Moores Opera House
Houston, TX 77004
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The Texas Music Festival's Grand Finale Concert Will Move Mountains
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 7 a.m. by Alexandra Doyle
Richard Strauss’s Eine Alpensinfonie, or An Alpine Symphony, as it’s known in English, is hardly a sparsely-scored work; it uses a heckelphone, which is similar to an English horn, eight French horns, two tubas, 16 offstage brass in...
The Texas Music Festival Presents a Concert for Outdoors and Indoors
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 8 a.m. by Alexandra Doyle
Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka tells the story of the puppet Petrushka, who falls in love with the beautiful Ballerina puppet. She rejects him for the Moor puppet, and Petrushka, hurt, challenges him to a duel. The Moor kills Petrushka...
Moores Opera Center Presents Anna Karenina With a Sweeping Romantic Score
Friday, April 1, 2016 at 9 a.m. by Margaret Downing
It’s a relatively new opera – although as Buck Ross, director of the University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center, puts it, “I think a lot of people think it’s been an opera for years.” Probably because its themes of love, loss, trag...
The Italian Straw Hat Kicks Off the 2013-14 UH Opera Season With a Farce
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9 a.m. by Margaret Downing
Usually, soprano Leah Bobby says, she sings the ingenue role. But in The Italian Straw Hat she's Anaide who "has very questionable morals" and basically is responsible for the whole mess that ensues after "a horse eats my straw hat....