Old Is New

Kassandra and The Leader Take On Real World Problems Through Opera

Opera in the Heights’s double bill tackles #MeToo, loss of identity, and climate change.

02/22/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Stratospheric Soul

Nashville Soulster Devon Gilfillian Talks Busting Musical Boxes Ahead of Houston Shows

The Music City up-and-comer's debut album, "Black Hole Rainbow," dropped last month.

02/13/2020 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

Love and Tragedy

Aida Returns to HGO Stage in Modernized Take on Verdi Classic

Tenor Russell Thomas talks the challenges of playing Radames, the opera's warrior romantic lead.

01/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Hear, Hear

Houston Chamber Choir Presents 21st Annual Hear the Future Festival

While the Choir hosts its yearly showcase, its founder and artistic director will be at the Grammys.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

A Love Triangle for the (Modern) Ages

Houston Grand Opera's La Favorite Brings a Favorite Performer Back to the Bayou City

World-renowned mezzo Jamie Barton takes on the title role in the Houston premiere of Donizetti's rarely-performed opera.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

A David and Goliath Story

All Eyes Are On the Chorus in HGO's Saul

The North American premiere requires rare athleticism from the cadre of background players.

10/23/2019 By Holly Beretto

Drama!

Crime and Punishment, According to Verdi

HGO's Rigoletto​ tells the story of revenge gone terribly, horribly wrong.

10/08/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Opera

Tosca Serves Love with a Side of Revenge

A raw, heart-breaking story, the work is a showcase for Puccini’s brilliance.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Grief

You've Lost Your Child to Gun Violence. Now What?

On the Exhale at the Rec Room will explore "a uniquely American crisis."

02/19/2019 By Holly Beretto

history made, history remembered

You Can Watch Gone with the Wind Come Together Live at the ERJCC

Moonlight and Magnolias is the first homegrown production in the J’s theater season in nearly two decades.

02/11/2019 By Holly Beretto

DNA PLAY

Watch the Family Drama of Uncharted Play Out in a Heights Bungalow

A new play from Landing Theatre mixes a sperm-donor surprise and experiential theater.

02/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Color study

The Pearl Fishers Might Be the Most Colorful Opera You'll Ever See

Designer Zandra Rhodes and tenor Lawrence Brownlee tell us about HGO's eye-popping Bizet production.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Opera

Ana María Martínez Returns to HGO to Lead Florencia en el Amazonas

The longtime Houstonian graduates to the title role in this Spanish-language opera.

01/11/2019 By Hannah Che

Opera Time

Ditch the Pearls, Grab the Kids and Head to the Opera

Opera in the Heights will preview its 2017-2018 season with a family-friendly kickoff party Saturday morning.

08/17/2017 By Holly Beretto

Houston Funk

OG Shyne Brings Her Flows to Houston's Anti Party

Phife Dawg's biggest fan talks about her influences ahead of a Saturday show.

06/30/2017 By Camilo Smith

Soundcloud vs. Bandcamp

With Contact, Avery Davis of -Us. is Less Moody and More Fun

The Houston-based electropop artist discusses his new EP ahead of a White Oak Music Hall performance.

06/19/2017 By Catalina Campos

Liszt-alike

Texas Music Festival Kicks Off with Spanish-Speaking Opera's Greatest Star

Andrea Puente Catán on her late husband: “He opened the door for opera that relates to the Spanish-speaking world."

06/06/2017 By Chris Becker

Charity

Mad DASH to Support Citizens for Animal Protection

DASH hosted a preview party showcasing latest products and hottest trends benefitting Citizens for Animal Protection.

05/12/2017 With Paul Belsome IV

The Big Game

What to Watch for in Sunday's Super Bowl

The Houston and Texas connections to look for, plus our prediction for who's going to win it all.

02/03/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto