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

Culture Compass

Hand to God—These Are This Season's Can't-Miss Performances

Christian puppets gone rogue head home to Houston, plus 14 other plays, operas and ballets you'll want to book now.

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

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

From Novel to Opera: Catch Anna Karenina This Weekend

The classic Russian drama makes perfect sense on an opera stage—like the one at Moores Opera Center.

04/06/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 8–10

The annual Art Car Parade rolls through downtown, the Symphony plays Boléro, Moores Opera Center's Anna Karenina, comedian Ron White and singer Tori Kelly at Retention Music Center.

04/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

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

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

Heartbreak Warfare

HGO opens its season with a dramatic duo of shows.

10/15/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Costume Design

The Character of Cloth

Houston Grand Opera teams with Arts Brookfield for an intimate look at the art of costume design

09/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

From Sketch to Stage

A behind-the-seams look at HGO's costume department

09/24/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 25-27

Rice University Undergraduate Opera Workshop, METdance season opener at Miller, Comedy Get Down at Toyota Center, Da Camera's Snapshots of America and Russian Grand Ballet's Swan Lake at Stafford Centre.

09/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

To The Moon and Back Again

HGOco premieres O Columbia, the first of three Houston-themed operas.

09/18/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Opera

Slip The Surly Bonds of Earth

HGO composer Gregory Spears talks his latest piece O Columbia, a tale of discovery and wonderment.

09/15/2015 By Sydney Boyd

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