Review: Ars Lyrica’s “A Baroque Wedding Feast”
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Review: Ars Lyrica’s “A Baroque Wedding Feast”

The final offering of Ars Lyrica’s tenth-anniversary season was everything promised by its title.

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Sound Dispersion
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Sound Dispersion

SoundSpace is a musical zoo held at the UT’s Blanton Museum of Art showcasing the…

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The Sounding World
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The Sounding World

Hearing Pisaro for the first time felt like hearing Morton Feldman for the first time,…

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Todd Reynolds in Texas
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Todd Reynolds in Texas

Composer, chamber musician, violinist, and improviser Todd Reynolds cannot seem to stay away from Texas.

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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts
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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts

D’JAM Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month
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D’JAM Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s Third Decade of Youthful Beginnings
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SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s Third Decade of Youthful Beginnings

SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s May concert, titled Future, logically concludes the San Antonio-based classical contemporary quartet’s…

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Deep Listening
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Deep Listening

Before there was such a thing as Nameless Sound, Dave Dove had the idea of…

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River of Light
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River of Light

HGOco turns seven years old this year. A scrappy, energetic initiative dedicated to making an…

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A Tale of Two Festivals
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A Tale of Two Festivals

A woman weaves on a loom while fifty amateur violinists and an accordionist surround her…

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No Idea Festival
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No Idea Festival

For the uninitiated, No Idea is a four-day festival of improvised music and performance art…

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eyes on texas performing arts
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eyes on texas performing arts

The Jade Wave
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The Jade Wave

If SXSW were to showcase a classical pianist, it would have to be Jade Simmons,…

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The World Comes to Austin
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The World Comes to Austin

Austin has always taken pride in calling itself the “Live Music Capital of the World,”…

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eyes on texas performing arts
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eyes on texas performing arts

New Opera for a New Millennium
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New Opera for a New Millennium

Latin Songs
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Latin Songs

Houston Chamber Choir presents Todos Unidos – Todos Cantamos: Music of The Americas with María…

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Rising Voices: Ryan McKinny
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Rising Voices: Ryan McKinny

Los Angeles-born and Juilliard-trained baritone Ryan McKinny has made Houston his home. A+C music writer…

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The Art of Remembrance
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The Art of Remembrance

What captured Houston Grand Opera Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers’ imagination as he sat…

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Review:  Apollo Chamber Players
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Review: Apollo Chamber Players

Lately, much energy is devoted to the notion of innovation in the concert hall. Unfortunately,…

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Liminal Space Music & Frame Dance Productions
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Liminal Space Music & Frame Dance Productions

Liminal Space, the contemporary music ensemble spearheaded by guitarist/composer George Heathco and percussionist Luke Hubley,…

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Ars Lyrica Celebrates the New Year
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Ars Lyrica Celebrates the New Year

Ars Lyrica celebrates the New Year by taking a little jaunt to Venice with “Venetian…

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Performania
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Performania

Leading Voices
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Leading Voices

The Austin-based chorus known as Conspirare is quite simply one of the best vocal ensembles…

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Peter Brötzmann and Keiji Haino
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Peter Brötzmann and Keiji Haino

Music to Honor a President
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Music to Honor a President

This month across Texas, performing arts organizations are offering new works and classic favorites to…

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Collaborating in Time
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Collaborating in Time

By now, downtown denizens may have noticed that the Clock Tower at Market Square looks…

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Midori Plays Mendelssohn
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Midori Plays Mendelssohn

As the Houston Symphony proudly marches into its Centennial season, feting past and future music…

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On Gratitude, Texas & More
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On Gratitude, Texas & More

Liam Bonner Returns to HGO IMAGE: Opera singer Liam Bonner. Photo by Melissa Fitzgerald. Baritone…

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Opera Season Opens Across Texas
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Opera Season Opens Across Texas

Texas opera fans need to get out their castanets and start practicing the seguidilla.

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Alive & Well
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Alive & Well

It’s a new era for the Houston Symphony. When Maestro Andrés Orozoco-Estrada mounts the podium…

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Prone to Roam
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Prone to Roam

Artists are leaving Texas, and for good reason. Touring equals two important things for the…

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Walker Lukens, Coming and Going
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Walker Lukens, Coming and Going

IMAGE:  Walker Lukens.  Photo by Lobo Sucio Creative. Walker Lukens is a Houston-born singer-songwriter living…

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MIRÓ QUARTET: A Texas Beethoven Cycle & More
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MIRÓ QUARTET: A Texas Beethoven Cycle & More

When violinist William Fedkenheuer steps onto the stage this month with his colleagues in the…

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Open Season
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Open Season

Eyes on Texas:  Performing Arts (Sep 2013)
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Eyes on Texas: Performing Arts (Sep 2013)

Art show/Model Show is a multi-media, interactive, collaborative performance experiment from Kelli Bland, Meghan Adriel…

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Classic Riffs
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Classic Riffs

years in Fair Park, the Basically Beethoven Festival is moving to the new Dallas City…

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Heavy Metal Jazz
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Heavy Metal Jazz

Internationally acclaimed Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are back on the road…

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Adventurous Programing (Re-)Defined
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Adventurous Programing (Re-)Defined

Houston arts organizations embrace risk and reward In the business of classical music, the subject…

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Housing Your Work
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Housing Your Work

Venue Hunting in Houston When Horse Head Theatre Company performed Stephen Belber’s Fault Lines, which…

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