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

Hear them roar … sorta

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 22–24

Livestreamed concerts, a short play, and celebrating the best of nature.

01/22/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

luck be your lady this weekend

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 8–10

Concerts, art galleries, and dancing—what more could you want?

01/08/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Boo!

5(ish) Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 30-Nov 1

No tricks, just treats, on this list.

10/30/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Cowboy Men

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 18–20

All the world's a stage when you can livestream.

09/18/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Small steps

Houston Will Begin Allowing Some Live Events Again

The decision comes after a significant drop in the city's Covid-19 positivity rate.

09/09/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Hello, Fall Arts

Arts News: Bun B Performing in Tito’s Made to Order Music Festival

Plus a TUTS webcast series, socially distanced concerts at The Rustic, the kickoff of Houston Symphony’s season, and the city’s first Black-owned drive-in.

09/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

There's No Place Like Home

Houston Symphony Extends Its Livestream Music Series

The hour-long performances will feature repertoire not often performed during the orchestra's regular programing.

08/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Click 4 Art

5 Virtual Things To Do in Houston This Weekend, July 10-12

We've got nightclub dancing, author engagements, and movies, plus an offering from the Bard—and you don't even have to put on pants to participate.

07/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven

5 Things: The "Sort Of Return to Normal" Edition

5 Houston Arts & Culture Activities You Can Enjoy Online This Weekend

Classical music, tiny dances, and lots of chalk.

05/01/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Cit of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: Asia

Nine immigrants from all across Asia share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, Jeff Balke, and Catherine Matusow

On the town

What to Do and See This Month, From Post Malone to Paw Patrol

Plus, Whitney Cummings and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray