The Bayou City should be proud of our former maestros performing in Europe.
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 >>
Jacques Imbrailo, a baritone from South Africa, never intended to be an opera singer. But while working on an undergrad degree in law there, he discovered that he really didn't enjoy it and decided to switch to singing, which had just been a hobby. He went on to do his postgrad work at the Royal Col ... More >>
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