Fall Arts Guide 2022

Get Tickets Now: Houston's Upcoming Performances Look Spectacular

The upcoming 2022–23 Houston performing arts season shares stories as diverse as the city.

09/15/2022 By Holly Beretto

PERFORMING ARTS

The Houston Grand Opera Announces New Studio Artists

Five new talents join six returning artists in the competitive training program.

05/17/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Spring Arts

Houston's Art Scene This Spring Is Buzzing With Entertainment

Catch a performance of Romeo and Juliet at the Houston Grand Opera or take the kids to a performance of Charlotte’s Web

03/15/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Chris Gray

Performing Arts

Concert of Arias Helps Break the Glass Ceiling for Tomorrow’s Opera Stars

The Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers is set to kick off at the Wortham Theater Center stage.

01/19/2022 By Holly Beretto

Winter Wonderland

Opera Based on Children's Book Makes Its World Premiere

The new production is based on an Ezra Jack Keats book about an African-American character.

12/13/2021 By Holly Beretto

Performing Arts

5 Major Houston Performances Are Ringing in the Holiday Joy

Ready for winter? Houston has lots to offer to get you into the spirit.

12/01/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez

A Night for Celebration

The Houston Grand Opera Returned to the Stage for Its 67th Season

HGO's opening night was a celebration honoring the theater's return, and welcoming the new HGO General Director Khori Dastoor.

10/27/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez Edited by Shelby Stewart

Leadership Change

HGO Names Khori Dastoor New General Director and CEO

Dastoor, who starts January 2022, will be the first woman to hold the role in the Houston company's history.

07/05/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu

Candy Coated

HGO's Hansel and Gretel Takes a Colorful Approach to a Bayou-Set Fairy Tale

The take on Humperdinck’s opera, which is available online through June 27, combines live singing with stunning animated backgrounds.

05/28/2021 By Holly Beretto

Operatic Joy

HGO Announces New Season and a Return of Live Audiences

Included in the upcoming 2021-2022 season is the long-awaited world premiere of "Snowy Day" and a RodeoHouston-inspired chamber opera.

05/11/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Do, Re, Mi

Sing Along to the Sound of Music This Weekend

Houston Grand Opera's outdoor show at TDECU Stadium is bringing "a sense of healing and peace" to fans on Saturday.

05/06/2021 By Holly Beretto

face it 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 26–28

Discover your artistic prowess, visit Spain from your couch, and celebrate Women’s History Month.

03/26/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Musical Tapas

Travel to Spain During Houston Grand Opera's New Concert

"Suite Española: Explorando Iberia," which premieres March 26, highlights zarzuela, or Spanish musical theater, and flamenco.

03/25/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

The Sound of Music

HGO Returns with an Outdoor Performance in May

A family-friendly singalong is heading to TDECU Stadium.

03/11/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Lift every voice and sing

HGO Showcases Three Generations of Black Singers in Giving Voice

Soprano Nicole Heaston talks filming the concert, Covid-19, and her own "Purple Robe Song Series."

01/22/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Hear them roar … sorta

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 22–24

Livestreamed concerts, a short play, and celebrating the best of nature.

01/22/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

luck be your lady this weekend

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 8–10

Concerts, art galleries, and dancing—what more could you want?

01/08/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Snow in Houston?

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Dec 11–13

Holiday concerts, an opera documentary, and Narnia. What more could you want?

12/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Snow Gaze

HGO Brings Wintery Joy to Houston in The Making of the Snowy Day

The new documentary showcases the heart and soul of Ezra Jack Keats’s classic story as well as the challenge of bringing it to the operatic stage.

12/09/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Curtain Call

Managing Director Perryn Leech to Bow out of the Houston Grand Opera in December

Instead of hiring a new managing director, the company will begin its search for a general director.

11/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven