Category Archives: Concert Reviews

A Symphonic Tour of Europe from Rick Steves & Houston Symphony

  It was like an exquisite fairytale tour of the continent for lucky audiences at last weekend’s Houston Symphony concert titled, “Rick Steves’ Europe: A Symphonic Journey.” A full house packed Jones Hall, and with top ticket prices above one … Continue reading

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Houston Symphony Commemorates the Heroes of 9/11 and Beyond

[All photos courtesy of Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Click any photo to enlarge.] By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” Aptly titled A SYMPHONY OF HEROES, the Houston Symphony’s recent concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on the … Continue reading

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Swinging SATCHMO Celebration from Anderson Twins & Friends

BY DAVID DOW BENTLEY III    “The People’s Critic” It seems to be becoming an annual musical celebration of the end summer as brilliant jazz musicians, Peter and Will Anderson, hold forth at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre in Manhattan’s Symphony … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Bublé Wows New York Fans at The Garden

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III – “The People’s Critic” [All photos property of ThePeoplesCritic.com  Click any photo to enlarge] As the full-house crowd at Madison Square Garden eagerly awaited last Wednesday evening’s arrival of the star, the American flag hung … Continue reading

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Krajewski Returns Amid Musical & Acrobatic Splendor at Jones Hall

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III “The People’s Critic” Photos: Chris Gray/Cirque de la Symphonie [Click any photo to enlarge]   The fun at Houston Symphony’s Jones Hall began as soon as much-loved conductor, Michael Krajewski, walked to the podium, as … Continue reading

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“13” is a Lucky Number for Houston’s LoneStarLyric

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” It is hard to believe it is the better part of two decades since I first had the pleasure of hearing talented soprano, Kelli Estes, as she performed in New York City. … Continue reading

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Mystical Manifestation of SINATRA at Woodlands Pavilion

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” They say that “seeing is believing,” but there are magical times when that old saying seems dramatically challenged. Such was the case last Saturday night when a unique concert titled “FRANK. The … Continue reading

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