Music

Home Again: Cantare Celebrates Christmas at the MFAH

Posted on · Twice this weekend, Cantare presents its eclectic mix of styles and moods in a concert at the MFAH designed to take you home again for Christmas. The Museum will ring with new settings of well-known carols, motets, and songs in a kaleidoscopic stream designed to delight, amaze and inspire you!  Artistic Director Kevin Riehle talks about the concerts with St.John Flynn.  

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Houston Music Highlight: Mercury – The Orchestra Redefined

Posted on · In this Houston Music Highlight, Mercury—the Orchestra Redefined, under artistic director Antoine Plante, perform the Polonaise from Handel’s Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op. 6, No. 3, from their Handel Opus 6 CD.  Hear Mercury play Christmas concertos by Torelli, Locatelli, Sammartini and Corelli this evening at 8 at Gallery M Squared in the Heights.  

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Gauging the Performing Arts in Houston

Posted on · We take a moment to pay tribute to the late Nelson Mandela. Then we explore the state of the arts in Houston with Jonathon Glus the President of the Houston Arts Alliance, and then welcome your questions for three members of the performing arts community here in Houston: Jennifer Decker, Artistic Director of Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company; Stephanie […]

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Chamber Choir Presents Music To Commemorate JFK Assassination

Posted on · As we near the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the Houston Chamber Choir will perform Requiem for a President at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Houston. The Chamber Choir’s Artistic Director Robert Simpson spoke with Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin about the music they chose to honor President Kennedy’s memory. Event Info: What: Requiem for […]

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Metalachi

Posted on · You know, some things just naturally go together – like peanut butter and jelly, or Houston and traffic, but some things are harder to imagine being combined. Take heavy metal and mariachi bands. It just can’t work. Can it?

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Meta Radio, Episode 6: Announcer Chris Johnson

Posted on · Meta Radio is a completely unofficial, unauthorized look inside of Classical 91.7. Get to know the people who work at your classical radio station! In our sixth episode, we meet Classical 91.7 announcer and producer, Chris Johnson. In this episode, look out for signs from God, pizza, swing dancing, and Weezer.