Hansel and Gretel

Houston Grand Opera Presents Hansel and Gretel on HGO Digital

Enchanting opera classic to be released this May On Friday, May 28, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will release Hansel and Gretel on HGO Digital. HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers calls Engelbert Humperdinck’s darkly enchanting classic, based on the fairy tale, one of the greatest and most beautiful operas ever written. This new version created for HGO’s digital studio—conducted by Maestro Summers and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz—will allow audiences to experience the work as never before, with live performances […]

Houston Grand Opera Announces Cancellation Of Remaining 2020–21 Mainstage Operas, Replaces In-Person Performances With Extended Digital Season

In lieu of canceled performances from the 2020–21 season, HGO Digital, the Sarah and Ernest Butler Performance Series, extends through June 2021 with additional digital productions and recitals The Snowy Day Project brings in award-winning documentarian Annalise Ophelian A special presentation of Jake Heggie, Margaret Atwood, and Joshua Hopkins’s song-cycle, Songs for Murdered Sisters, premieres in early 2021 HOUSTON—November 3, 2020—After carefully weighing options, in accordance with recommendations from global health leaders, Houston Grand Opera has made […]