Saturday at the Opera : November 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Houston Grand Opera presents the original five-act French-language version of Verdi's sprawling grand opera. The work is based on Friedrich Schiller's play inspired by 16th-century history.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
This week, we take you to Bayreuth, the theater which Richard Wagner designed, to hear his storm-tossed opera The Flying Dutchman. On the podium is Christian Thielemann.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The story of Violetta Valéry, a beautiful but mortally ill courtesan, has defined romantic tragedy ever since the Dumas novel that inspired it—La dame aux camellias—appeared in 1848.
Saturday, November 03, 2012
This Houston Grand Opera production of Beethoven's opera stars tenor Simon O'Neill as Florestan, the prisoner in need of rescue, and Karita Mattila as his wife, Leonore.