Houston Grand Opera presents a timeless classic in a handsome, moving production.
The setup: After the storm and fury of Peter Grimes (1945), whose sea-tossed music and psychologically truthful and damaged characters were heralded as a new era in English opera, composer Benjamin Britten, for his next stage work, went toward the simple but elegant. "I am keen to develop a new art ... More >>
Puppets two feet tall, puppets 15 feet tall, they're all in Houston Grand Opera's production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades. The opera follows the misfortunes of Herman, a penniless young man desperate for the love of Lisa, a girl of noble birth. Lisa's grandmother, a Countess is calle ... More >>