Classical Concert

In Brentano String Quartet’s Art of Fugue, Dance and Music Collide

Da Camera presents Bach's legendary—and incomplete—composition.

02/21/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Preview

Da Camera Presents the Ultimate Chamber Music Duet

New life is brought to the classic genre in this one-of-a-kind concert.

02/14/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Verdi’s Requiem Makes Its Dynamic Debut in Houston

HGO brings this hauntingly-good opera to the Bayou City.

02/13/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Nixon in China Turns 30

Three decades later, HGO's production still strikes a chord with audiences.

01/23/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Striking a Chord

Meet Houston's New Music Ensemble: Loop38

How one group is changing the tune of concert offerings in the Bayou City.

12/26/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Preview

Da Camera Brings a Picasso-Themed Concert to the Menil

Picasso and Music combines the modern artist's works with stirring sounds from composers he inspired.

11/09/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Elixir of Love is a Marvelous Riot

High notes meet belly laughs in this farcical production.

10/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Preview

Ars Lyrica Opens Jephtha This Saturday

The ensemble's new Fables & Follies season brings this stirring—and challenging—masterpiece to the Hobby Center.

10/10/2016 With Sydney Boyd

Bravo!

Peek Inside Houston Grand Opera's New Season

The annual Studio Showcase previewed riveting scores from upcoming performances.

09/12/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Lone Star Lyric Festival Continues to Shine

The annual festival celebrates a decade of world-renowned performances.

06/22/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Classical Music

AFA Receives NEA Grant

A $15,000 grant will help fund the youth education organization's Summer Music Conservatory.

05/23/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

A Carousel for Adults at Wortham

A review of Houston Grand Opera's final show of the season.

04/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Classical

ROCO Ends Its Season On A High Note

The Houston-based chamber orchestra finishes the 2015/2016 season with an original piece from composer Dorothy Gates.

04/08/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Film Festival

Reel To Reel Gets Real at Queer Hippo Festival

The first annual film festival sheds light on gay rights in America.

03/28/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

World Premiere of Prince of Players in March

HGO premieres a story of gender politics in the Shakespearean stage world.

03/02/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Visual Art

A Little Bit Softer Now

Artist Barry Elkanick channels Twombly in his latest exhibit, Please Proceed to the Nearest Exit.

12/31/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

Ho Ho Humbug at Hobby Center

TUTS Underground presents Striking 12, a very un-Christmas Christmas show.

12/14/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Dance

The Company You Keep

Houston City Dance shows life behind the curtain with Password Required.

12/01/2015 By Sydney Boyd