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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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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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TOMMY TUNE AWARDS: Young Actors Shine As Two Head For Broadway

 www.HereHouston.com_May 2, 2012 Published in 1940, the title of a Thomas Wolfe novel suggests “You Can’t Go Home Again.” But perhaps you can. It was a homecoming of sorts at the recent 10th anniversary Tommy Tune Awards presented in the … Continue reading

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Everyone’s A Winner at Tommy Tune Awards

As I begin this report on one of the most delightful celebrations of musical theatre that has ever graced a Houston stage, I can only hope to bring the kind of skill to my task that was so abundant at … Continue reading

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Ying Fu “Sweeps” 2011 YTA Competition

            The always-elegant Young Texas Artists Music Competition began with a very special elegance on Thursday evening March 10th, just days before last weekend’s impressive final night of the contest. That Thursday special event was the traditional “Dinner on the … Continue reading

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