Posted on · The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra performs Haydn, Ravel, and Milhaud, with a world premiere by Brad Sayles.
Posted on · The Houston Symphony cellist shares tracks from his new album and takes us behind-the-scenes in the making of it.
Posted on · The orchestra scores the Grammy for Best Opera Recording – a big win for itself, and for the city
Posted on · This week, nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards were announced, and the Houston Symphony made the coveted list
Posted on · The 2015 Houston Cinema Arts Festival gets underway Thursday (Nov. 12, 2015) with a unique competition as a part of the week-long event. The Cinema Arts Society has collaborated with NASA on something called "CineSpace" – it's a competition in which filmmakers have been asked to incorporate actual NASA imagery into their movies. Among the […]
Posted on · The Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance is a non-profit that promotes the clean energy industry in Texas. Starting tomorrow (Nov. 11, 2015), the group hosts GridNEXT, a conference focused on how renewable energy sources can integrate into the current distribution system. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with Mark Sanders, the alliance’s executive […]
Posted on · Karen Stokes Dance Company is partnering with a local composer for an upcoming performance. Sunset at White Oak Bayou will feature music composed by our own Music from the Movies host Brad Sayles. Houston Mattersâ Maggie Martin sat down with Stokes and Sayles to discuss the collaboration. (Image Courtesy: Karen Stokes Dance Company)
Posted on · Jeff Walton has composed music for more than 40 film and television productions, such as Curse of the Puppet Master (1998), The Brotherhood (2001), and Super Shark (2011). While he may not be a household name like John Williams, Hans Zimmer, or Howard Shore, that's probably for one of two reasons: many of his compositions […]
Posted on · It's been mighty serious around here lately. On recent programs, we’ve discussed domestic violence, road rage, political scandals, indictments, murder – all important issues, to be sure. But let's face it, sometimes, the news can be downright depressing. When we last faced a cavalcade of such seriousness, we devoted a portion of a show to […]