notorious

Ars Lyrica Continues to Stretch Itself with San Giovanni Battista

The early music ensemble will tackle an ambitious Baroque composition this weekend.

03/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

Love is in the Air

Whimsical Wintry Gala Features a Surprise Wedding

Ars Lyrica's Mid-Winter Night's Dream Gala broke a fundraising record, too.

03/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Razzle Dazzle 'Em

Ars Lyrica Toasts 2019 with a Glittering New Year's Eve Gala

As is tradition, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble ushered in the new year with dinner, a Chicago-style show, plenty of bubbly, and a view of the downtown fireworks.

01/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Mother Knows Best

With Agrippina, Ars Lyrica Gets a Handel on Opera

The group presents the Baroque masterpiece for its first full-length opera production.

11/12/2018 By Holly Beretto

Fall Arts Guide 2018

After the Demise of Walter's, the Houston Music Scene Finds Its Way

The Bayou City's most musician-friendly venue is gone now, but we're still looking forward to these local bands and national tours this fall.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Classical Music

Italian Sirens and Other Female Composers Take Center Stage at Ars Lyrica

“Artful Women” brings a celebration of women’s roles in 17th- and 18th-century music.

10/30/2017 By Chris Becker

Windmills!

Review: Ars Lyrica Lends a Musical Tilt to Don Quixote in Season Finale

A sprawling program of period music showcases Cervantes' most enduring work.

05/23/2017 By Doni Wilson

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

Fall Arts Guide 2016

This Fall's Top 10 Concert Tickets to Book Now (While You Still Can!)

From Alabama Shakes to Adele, this season's concert line-up will have you singing along.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music for Millennials

Circle of Fifths Introduces Concert Series for Young Professionals

Five ensembles and chamber music organizations woo the next generation with a collection of performances.

07/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Ars Lyrica

Ars Lyrica Covering Easter at Hobby Center

Early music group Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates Easter with Handel's "Messiah."

03/31/2016 By Leah Rose

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 By Nick Esquer

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Houston

From family fun to fashionable fetes, the city is offering plenty of festive options to send off 2015 in style.

12/24/2015 By Sara Samora

New Year's Eve

Early Music, Late Night

Matthew Dirst's Ars Lyrica rings in 2016 in a very classy way.

12/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

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

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Classical Music

Russian accordions, the Vienna Boys Choir and the all-American Aaron Copland

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 13–15

Featuring Baroque painting, Baroque music, Kinky Boots, and Cirque du Soleil.

02/11/2015 By Michael Hardy

guide

Houston's 5 Best New Year's Eve Parties

There's still time to snag tickets to one of these great events.

12/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy