Spring Arts Guide 2022

Beloved Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada Bids Farewell

The beloved music director is the visionary behind the last eight years at the Houston Symphony.

04/18/2022 By Olivia Florez Alvarez

FAREWELL ANDRÉS

Houston Symphony to Host Festival in Honor of Andrés Orozco-Estrada

The two-week event will pay tribute to the beloved music director’s achievements.

03/04/2022 By Jessica Lodge

On Stage

A Guide to Houston's Top Theater District Spots

The perfect guide to venues offering opera, chamber music, Broadway musicals, and live entertainment in the heart of Downtown.

01/26/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Performing Arts

5 Major Houston Performances Are Ringing in the Holiday Joy

Ready for winter? Houston has lots to offer to get you into the spirit.

12/01/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez

News

Very Artsy News: MFAH’s New Theater, Murals and More

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/30/2021 By Amarie Gipson

News

Very Artsy News: Black Trans Empowerment, Artist Survey and more

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/16/2021 By Amarie Gipson

News

Very Artsy News: Kanye at the Menil, Murals and more

A weekly brief on what’s happening in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/09/2021 By Amarie Gipson

NEWS

Very Artsy News: The Dirty South, Black Panther and more

A weekly brief on what’s trending in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

11/01/2021 By Amarie Gipson

NEWS

Very Artsy News: Houston Symphony, Indian Films and More

A weekly brief on what’s trending in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

10/18/2021 By Amarie Gipson

NEWS

Very Artsy News: Chinati Weekend, EBONY Power 100 and more

A weekly brief on what’s trending in Houston’s arts and culture scene.

10/04/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Prime time

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, September 10-12

Enjoy the sounds of classical music and learn more about Houston's history.

09/10/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Sound of music

Houston Symphony Tickets are Now on Sale for the Fall Season

Here’s what’s happening at the Houston Symphony for the upcoming season.

08/09/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Batons at the Ready

Juraj Valčuha Named New Music Director of Houston Symphony

The Slovak conductor will pick up the baton from outgoing conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada, who enters his final season behind the podium with the Bayou City orchestra this fall.

07/14/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Summer Tunes

Summer Symphony Nights Return to Miller Outdoor Theatre

The Houston Symphony programs on June 10 and June 12 offer a variety of "chamber-like pieces" across different genres.

06/07/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

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

“Fach” you up 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 17–18

Start your Earth Day celebrations early, binge South Asian indie films, and enjoy a live performance of your favorite movie scores. 

04/16/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

face it 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 26–28

Discover your artistic prowess, visit Spain from your couch, and celebrate Women’s History Month.

03/26/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

And a 5, 6, 7, 8

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 5–7

Rewind to the ’60s, become a ballerina for a bit, and jam out to Beethoven and blackbirds (yes, you read that right).

03/05/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Variegated what now? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Feb 5–7

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with the Houston Symphony, shop local Black-owned businesses, and search for rare houseplants.

02/05/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Ahoy, matey

5 Things to Do This Weekend, Jan 29–31 

Finish out the month by exploring Galveston’s historic ships or enjoying some of the best classical music has to offer.

01/29/2021 By Brittany Cristiano