Category Archives: Montgomery County Performing Arts Society

YOUNG TEXAS ARTISTS Celebrated with Bach, Beethoven & Barbecue

[Click any photo to enlarge] There are those rare occasions in life when it seems the stars are fully in alignment. Such was the case on Saturday night last weekend in Conroe, Texas, when after a soaking week of much … Continue reading

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Intimacy and Steve Lippia Triumph in MCPAS Celebration of SINATRA

I had a wonderful surprise last Saturday night at Conroe’s elegant Crighton Theatre. It had been just exactly one week since my reviewing a sensational Sinatra Centennial concert at Houston’s Jones Hall when the orchestra’s very special guest vocalists were … Continue reading

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Excellence Abounds at YTA Concert of Finalists

As the Young Texas Artists music competition entered its fourth decade of showcasing the very finest of our state’s young, classical musicians, it would be no surprise that last Saturday night’s eight 2015 finalists would epitomize musical excellence for the … Continue reading

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30th Annual YTA Concert of Finalists Highlights MCPAS Season

Last Saturday night there was a Texas-style barbeque worthy of a scene in the classic motion picture, “Giant,” but it was so much more than that. One could sense the presence of both the new money and the old under … Continue reading

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