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Opera in the Heights Changes More than Artistic Directors
Monday, December 22, 2014 at 12:24 p.m. by Olivia Flores Alvarez
We spoke with David Douglas, chairman of the board of directors for Opera in the Heights, last week regarding the termination of artistic director Enrique Carreón-Robledo. One of the questions we asked Douglas was about the g...
Opera in the Heights Serves up Love, Lust, Sex and Violence in Rigoletto
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. by D. L. Groover
The set-up: Like the plays of Shakespeare, the operas of Verdi remain as fresh as ever. No matter how many times we see Rigoletto (last season at Houston Grand Opera, to name the most recent production), there is always something ne...
Lucia di Lammermoor: Complete With a Glorious Mad Scene & Stunning Coloratura
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9 a.m. by D. L. Groover
The set-up: The heavens opened up Friday night during Opera in the Heights' galloping performance of Gaetano Donizetti's operatic masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor (1835), appropriate for this Gothic romance full of ghosts, family dys...
Don Pasquale: Opera in the Heights Does Right by This Breezy Comic Masterpiece
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6 a.m. by D. L. Groover
The set-up: Beguiling is the right word to describe Gaetano Donizetti's sixty-ninth opera, the sparkling buffa comedy Don Pasquale (1843), a smash hit ever since its Paris premiere. You could also use that same word to describe the ...