• Campaign Progress 9-22-14
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    Lifetime Trustee Catherine Merchant was first appointed to the HGO Board of Trustees by founder Elva Lobit in 1960, although her involvement with HGO began two years earlier. It was then that she attended her first HGO board meeting with her friend Lois Townsend, who was singing the role of the Marschallin in the company's production of Der Rosenkavalier in the 1958–59 season. Catherine volunteered to work backstage for the production, becoming the company's very first props manager.
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    Houston Grand Opera is thrilled to count Robert Douglas “Doug” Lawler as one of the newest members of HGO's board of directors. During HGO's 2012–13 season, he served as the corporate trustee representative of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., one of HGO's leading corporate partners.
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    Houston Grand Opera is delighted to partner with Sidley Austin LLP, a new corporate underwriter of HGO's mainstage season. Sidley is a generous underwriter of HGO's season-opening production of Verdi's Aida.
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