Old Is New

Kassandra and The Leader Take On Real World Problems Through Opera

Opera in the Heights’s double bill tackles #MeToo, loss of identity, and climate change.

02/22/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Howdy, comrade

New Opera Tells Story Of Russian Politician Boris Yeltsin's 1989 Trip to Randalls

The future president wasn't impressed by the Statue of Liberty or NASA, but the Houston-based grocery store chain left him in awe.

01/30/2020 By Chris Gray

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Goya to Celine Dion

Plus Whiskey Myers and Ann Curry.

01/30/2020 Edited by Chris Gray

Preview

Opera in the Heights Offers a Beloved Story for the Christmas Season

Amahl and the Night Visitors get a visit from the Magi.

12/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Opera

Tosca Serves Love with a Side of Revenge

A raw, heart-breaking story, the work is a showcase for Puccini’s brilliance.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Opera

At Houston Grand Opera, Ensuring There Are No Bad Hair Days

Plus, four outstanding operas to take in this fall.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Preview

Madama Butterfly and Miss Saigon Bring Twice the Passion to Houston Stages

Houston audiences can see two different versions of the Madame Butterfly story in the next three weeks.

04/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

Daddy Day Care

Of Fathers and Daughter

Opera in the Heights opens the season with Daughter of the Regiment.

09/19/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mix and match

What If There Were a ClassPass for the Arts?

A revamped subscription platform may be the best way for Houston arts lovers to sample the scene.

09/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

HBD to DG

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 13–15

On tap: Art cars roll into town, pop-tastic jazz, and a Discovery Green coming-of-age celebration.

04/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Opera Time

Ditch the Pearls, Grab the Kids and Head to the Opera

Opera in the Heights will preview its 2017-2018 season with a family-friendly kickoff party Saturday morning.

08/17/2017 By Holly Beretto

Feb 3—5

5 Events This Weekend That Have Nothing to Do With the Super Bowl

Rather pass on the Big Game and related events? We've got you covered.

02/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Opera

Opera in the Heights Takes on the Greek

This opera puts an artsy spin on its season-ending production, Orfeo ed Euridice.

04/07/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Opera

Opera in the Heights Juggles Two Shows In One

A behind-the-scenes look at the creative set design of OH's double-header The Medium and The Telephone.

10/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Opera

Enter Maestro

Opera in the Heights' Eiki Isomura settles in for his first full season as principal conductor.

09/10/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Dance/Opera

Tons of Tchaikovsky, dueling Manons and Carmen gets stripped down

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

investigation

What the Hell's Going On at Opera in the Heights?

Gossip, accusations, conspiracy theories, a high mortality rate. Is this opera or real life?

02/12/2015 By Sydney Boyd

promotion

Never Seen an Opera? Maybe a Half-Price Ticket Will Change Your Mind

The deal is for first-time operagoers only.

01/20/2015 By Michael Hardy

opera

Opera in the Heights Fires Artistic Director, Announces New Direction

Where does Houston's regional opera company go from here?

12/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of 2014

The Top 5 Operas of 2014

From Wagner to Verdi to Humperdinck, it was a very good year indeed.

12/04/2014 By Sydney Boyd