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

amuck amuck amuck!

Houston’s Halloween 2020 Happenings

From symphony concerts, to family friendly activities, to screenings of "Hocus Pocus," there’s a haunted event for you.

10/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Opera Ennui

HGO Announces Dramatic Cuts to its Staff and Season

The opera is the latest Bayou City arts institution to alter its upcoming performance schedule to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

06/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Review

At Last, a Refreshing Performance of Gershwin’s Piano Concerto

The Houston Symphony gives Gershwin (and Copland) the respect he deserves.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Review

Yefim Bronfman Conquers Rachmaninoff

The Houston Symphony’s opening night concert was an elegant achievement.

09/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Tangle-whomst?!

Texas Music Festival Celebrates Three Decades and Counting

The summertime powerhouse kicks off next week in The Woodlands.

05/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

Classical Music

AFA Receives NEA Grant

A $15,000 grant will help fund the youth education organization's Summer Music Conservatory.

05/23/2016 By Sydney Boyd