Art on the Go
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Art on the Go

Music in Houston: Playing Well Together
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Music in Houston: Playing Well Together

If you are worried about classical music dying off, chances are good that you are…

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Turnaround Artists
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Turnaround Artists

Classical and Folkloric Fuse in Houston
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Classical and Folkloric Fuse in Houston

Houston's Apollo Chamber Players swoop into their sixth season with Ancestral Voices

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Wildcatting The Chamber Orchestra
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Wildcatting The Chamber Orchestra

Juilliard-trained oboist Alecia Lawyer still admits to feeling amazement whenever she sees a real estate…

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The Miró Quartet Opens the Chamber Music Houston Season
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The Miró Quartet Opens the Chamber Music Houston Season

Opening the Chamber Music Houston Season for the second year in a row, The Miró…

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A Big Little Show
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A Big Little Show

Fantastic Mr. Fox, a captivating and witty show with a sense of humor and sophistication,…

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Five Experimental Performances to Catch this September
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Five Experimental Performances to Catch this September

Experimental, multi-disciplinary, genre mash-ups, or downright hard to explain, call it what you will, there…

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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts
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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts

Performania:  New Building Bliss
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Performania: New Building Bliss

IMAGE ABOVE: Johnny Brantley III, Gabriel Bernal, Tim Heller and Gino Chaviano in Anything Goes,…

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16 Spring Season Standouts
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16 Spring Season Standouts

As the season draws to a close in Houston (and occasionally elsewhere in Texas) and…

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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts
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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts

Jazz on Film Returns to the MFAH
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Jazz on Film Returns to the MFAH

Music is its own language. It has its own rules and processes of breaking those…

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Summer Music
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Summer Music

The celebratory spirit of The Texas Music Festival, May 30-June 28, is infectious.

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Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival
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Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival

New Mexico’s annual Currents International New Media Festival, June 13-29, now in its fifth year,…

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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