After 15 years of mixing the sounds and traditions of classical music with those of musical styles from around the world, the Apollo Chamber Players are opting this season for a different focus: as the main concert series’ label puts it, “Silenced Voices.”
For choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, poetry and ballet share a similar terrain.
CREATIVE TEAM JAKE HEGGIE, GENE SCHEER, AND JAWOLE WILLA JO ZOLLAR TAKE ON CIVIL WAR HISTORY IN HOUSTON GRAND OPERA’s ‘INTELLIGENCE’
Jake Heggie visited the Smithsonian Institution a few years ago for a performance of his Iconic Legacies, a song cycle evoking four U.S. first ladies.
In Trilogy, on view at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston through Nov. 26, 2023, Strafer provides a darkly humorous meditation on the human capacity for violence.
Over the span of six months in 2022, Houston sculptor Susan Budge lost her mother, got married, saw her son graduate from high school, built a kiln in a new studio, and was diagnosed with breast cancer.
With the series back to live, in-person readings for over a year now, Inprint executive director, Rich Levy, says the literary-loving audiences have also come back to see and hear from their favorite writers.
Houston’s ROCO chamber orchestra has introduced so many new works, and featured so many composers and performers from diverse backgrounds, that its founder sees no point in reciting the numbers.
While those who are familiar with 20th-century photography know Robert Frank’s body of work, it is less likely they recognize the name Todd Webb. Why are their photographs being shown side by side for the first time?
Houston’s favorite provocateur Toni Leago Valle is back at it this fall with the premiere of 6 Degrees in her latest opus, POP DEMO, which she describes as “a dance/theater experience blending political commentary, offbeat theater, aerial, contemporary dance and visual projections.”
Mario Aschauer, Founder and Artistic Director of Houston’s newest early music ensemble Harmonia Stellarum Houston (HSH), likes to take road trips to look at organs.