The setup: They're not called soap operas for nothing. For decades these overripe melodramas may have been steady fare on daytime TV, but they can definitely trace their parentage back to the Romantic opera houses of Italy, with the bel canto ("beautiful singing") works of Bellini, Donizetti and Ro ... More >>
The passion of Maria Callas thrills in Main Street Theater's Master Class.
Maria Callas sings again (kinda)
This is a big week for all-everything Houston bassist Nick Gaitan. Not only have his Monday-night Continental Club gigs with atomic-powered rockabilly trio the Octanes been steadily been picking up steam, his other band The Umbrella Man - which just happens to play Tuesday nights at the very same p ... More >>
Opera's reigning first lady gives an intimate performance
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Renée Fleming and HGO prove up to the challenge of La Traviata
Despite many hurdles, Opera in the Heights pulls off a polished Figaro
HGO's recipe for Don Giovanni includes a little too much ham
Opera in the Heights brings Italy to Houston with Puccini's Tosca
Nana Mouskouri has the world. So why does she want America?