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

Opera

Little Prince, Big Dreams

HGO layers on fantasy and illusion with its updated operatic version of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's transcendent tale.

11/30/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Early Music

Homage to the Sun King

Ars Lyrica tips a cap to France's King Louis XIV and his love for the arts.

11/13/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Classical

Understanding Genius

The Elias String Quartet peels back the layers of Beethoven's most revered works.

11/02/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Design

Dreaming Up a Classic

Concept illustrator Carl Sprague leans on tradition for Moscow Ballet's The Nutcracker.

10/27/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Heartbreak Warfare

HGO opens its season with a dramatic duo of shows.

10/15/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

Into The Breach

Classical Theatre Company opens its season with a gender-bending take on Henry V.

10/05/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

From Sketch to Stage

A behind-the-seams look at HGO's costume department

09/24/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Slip The Surly Bonds of Earth

HGO composer Gregory Spears talks his latest piece O Columbia, a tale of discovery and wonderment.

09/15/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Enter Maestro

Opera in the Heights' Eiki Isomura settles in for his first full season as principal conductor.

09/10/2015 By Sydney Boyd

profile

Making Music with Wine Glasses and Washcloths

Innovative percussionist Brandon Bell takes contemporary performance beyond the concert hall.

05/01/2015 By Sydney Boyd