The Bayou City should be proud of our former maestros performing in Europe.
When one powerhouse meets another powerhouse, things usually go bang
Christoph Eschenbach, who headed the Houston Symphony for most of the `90s, has got his own self a new, high-profile job -- leader of the National Symphony in Washington. The Washington Post reports the decision was announced by the Kennedy Center last night. Eschenbach had recently been conductin ... More >>
Musicians and management of the Houston Symphony battle over a budget that won’t stay in the black
Saturday, January 11
Hans Graf is filling some pretty big shoes
OrchestraX's quick success has been its blessing, and its curse
From the Balcony, Kemah Savvy?, Acting in Concert?
Listen to the Music, Still Fuming, Building Bonds
Houston Symphony musicians rate the conductors who dare to replace Eschenbach on the podium
The Houston Symphony opens its new season without a music director, an executive director or a clear vision for the future. Only one thing appears certain: The post-Eschenbach era is going to look a lot different.
HGO stares down all the challenges in its long-awaited Tristan and Isolde
In school, Des Hoebig learned to play an instrument. Now, out in the shady world of big-money dealers, he's learning to buy one.
They cuss. They wear tattoos. They play the cello.
I was young, espresso was exotic, and Dolce and Freddo was the only game in town
HSO proves Fantastique with Berlioz works
Messiah brings a rare opportunity for HSO group
October 8 - 14, 1998
Shaham shines in a salute to American Composers
August 13 - 19, 1998
May 21 - 27, 1998
May 14 - 20, 1998
April 30 - May 6, 1998
April 16 - 22, 1998
March 26-April 1, 1998
John Axelrod has a plan to make classical music hip--and himself hot
HGO adds some electricity to Richard Strauss's erotic opera
1996 Houston Press Music Awards
Der Rosenkavalier will delight the faithful, but won't win any converts