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artiFACTS: April 2012

With the addition of the tagline, “the orchestra redefined,” Mercury Baroque is changing its name to Mercury. The orchestra’s repertoire has expanded in recent seasons to include works outside of the Baroque era [...]...

Review: Cinderella

You know right away you are in fresh take on a classic fairy tale when you find out that Cinderella’s mother leads a group of zomberinas. Stanton Welch’s “Cinderella” is a triumph on several levels. From the first few notes of [...]...

Review: “A Separation”

“A Separation,” Asghar Farhadi’s latest moral drama, is a painful, compassionate, and powerful film. Farhadi dissolves the traditional notions of good and evil, and dives into the complicated and messy subjectivity of truth and morality [...]...

Review: Gallim Dance

Lush, fierce dancing punctuated with thrilling bouts of kinetic wit characterized Gallim Dance’s performance as the highlight event of the Jewish Community Center’s annual winter festival known as Dance Month [...]...

Review: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

It is a rare occasion when Houston music lovers have the opportunity to enjoy a world premiere on an orchestral program. However, with its most recent concert featuring a brand new work by Paul English, the River Oaks [...]...