Faust

The devil goes by many names, but for opera (and Goethe) lovers, Mephistopheles is the preferred one. With a talent the size of Samuel Ramey in the role, the devil makes some fine company in the Houston Grand Opera’s dazzling  ...

Aïda

By Giuseppe Verdi Houston Grand Opera April 18, 2007 Aïda: Zvetelina Vassileva Amneris: Dolora Zajick Radames: Marco Berti Carlo Rizzi Conductor Jo Davies: Stage Director Zandra Rhodes: Set and Costume Designer http://www.houstongrandopera.org/ Verdi’s Aïda premiered in Cairo in 1871. It  ...

Chorus!, Houston- Opera

Why should musicals own the review format? Anthony Freud at Houston Grand Opera has come up with a way for opera to get in on the fun with Chorus!, a fully staged review of several show stopping famous and not  ...

Dracula – The Undead Can Dance – review

The Undead Can Dance Houston Ballet September 23, 2006 Wortham Center, Houston, TX Blood, ballet, fangs, and fun. Who knew they would make a suck-u-lent combo? The folks at Houston Ballet did, who launched into  ...