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  ...

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  ...

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  ...

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  ...