Sam Byrd is a freelance contributor to the Houston Press who loves to take in all of Houston’s sights, sounds, food and fun. He also loves helping others to discover Houston’s rich culture.
8 hours ago | Music
Fresh off releasing its debut album, Visions Take Flight, ROCO's recording's producer Blanton Alspaugh earned a nomination from Grammy voters in the "Producer of the Year, Classical" category. The album was conducted by the Houston-based chamber o...
12 days ago | Music
Houston Symphony premieres Composer-In-Residence Jimmy López Bellido's Symphony No. 2, Ad Astra, on Dec. 5, 7 and 8 at Jones Hall. Commissioned by the Houston Symphony, Ad Astra is the culmination of López' third and final year as composer-in-resi...
29 days ago | Music
Houston Chamber Choir's upcoming performance By Local features five local A-List composers with a diverse program showcasing their immense creative talents this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at South Main Baptist Church.
1 month ago | Music
ROCO's concert Hope for Beauty centers around Bruce Adolphe's "I Too Bleed, and Hope for Beauty," a musical tribute to Alma Rose. The concert takes place at 5 p.m. November 16 at The Church of St. John the Divine, 2450 River Oaks Blvd.
1 month ago | Film and TV
The Force will be strong with the Houston Symphony as it brings the most critically lauded of the Star Wars films to Jones Hall during Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back — in Concert. Audiences can experience this blockbuster film on the big scree...