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Musings

November 2017
  • A Thanksgiving Message
    Nov 17, 2017

    It’s been a wild and crazy few months in Houston. Here at HGO, we’re feeling pretty grateful. In those short months, we relocated our offices to temporary quarters downtown and discovered a great new neighborhood.

  • A Holiday Treat for the Whole Family
    Nov 17, 2017

    What holiday memories do we cherish the most? Probably those that involve people we love. 

  • A 300 Year Jump
    Nov 10, 2017

    Soprano and HGO Studio alumna Heidi Stober was still wowing audiences as sexy Cleopatra in Handel's Julius Caesar when she started rehearsals for HGO's world premiere holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree, which runs November 30–December 17. We asked her, what's it like to go from singing music that was composed in 1724 to a piece written in 2017?

  • An Opera in an Airplane Museum
    Nov 1, 2017

    There are plenty of films about war and its effects on both soldiers and civilians, but few modern operas. Composer Tom Cipullo became one of the first to translate a true war story to the operatic stage when he wrote his chamber opera, Glory Denied, in 2006.