Category Archives: Concert Reviews

HSO and 007 Electrify Pavilion Audience

My two-decade journalistic journey through the delights of countless varied performances I have enjoyed at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion began when I reviewed the Houston Grand Opera production of Bizet’s CARMEN at the venue back in 1998. In all … Continue reading

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Musical Artistry Prevails on Night of YTA Gala and Concert of Finalists

[Click Any Photo to Enlarge]  There was an atmosphere of celebration last weekend here in Texas. As folks looked forward to the end of winter’s dark days and the arrival of Daylight Savings Time, students and families prepared to welcome … Continue reading

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BROADWAY returns to Houston via The Music Box Theatre

I was just beginning to experience withdrawal symptoms after my recent out-of-town travels, but all is well now following my recent return to The Music Box Theatre for the current delightful production of The Music Box Does Broadway. As soon … Continue reading

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Tony DeSare Dazzles Houston Pops Audience on the Ivories

  They say “seeing is believing,” but for those lucky enough to attend Opening Night of this weekend’s Houston Symphony Pops concert, “I Love a Piano,” the astonishing performance of pop vocalist & pianist, Tony DeSare, seemed to somehow defy … Continue reading

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MUSIC BOX THEATRE JOURNEY’S BACK TO THE 1980’S

Music fans who enjoy science fiction may be reminded of H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” during their next visit to Houston’s popular Music Box Theatre. The company’s current production of “The 80’s Mix Tape Diaries,” delivers a generous musical look … Continue reading

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GLAMOROUS OPENING NIGHT FOR KINGSLEY & HOUSTON SYMPHONY

  It would be a day full of exquisite music. In the afternoon I had the pleasure of viewing a telecast of the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award, a presentation honoring brilliant film composer, John Williams, earlier this summer. … Continue reading

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Music and Youthful Enthusiasm Take Flight on Crighton Stage

On a pleasant Conroe Saturday night last weekend a parade of young area talent was spotlighted at the Crighton Theatre in a show aptly titled, “Come Fly with Me.” Hosting the program was popular local singer/actor, Victor Suarez, who had … Continue reading

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