Arts & Culture

Houston Symphony Plays Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4

Posted on · This weekend’s Houston Symphony concerts in Jones Hall feature guest conductor Andrey Boreyko leading the orchestra in performances of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman, and Christopher Rouse’s Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra titled Der gerettete Alberich (Alberich Saved) with soloist Colin Currie.  Listen to the guests talk about this great music.

Arts & Culture

Opera in the Heights’ Don Pasquale

Posted on · Opera in the Heights’ production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale closes its run this weekend with three performances at Lambert Hall.  Two of the principals, soprano Katie Dixon, singing the role of Norina, and baritone Octavio Moreno, Dr. Malatesta, joined St.John Flynn in the Geary Performance Studio to sing and talk about this great opera buffa.

Arts & Culture

Houston New Arts Movement Presents Shostakovich

Posted on · This Saturday at Dowling Music on the Southwest Freeway, the Houston New Arts Movement presents the second of a series of three recitals, collectively titled “Transformation Trilogy,” which explore themes of spiritual metamorphosis and change, as expressed in the chamber music of three masters: Beethoven, Shostakovich and Alfred Schnittke.

Literature

MFAH’s Artful Thursday: Dr. Louis Markos

Posted on · The month's free Artful Thursday program The Foundation of Rome: The Frescoes of the Capitoline Museum is on July 18, 2013, beginning at 6:30 pm in the Caroline Wiess Law Building of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  In anticipation of this, Classical 91.7's Eric Ladau spoke with Dr. Louis Markos, Artful Thursday presenter, Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities, scholar in residence, and professor in English at Houston Baptist University.

Literature

MFAH’s Artful Thursday: Dr. Sarah Kielt Costello

Posted on · The month's free Artful Thursday program Cuneiform in Context is on May 16, 2013, beginning at 6:30 pm in the Caroline Wiess Law Building of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  In anticipation of this, Classical 91.7's Eric Ladau spoke with Dr. Sarah Kielt Costello, Artful Thursday presenter and professor at the University of Houston.