Madame Butterfly with Houston Grand Opera

Houston Grand Opera gives a stunning performance of Madame Butterfly. Madame Butterfly is a heartrending tale of a forlorn Japanese wife whose carousing naval husband returns to the U.S. and marries another. Puccini’s score poignantly punctuates the story. Cio-Cio-San is …

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Carmen at the Houston Grand Opera

When Georges Bizet composed the music for his opera, Carmen in 1874, he had no idea that it would become one of the world’s most famous operas. As a matter of fact, he considered it to be a flop. Yet …

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Rigoletto – Houston Grand Opera

“Rigoletto” may have been an inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock with its twist ending. The evolving story of an elegant duke with his uncontrollable sexual appetite and the court jester with his beautiful sheltered and untouched daughter provides just the type …

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The Passenger – Houston Grand Opera

The “Passenger” is an opera that is beautifully presented by music and voice, and tells a story that needs to continually be told. The atrocities of World War II are slowly fading away and completely dismissed by some societies. The …

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Houston Grand Opera’s Aida Is Spectacular

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Before you do anything else today, you must contact Houston Grand Opera and procure your tickets to Verdi’s Aida. It is opera at its finest. HGO, celebrating Verdi’s 200th birthday this year, opened the season with a spectacular production of …

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Cruzar la Cara de la Luna

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OH MY! “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna”, takes you on an emotional trip through the life of a Mexican immigrant passing through the porous Texas border, and his attempt to make a better life for his family. It is …

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Houston Grand Opera

Houston Grand Opera Opened October 19; Starry Season’s Expanded Offerings include World Premieres Houston, TX — Oct. 22, 2012: Houston Grand Opera opened its 2012-13 season in grand style on October 19, with a brand-new production of Puccini’s La bohème …

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Mary Stuart at the Houston Grand Opera

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From April 21, 2012-May 4, 2012, the Houston Grand Opera nears the end of another amazing season with Mary Stuart. Mary Stuart is a riveting tale of female animosity and the triumph of a loving heart even in death. It …

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Mary Stuart at Houston Grand Opera

Gaetano Donizetti Mary Stuart APRIL 21 – MAY 4, 2012 Houston Grand Opera’s spring season finishes with Gaetano Donizetti’s historic and tragic opera Mary Stuart. Starring a powerhouse trio of North American singers — Joyce DiDonato, Katie Van Kooten and …

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Don Carlos Receives A Standing Ovation At The Wortham

Giuseppe Verdi’s opera, Don Carlos, was brilliantly performed by the Welsh National Opera and Canadian Opera Company, and presented by the Houston Grand Opera at the Wortham Center. Friday night’s opening performance kept us spellbound for four hours of continuous …

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