and Listen!” concert May 9.
Bonnie Tyler’s “I Need a Hero” should be a pre-requisite for anyone going to this opera. Read my review of Houston Grand Opera’s production of Die Walküre at Houstonia Magazine.
…And Augustin Hadelich, playing Bartók’s second violin concerto, took the cake. Read my review at Bachtrack.
An invigorating trio of Ives, Copland and Dvořák at Houston Symphony Orchestra this weekend, with soloist Martin Fröst, in his HSO debut, leaving a deep impression. Read my review at Bachtrack.
It was a slow night of Hindemith, Saint-Saëns, and Schumann at Jones Hall on Friday. Read my review at Bachtrack.
“I must win the loyalty of my people through love,” sings the beneficent Tito in Act Two of Mozart’s rarely performed opera La Clemenza di Tito. Opera in the Heights bravely took on this neglected late opera and performed… Continue Reading
Two phenomenal artists are coming together on Tuesday night in a concert filled with Britten and Dowland song cycles. Nicholas Phan, a spectacular tenor, is no stranger to Houston. From 2002-2005, Phan was a Houston Grand Opera Studio Artist.… Continue Reading
HGO premieres A Christmas Carol with music by Iain Bell and libretto by Simon Callow. It is the worst kind of bad–a boring bad. Read my review at Houstonia Magazine. In happier holiday news, read my Top 5 classical and… Continue Reading
Houston Symphony presents a moving program of fateful works from Beethoven and Brahms to Mozart’s Requiem. Read my review at Bachtrack.
A vanilla production of Mozart’s very fine Cosi, except for one refreshing accident! Read my review at Houstonia Magazine.