Robi Polgar

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<i>National Geographic: Symphony for Our World</i>
National Geographic: Symphony for Our World
The breathtaking natural history footage combined with live symphonic performance sent a noble message: Save the Earth

Arts, Aug. 2, 2018

Review: 2018 Austin Chamber Music Festival
Review: 2018 Austin Chamber Music Festival
How the Attacca Quartet, Emerson Quartet, and invoke played

Arts, July 17, 2018

Texas Early Music Project's <i>Complaints Through the Ages</i>
Texas Early Music Project's Complaints Through the Ages
This TEMP concert collected brief melodic grievances from across the centuries, half heartfelt, half silly

Arts, April 26, 2018

Golden Hornet Project’s String Quartet Smackdown IV
Golden Hornet’s String Quartet Smackdown IV
In this “hoot” of a competition, every one of the 16 compositions was a gem, but only one was voted the champion

Arts, Feb. 15, 2018

Austin Opera’s <i>Ariadne auf Naxos</i>
Austin Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos
Dude ranch antics make this reimagining of Strauss too busy, but when the music takes center stage, it’s gorgeous

Arts, Feb. 1, 2018

Butler Opera Center's <i>Così fan tutte</i>
Butler Opera Center's Così fan tutte
This production brings Mozart's test of female fidelity into the modern world of Tinder and high finance

Arts, Nov. 2, 2017

Austin Symphony Orchestra: <i>Feast of Voices</i>
Austin Symphony Orchestra: Feast of Voices
The ASO and Chorus Austin combined forces for an evening of music that was gorgeous, sensual, and sometimes hall-shaking

Arts, Oct. 12, 2017

Panoramic Voices' Bach: <i>Mass in B Minor</i>
Panoramic Voices’ Bach: Mass in B Minor
Director Brent Baldwin and his chorus made this work of pure uplift – rousing to sing, delightful to hear – a joy to experience

Arts, Aug. 17, 2017

Austin Chamber Music Festival: St. Lawrence String Quartet
Austin Chamber Music Festival: St. Lawrence String Quartet
This concert was a lesson in active listening from an active, assured, exceptional ensemble

Arts, July 20, 2017

2017 Revel Solstice Festival
2017 Revel Solstice Festival
Two recent concerts in the summer-long fest played up the informality and intimacy of Revel's approach to classical music

Arts, July 13, 2017

Austin Opera's <i>The Daughter of the Regiment</i>
Austin Opera's The Daughter of the Regiment
Just as the young woman of the title is deemed "charming," so too is Donizetti's work in this company's staging

Arts, Feb. 2, 2017

Austin Chamber Music Center's <i>My Life</i>
Austin Chamber Music Center’s My Life
This concert of works by Brahms, Smetana, and Fujiwara contrasted autobiographical stories told within music by young composers and mature ones

Arts, Jan. 26, 2017

<i>Mozart Requiem Undead</i> Receives an Encore
Mozart Requiem Undead Receives an Encore
This Austin-generated reinvention comes to Bass Concert Hall

Arts, Sept. 15, 2016

Chorus Austin's <i>The Witching Hour</i>
The Witching Hour
For this early November concert, conductor Ryan Heller led three dozen singers through works old and new, familiar and obscure, exploring our relationship with death

Arts, Nov. 12, 2015

University of Texas University Orchestra's fall 2015 concert
University of Texas University Orchestra's Fall 2015 Concert
The maiden voyage of the new school year was a pleasure cruise thanks to a program of audience-friendly music and the connection that the students maintain with the crowd

Arts, Oct. 22, 2015

Arts Review
The Marriage of Figaro
Austin Lyric Opera offered something to delight everyone with its funny and excellent 'Marriage of Figaro'

Arts, May 6, 2005

Top 4 Classical Music Forces (and Visual-Art Event) of 2004
Top 4 Classical Music Forces (and Visual-Art Event) of 2004

Arts, Jan. 7, 2005

Arts Review
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre Review

Arts, Oct. 29, 2004

Arts Review
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
As produced by Austin Playhouse, Tennessee Williams' 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' leaps and lands on its feet with aplomb

Arts, Oct. 8, 2004

Arts Review
Austin Symphony Orchestra with Caitlin Tully
Classical music review

Arts, Oct. 1, 2004

Exhibitionism
House Arrest
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, Aug. 13, 2004

Exhibitionism
'New American Talent – The 19th Exhibition'
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, Aug. 6, 2004

Exhibitionism
The Good Woman of Setzuan
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, July 30, 2004

Exhibitionism
'"Jan Heaton: New Watercolors"'
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, July 23, 2004

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, July 16, 2004

Like The Mountains
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, July 9, 2004

Midsummer Night's Renaissance
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, July 2, 2004

The Fever
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, June 25, 2004

The Drawer Boy
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, June 11, 2004

A Night in Vienna
Local Arts Reviews

Arts, May 28, 2004

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