Performing arts

Houston Pianist Joseph Fuller Details His Latest Album, 'Reflections of Tomorrow'

The entertainers new album, Reflections of Tomorrow” explores grief, healing, love and happiness.

09/23/2021 By Shelby Stewart

No Haydn This

Ars Lyrica Reveals 2021–2022 Season of Turning Points

The Houston early music ensemble’s new season, which begins September 24, will bring us the best of Baroque from Bach to Handel to Purcell.

07/15/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Music to Our Ears

Da Camera Bringing In-Person Concerts Back to Halls Around the City

The jam-packed season of chamber and jazz concerts kicks off on October 29.

07/01/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Bettin' on Beethoven

Itzhak Perlman Talks Beethoven Ahead of Houston Symphony Concert

The living legend of the violin comes to the Bayou City for his first concert as artistic partner of the Symphony May 22–23.

05/19/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Curtain Up

SPA Brings Live Shows Back with an A-List Lineup

This season's schedule includes visits from Neil deGrasse Tyson, Black Violin, David Sedaris, Jeff Goldblum, and so many more.

04/22/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Musical Tapas

Travel to Spain During Houston Grand Opera's New Concert

"Suite Española: Explorando Iberia," which premieres March 26, highlights zarzuela, or Spanish musical theater, and flamenco.

03/25/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Murder, Marty, and Meditation

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 24-26

This weekend's events are a real hoot.

07/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Twirl and Whirl

5 Virtual Things To Do in Houston This Weekend, July 17-19

There’s plenty happening in the Bayou City’s online arts world. So, stay inside.

07/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Music and Mania

Houston Symphony’s New Schumann Festival Explores the Composer’s Genius and Mental Illness

The two-week festival features concerts, lectures, and tours.

02/05/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

A Little Night Music

Emanuel Ax and Fabien Gabel Are Ready to Rock the Houston Symphony

The famed musicians are set to offer up Beethoven, Brahms, and some less standard works.

11/15/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

🏜🌵🏜

The Legend of Big Bend Brings West Texas to Discovery Green

A Prairie Home Companion with a Texas twist, this program from Indie classical group Montopolis tells the stories and myths of our rugged state.

09/20/2019 By Holly Beretto

Review

Yefim Bronfman Conquers Rachmaninoff

The Houston Symphony’s opening night concert was an elegant achievement.

09/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Natural sound

You Must Experience the Environmental Wonder of Inuksuit

Melding music, nature, and place, John Luther Adams's monumental percussion work comes to Rice this Saturday.

02/13/2019 By Hannah Che

ice cold

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 14–16

Shopping, season's greetings, and "hallucinatory" events.

12/13/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Concerts

An Orchestra Where Female Composers Are the Rule, Not the Exception

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents two programs focused on works by women.

11/15/2018 By Holly Beretto

Oktober surprise

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 28–30

Festival season has arrived.

09/27/2018 By Morgan Kinney

criss cross

Creative Combinations: Sarah Rothenberg Looks Back at 25 Years with Da Camera

Ahead of the chamber group's season opener, the artistic director lays out the coincidences and quirks of her quarter century at the helm.

09/26/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

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