The Houston Symphony announced its 101st season, dominated by the news of incoming music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, with a live television broadcast and streaming webcast on January 10.
Rex Lewis-Clack has performed professionally since he was eight years old, delighting audiences with his musical ability. But away from the keyboard, Rex, who is blind and autistic, has difficulty carrying on even a basic conversation.
The Ravinia Festival will present a rarity at 6 p.m. on August 20: a piano recital in which the entire second half is devoted to improvisation. Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero will perform works by Brahms and Schumann on the first half, and then take suggestions from the audience of themes on which she will weave her mesmerizing improvisations.