Houston Grand Opera is one of the largest and acclaimed opera companies in the country. The company is thrilled to be the only American finalists for Opera Company of the Year in the 2019 International Opera Awards. To date, Houston Grand Opera’s 2019-2020 season has been one for the books and much more is planned. The spring production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni opens April 20th at Wortham Theater Center and marks the debut of Danish director, Kasper Holten. Keep Reading
This past fall, the historic Lancaster Hotel reopened its’ doors after a multi-million dollar renovation. The hotel, which has been open since 1926 in Houston’s Theater District, is known for its hospitality and being home to many celebrity guests. The Shinn family of Dallas, who took ownership of the hotel in July 2017, kicked off the renovations with the goal of keeping the hotel’s charm and adding a focus on the visual arts. Keep Reading
A unique and rare opera gem comes to life at Houston Grand Opera from January 25th until February 8th. Composer George Bizet’s masterful work, The Pearl Fishers, transports audiences into a fantasy full of friendship, love and community.
On this day of love, we celebrate not only the special people in our lives, but also the beautiful city in which we make some of our best memories. Houston is a stunning place—a sprawling giant with distinct and memorable corners. It is Space City, where we celebrate the next frontier. It is Bayou City, which sometimes floods but always comes back stronger than ever. It is Clutch City. It is Astros City. It is the city we call home, and the city we’re so proud to welcome you to.
There are so many reasons to love Houston—here are our favorite few:
The Houston Ballet will return to its home, the Wortham Theater Center, for its just-announced 2018/19 Season, a superb collection of World Premieres, Houston Ballet Premieres, and beloved classics.
There’s exciting news buzzing in the Houston arts world: The award-winning Houston Grand Opera has announced that it will present its 2018–2019 season at its home, The Wortham Theater Center. HGO was displaced for a year following the damage the theater withstood in the wake of Hurricane Harvey last summer, but the opera company will make a triumphant return to its home stage this fall.