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A “BRASSY” ENCORE FOR THE MUSIC BOX THEATER

[All Photos by ThePeoplesCritic.com. Click any photo to enlarge] By David Dow Bentley III   “The People’s Critic” If The Music Box Theater was revisiting some familiar territory during this third edition of its seemingly annual show, “KEEP IT BRASSY,” it … 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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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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The Wondrous Blend of Houston Symphony, ABBA, and RAJATON

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com It was a night of music that I dare say will not be soon forgotten by those of us blessed to be in the Jones Hall audience for the Houston Symphony’s celebration of what … Continue reading

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A Houston Symphony Concert Worthy of an OSCAR®

Perfectly timed to coincide with this month’s Hollywood excitement of the Academy Awards ceremony, the recent Houston Symphony concert titled The Oscars®: Best Original Songs was surely an award-winner in the opinion of those fortunate to be in the Jones … Continue reading

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An Extra Special EXTRATERRESTRIAL from Houston Symphony’s “E.T.”

It was an extraordinary one-night-only event at Jones Hall last Thursday when the Houston Symphony took its place on stage below a large movie screen that was about to display a sensational film in a very sensational new way. Fans … 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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