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Fear in future past: Siegfried at Houston Grand Opera

Jay Hunter Morris (Siegfried) © Lynn Lane
The production is a disconcerting combination of cold metallic future and Neanderthal aesthetics – a startling pairing of humanity’s beginning and its end. 
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Magical debuts make the myth alive in Houston Grand Opera's Rusalka

Anna Maria Martínez as Rusalka and cast © Lynn Lane
Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka, moving between the worlds and rooted in myth, is a shivering opera to experience with its opulent music and its fantastical plot. 
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Houston Grand Opera wastes a Figaro

Heidi Stober (Susanna) and Adam Plachetka (Figaro) © Lynn Lane
This production proves that even Mozart’s best-laid plans can be undone.

A charmed Little Prince at Houston Grand Opera

Andy Jones (The Little Prince) and Joshua Hopkins (Pilot) © Lynn Lane
As part of the season of Scrooges and Santas, it’s a refreshing reminder of sweet simplicity in a complicated world.  
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HGO's Onegin stars an unlikely hero

Katie van Kooten (Tatyana) © Lynn Lane
Re-imagining this opera with Prince Gremin as the show-stealer was no doubt a happy accident.
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