Posted on · Composer Michael Remson introduces us to some of the new art-songs he wrote during the year-long project that saw him concentrating on creating only that type of piece.
Posted on · Three members of the Houston Symphony’s string section play pieces by Antonín Dvorák and Zoltán Kodály, previewing the recital, Bohemian Voices.
Posted on · Cantor Daniel Mutlu and his wife, soprano Nina Faia Mutlu, perform selections by the late Renaissance-Era Italian-Jewish composer Salamone Rossi.
Posted on · Artistic director Brian Connelly and fellow performers from the Context chamber-music series talk about their recital of works by innovative, iconoclastic, early-20th-Century American composers.
Posted on · We meet two of the cast members from the national tour of Peter and the Starcatcher, the play-with-music that tells the story of how an orphan with no name came to be Peter Pan.
Posted on · Choreographer Teresa Chapman and visual artist Lucinda Cobley talk about the collaboration behind Chapman’s new evening-length program of contemporary dance, Shifting Spaces.
Posted on · We herald the opening of the new Houston Grand Opera season with a conversation with mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick and tenor Riccardo Massi. They portray Amneris and Radamès in Verdi's Aida.
Posted on · We chat with Midori, who plays the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Houston Symphony.
Posted on · We talk with conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada about the Houston Symphony concerts he’s conducting as his first appearances with the orchestra since being named its music director-designate.
Posted on · Performers from Music Box Theater give us a sampling of the “country music” chosen for their current contemporary cabaret-and-comedy revue Saloon Songs.
Posted on · Mercury - The Orchestra Redefined previews the ensemble’s upcoming series of Neighborhood Concerts celebrating three of the world’s greatest composers -- Rossini, Mozart and Mendelssohn -- who were also child prodigies.
Posted on · In this episode, composer and pianist Kurt Stallmann talks about the creativity, complexity and beauty packed into Bach's minute-and-a-half-long Two-Part Inventions.
Posted on · Playwright Anna Greenfield talks about her play All Girls, which explores the joys and the pains of being female and 13 in contemporary American society.
Posted on · Playwright Jason Aaron Goldberg talks about The Confessions of Deacon Jim, his new play about a young deputy sheriff who must guard a notorious killer. Wordsmyth Theater Company presents a staged reading of the drama.
Posted on · Photographer and Rice University professor Geoff Winningham discusses the traditions behind Mexico’s annual observance of the Day of the Dead.