Opera

Review: The Abduction from the Seraglio Seals an Excellent Season at Houston Grand Opera

Mozart's classic work concludes the season on a high—and hilarious—note.

05/01/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Review: Houston Grand Opera's Götterdämmerung is a Masterful Tour de Force

HGO concludes the fourth and final installment of the Der Ring des Nibelungen series with epic performances.

04/24/2017 By Sydney Boyd

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Opera

HGO's World Premiere of Some Light Emerges Is Inspired by the Rothko Chapel

The new opera by Pulitzer prize winner Mark Campbell highlights philanthropist Dominique de Menil.

02/28/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Verdi’s Requiem Makes Its Dynamic Debut in Houston

HGO brings this hauntingly-good opera to the Bayou City.

02/13/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Nixon in China Turns 30

Three decades later, HGO's production still strikes a chord with audiences.

01/23/2017 By Sydney Boyd

H-Town Picks

Top 5 Houston Happenings in January

See why 2017 is off to a great start.

01/02/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

HGO Debuts an Operatic Version of It’s a Wonderful Life

The classic holiday tearjerker premieres at the Houston Grand Opera this month.

11/21/2016 By Steve Jansen

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Elixir of Love is a Marvelous Riot

High notes meet belly laughs in this farcical production.

10/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Shop Outside the Box

Houston Grand Opera's Costume Sale Will Make Your Closet Sing

Did we hear someone say they were looking for a “Tragic Murder Clown” Halloween costume?

10/04/2016 By Julai Whipple

Bravo!

Peek Inside Houston Grand Opera's New Season

The annual Studio Showcase previewed riveting scores from upcoming performances.

09/12/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Opera

A Historic Court Case Freed A Slave and Now Turns To Chamber Opera

The Houston Grand Opera premieres What Wings They Were: The Case of Emeline for free this weekend.

04/29/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Opera

A Carousel for Adults at Wortham

A review of Houston Grand Opera's final show of the season.

04/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Houston Grand Opera Nears the End of The Ring Cycle

The third opera in Wagner's famed narrative focuses on the story of Siegfried.

04/15/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Opera

World Premiere of Prince of Players in March

HGO premieres a story of gender politics in the Shakespearean stage world.

03/02/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer