The words, and the music that gave it voltage, burned, leaving a searing mark on the audience at Matchbox 4 during (M)iyamoto is Black Enough’s Oct 14th performance, presented by Aperio, Music of the Americas.
Against significant odds--flood damage at the Hobby Center and other Theater District performing arts venues, coupled with the personal losses suffered by many musicians during Hurricane Harvey-- Aperio's season opening concert, an all-Philip Glass affair, took place at Zilkha Hall Saturday night (Sept. 9).
Texas composers have a champion in Chad Robinson, founder and artistic director of Texas New Music Ensemble (TNME). Concluding its 4th season, TNME will highlight its unique mission and growing accomplishments with its annual celebratory summer concert on Aug. 12th at MATCH.
For one week each June, the picturesque South Texas city of Victoria, population 65,000, rolls out its red carpet and welcomes some of the finest professional musicians from around the country to take part in the Victoria Bach Festival (VBF).
Iberian monophony, Notre Dame polyphony, Medieval mystery plays, Renaissance madrigals, Baroque operas, French virelai, Spanish villancico, Italian frottola, Scottish ballades, Sephardic love songs, and much more—early music encompasses a dazzling wealth of forms and styles.
Houston Grand Opera has done it! The realization of Richard Wagner's epic Ring Cycle, the single most challenging and monumental artistic undertaking in the opera company's history, culminated with full force in the cathartic fourth and final installment Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods).