Monthly Archives: April 2015

TOMMY TUNE AWARDS : “The Biggest Celebration”

Whenever he was distressed about disturbing current events in the news, it was not uncommon for my late father to announce, “The world is going to hell in a handbasket!” If he could have been with me for the recent … Continue reading

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Houston Symphony plus Peking Acrobats=Pure Magic

  For the orchestra’s part, musical selections accompanying the acrobatics included exciting performances of Falla’s Ritual Fire Dance, Wagner’s The Ride of the Valkyries, Elgar’s Enigma Variations, and Khachaturian’s Suite from Masquerade, all under the able baton of conductor, Robert … Continue reading

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Energy & Romance Propel MAMMA MIA! Skyward Once Again

It seemed more like attending some grand and joyous party than it did attending a run-of-the-mill musical. The fun began right in the elevator that took my guest and me up to the orchestra level of the Sarofim Theatre in … Continue reading

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