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About HGOco

Learn about Houston Grand Opera’s unique initiatives

About HGOco

HGOco connects HGO’s creative resources with our diverse and vibrant community. The “co” in HGOco stands for company, community, and collaboration. HGOco’s innovative and engaging programs take place throughout the Houston area—in schools, parks, community landmarks, alternative performance spaces, and at the Wortham Theater Center, providing a range of opportunities for Houstonians of all ages to explore, engage, and learn through the inspiring art of opera.

Our nationally recognized Community Programs include the Song of Houston initiative which commissions new chamber operas and song projects that resonate with contemporary life in Houston.

Our multi-disciplinary Seeking the Human Spirit initiative highlights universal spiritual themes raised in opera, while expanding and deepening connections to opera and art.

We offer a rich variety of Education Programs including Opera to Go!, High School Night and student matinees of main-stage productions, the Bauer Family High School Voice Studio, professional development workshops for teachers, opera camps, and residency programs.

Sponsors

GRAND GUARANTORS
The Elkins Foundation

GUARANTORS
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
City of Houston through the Miller Advisory Board
ConocoPhillips
William Randolph Hearst Foundation
H-E-B
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Kinder Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
OPERA America
Shell

GRAND UNDERWRITERS
Anchorage Foundation of Texas
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
The Powell Foundation

UNDERWRITERS
Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Wells Fargo

SUPPORTERS
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners
Nana Booker and David Lowe/ Booker • Lowe Gallery
Lawrence E. Carlton, M.D., Endowment Fund
The Cockrell Family Fund
James J. Drach Endowment Fund
Edaren Foundation
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Houston Grand Opera Guild
Kinder Morgan Foundation
William E. and Natoma Pyle Harvey Charitable Trust
San Diego Opera
Schwab Charitable Fund
Vivian L. Smith Foundation

The activities of Houston Grand Opera are supported in part by funds provided by the City of Houston and by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

THE NEXUS INITIATIVE
HGOco programs, including Student Performances and HGO’s performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre, are supported through the NEXUS Initiative, which is made possible by:

LEAD SUPPORTERS
Anchorage Foundation of Texas
BBVA
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Wortham Foundation, Inc.
Shell

Contact Us

Contact us to learn more, tell us your story, book one of our school programs, attend camp, or get involved!

Mailing Address:

Houston Grand Opera
Attn: HGOco
510 Preston St
Houston, TX 77002

Fax: 713-228-4355

Phone: 713-546-0230

Email: HGOco@HoustonGrandOpera.org

Give Now

You are the reason breathtaking opera in Houston exists today. You know the importance of art and its ability to change lives. Through your support, HGO remains one of the world’s greatest homes for opera.

 

2020–21 Season

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the 2020–21 Season has been cancelled through March 2021. We will welcome audiences back to the Wortham in April 2021 for the HGO premieres of Breaking the Waves and The Sound of Music. HGO patrons and subscribers who currently have tickets for the 2020–21 season will have their subscriptions moved to the following season automatically.

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