Paint Job

Making Fast Work of the Houston Symphony

The world’s greatest speed painter plays for a home audience with a unique musical performance this month.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 24–26

Featuring Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Wilco and Sweeney Todd.

04/22/2015 By Michael Hardy

Changes

Houston Symphony Loses Its Concertmaster to the New York Philharmonic

Frank Huang’s appointment also a loss for other local institutions

04/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 19–21

Resistance to the holiday spirit is futile.

12/17/2014 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

Best of 2014

The Top 5 Classical Music Concerts of 2014

How many did you hear?

12/02/2014 By Sydney Boyd

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

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

picks

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

Picks

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

Picks

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

Picks

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

Picks

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