Brockman Hall for Opera, Alice Pratt Brown Hall, Houston, TX 77005, USA
This concert truly showcases the orchestra, as the ensemble performs conductorless, with Artistic Partner and Concertmaster Scott St. John leading from the chair. Underlining themes of friendship and hope, the concert features the premiere of Brian Raphael Nabors‘ Upon Daybreak, a ROCO co-commission
Wortham Center, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Tchaikovsky wrote of his Serenade for Strings, and it remains one of his most passionate, gorgeous works – containing all of the elements that have made Tchaikovsky’s music beloved around the world. Then, a rare opportunity to hear the lush romanticism of Richard Strauss.
Brown Theater, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Strauss’s erotic psychodrama Salome returns to HGO with the U.S. premiere from Spanish director Francisco Negrin, who makes his company debut with this gripping production. Based on the scandalous play by Oscar Wilde, the opera recounts the story of a deeply disturbed princess who has fallen in love
Mount Baker Theater, 4408 104 N Commercial St, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
Mozart's choice of instrument for the second soloist is illuminating. Although an excellent violinist, he loved to play viola in string quartet ensembles, enjoying the perspective of being "in the middle."