opera

Review: HGO's Die Walküre Offers More Subdued Take on Wagner

Compared to last year's bombastic Rheingold, the Fura dels Baus Walküre plays up the composer's sensitive side.

04/20/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Last Time, On The Ring Cycle…

Dying to see Houston Grand Opera’s Die Walküre but missed Rheingold? No worries.

03/30/2015 Photography by Michael Hardy

Opera

Acclaimed Chamber Opera Makes Its Houston Debut

Missy Mazzoli's Song from the Uproar was inspired by the life of fin-de-siècle Swiss explorer Isabelle Eberhardt.

03/17/2015 By Michael Hardy

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

Year in Review

The Best of 2014 in the Arts

2014 was a year of retrenchment in the arts world.

12/22/2014 Illustrations by Dan Derozier 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

Best of Houstonia

Our 2014 Fall Arts Guide

Our top picks in theater, visual art, dance, classical music, and more.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

opera

Review: What's the Point of Opera in the Heights's Rigoletto?

The Houston Grand Opera produced Verdi's classic last year. Do we really need another production so soon?

09/29/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

Where to go, who to see, and what to do this weekend

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Das Rheingold: Behind the Scenes

Inside a technical rehearsal for the Houston Grand Opera's daring new production of the Ring Cycle.

04/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

One Ring to Rule Them All

An opera lover braces for Wagner’s landmark production, the Ring Cycle.

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: Going Mad for Lucia Di Lammermoor

Soprano Jessica Jones leads a talented ensemble in new production of the bel canto classic.

03/31/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Slideshow

Houston Grand Opera Concert of Arias

Opera fans saw the stars of tomorrow perform at HGO’s Concert of Arias.

02/04/2014

Opera

Review: The Passenger's Difficult Yet Important Journey

New Houston Grand Opera production of 1968 Holocaust opera stuns with its power and passion.

01/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

HGO Remembers a Forgotten Russian Opera

Mieczyslaw Weinberg, composer of The Passenger, never lived to see it performed.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Classical Music

Ars Lyrica, Vita Brevis

Early music ensemble announces a 2013-2014 season filled with rarely-heard works

05/09/2013 By Michael Hardy