The Snowy Day

From Page to Stage to Livestream – Houston Grand Opera Celebrates the World Premiere of The Snowy Day with Historic Opening Night

The highly anticipated opera premieres at The Wortham Theater Center and in homes on December 9 With excitement building as the world premiere of The Snowy Day nears, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is proud to announce the Opening Night livestream of this new company-commissioned work. Continuing its mission of breaking down barriers to the artform, this historic moment for the company arrives just in time for the holidays. On December 9, HGO will not only premiere highly […]

From Page to Stage—Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere of The Snowy Day this December

HGO creates 71st world premiere with new opera based on the beloved children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats Houston Grand Opera presents the highly anticipated world premiere of The Snowy Day December 9th through 19th at Houston’s Wortham Theater Center. Created by composer Joel Thompson and librettist Andrea Davis Pinkney, The Snowy Day is based on the classic children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats. Written in 1962 and awarded the Caldecott medal in 1963, The Snowy Day broke the color barrier in mainstream publishing by being embraced […]