In less than 30 years as a composer, Donizetti created more than 70 operas. The New York Times compared his work to that of the Gershwin brothers both turned out reams of popular music for an increasingly hungry audience. See two of Donizettis most popular pieces back to back at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Through November 22. 1703 Heights Boulevard. For information, call 713-861-5303 or visit www.operaintheheights.org. $35 to $45.
Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: Nov. 6. Continues through Nov. 22, 2008