classical music

New Director of Houston Symphony Chorus Debuts This Weekend

Longtime director Charles Hausmann hands the reins to his former assistant, Betsy Cook Weber.

11/20/2014 By Michael Hardy

deals

The 10 Best Student Discounts in Houston

Want a $50 season subscription? $10 ballet tickets? You're in luck—if you have a student ID, of course.

11/06/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of Houstonia

100 Things Every Houstonian Must Do

Presenting your local bucket list: 100 things that simply must be done if you’re to experience the unique seductiveness that is Houston.

10/29/2014 By Houstonia Staff

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 24–26

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Houston Symphony Opening Night Concert & Gala

Celebrating the inaugural season of music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada

09/22/2014

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 12–14

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

09/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

HSO

A New Conductor Takes the Baton

Andrés Orozco-Estrada makes his Houston Symphony debut with three weekend events (two of which are free!).

09/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 4–6

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

07/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Classical

Review: Houston Symphony Pops Finishes Season on High Note

Actor Victor Garber helps the orchestra close out its 2013–2014 season in style.

05/26/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Review: Mahler's Eighth Provides Glimpse of Transcendence

With Eschenbach on the podium, the monumental "Symphony of a Thousand" proves the perfect way to end the Houston Symphony's Centennial Season.

05/10/2014 By Sydney Boyd

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 9–11

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

05/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do this weekend

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 21–23

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

03/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 28–March 2

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

02/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Houstonia's Complete Valentine's Day Guide

There's more to V-Day than dinner. From concerts to film screenings, plays to flash mobs, we've got your cultural itinerary.

02/13/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 31–Feb 2

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

01/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

Classical Music

Does Andrés Orozco-Estrada Have Too Many Jobs?

With three other titled positions, how committed to Houston can the incoming Houston Symphony music director be?

01/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Houston Symphony’s Magical Musical Morning

It was a musical morning at the River Oaks Country Club, as donors, kids, and members of the Houston Symphony gathered for Music Matters!

01/06/2014