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Publications & Media

Houston Grand Opera produces five issues of our house program/magazine Opera Cues, and four issues of Opera Unleashed, a special newsletter for HGO contributors each season. Click below to view the online versions.

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Please note that the images in the Press Photo gallery are solely for use by news media and reviewers. For all other purposes please contact Abby Linney, Elmore Public Relations Inc., abby@elmorepr.com.

Press Releases

Houston Grand Opera's press area contains media resources including press releases, reviews, and production photography.
For more information on the 2015-16 season, view the press pages below.

Media inquiries: Melissa Arredondo, Elmore Public Relations Inc., melissa@elmorepr.com.

Daily News

5.17 Houstonia Magazine

Mariachi, BBQ, the return of Love Street, and more.

5.15 Playbill

The legendary singer will offer a one-night-only concert to reopen the Wortham Theater Center following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

5.15 Opera Wire

Plácido Domingo will return to the Houston Grand Opera to celebrate the reopening of the Wortham Theater Center.

5.15 Houston Public Media

A production from Houston Grand Opera is performed in Spanish with a soundtrack of mariachi music.

5.15 Houston Press

Tenor Plácido Domingo will return to Houston after to present a night in concert along with soprano Ana Maria Martinez in celebration of the Houston Grand Opera's return to its repaired Wortham Center Home and as a fund-raiser for Houston Grand Opera, post Hurricane Harvey.

5.15 Houston Chronicle

The famed Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo will perform at the Wortham Theater Center on Sept. 26 with the Houston Grand Opera. Domingo will be joined by soprano Ana María Martínez. They will be accompanied by the HGO Orchestra, with conductor Patrick Summers.

5.15 Culture Map Houston

When Houston Grand Opera moves back into the Wortham Center in September, an old friend and one of the world’s greatest singers, Plácido Domingo, will take the stage for perhaps the greatest opera homecoming party Houston lovers have ever witnessed.

5.14 Broadway World Opera World

When Houston Grand Opera (HGO) opened its first season in Houston's new opera house at the Wortham Theater Center in 1987, world-renowned tenor Plácido Domingo starred in Verdi's Aida. Now, just over 30 years later, Domingo will again take the Wortham stage on September 26 for HGO and Plácido-Coming Home!, a gala evening celebrating the company's return to its creative home after a year of displacement following Hurricane Harvey.

5.14 Houston Press

Really, the pairing of mariachi and opera music was a natural in many ways, says baritone Efrain Solis, who will sing the role of Mark when Houston Grand Opera returns Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (To Cross the Face of the Moon) to Houston this week.

5.7 Opera News

The great German soprano Lilli Lehmann once famously remarked that singing all three Brünnhildes in Wagner’s Ring Cycle , which equals about eight hours of singing, was less taxing than a single performance of Bellini’s “Norma.

5.1 Houston Chronicle

“Norma” has one of the best entrances in all of opera. Brass fanfare and the Druid populace herald the approach of Norma, high priestess of the Druids, as she solemnly enters the sacred grove to perform her ritual in a wintery landscape of cool blues, silvers and whites.

5.1 Houstonia Magazine

Houston Grand Opera’s latest performance of the bel canto favorite emphasizes girl power over revenge.

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Please note that the images in the Press Photo gallery are solely for use by news media and reviewers. For all other purposes please contact Melissa Arredondo, Elmore Public Relations Inc., melissa@elmorepr.com.