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Student Performances

Join us for the ultimate field trip to the Wortham Theater Center for HGO Student Performances! Reserve your tickets now and secure the best seats in the house for our student performances.

Student Matinees

The Sound of Music
Grades 4-12
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10 a.m.

Attendees should plan to arrive between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Student Matinees introduce young people to the grandeur of operatic classics condensed to two hours or less in the magnificent Wortham Theater Center. These special performances are open to elementary and middle school students.

High School Night

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Frequently Asked Questions

Call our customer care team at (713) 228-6737 to book tickets, request an invoice, make a payment, or adjust a reservation. Final ticket count (students + chaperones) must be provided to HGO at least 2 weeks prior to the performance. Adjustments to the invoice will not be made within two weeks of a performance.

Seats are reserved on a first come first seated basis. When you arrive to the Wortham Theater Center you will be directed to your seats by HGO ushers and seated in your group’s designated area. For those attending High School Night only, tickets will be sent prior to the performance or available at will call the evening of the performance. Assigned seating cannot be guaranteed.

1. Credit Card payments can be processed by calling our customer care team at (713) 228-6737.

2. Make checks payable to Houston Grand Opera and mail to:

Houston Grand Opera
Attn: Meredith Morse
510 Preston Street
Houston, TX 77002

To maximize our reach to students in the Houston area, we can accommodate one (1) chaperone ticket for every ten (10) students.

Title I schools receive 50% discount. Please let your customer service representative know which Title I school you’re calling from.

Attendees should plan to arrive between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. for the 10 a.m. student matinees.

High School Night ticket holders may arrive between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The city of Houston has approved specific areas as designated bus standing areas for the duration of the performance. For a simplified map of HGO recommended standing areas directly around the Wortham, click here. The city-approved areas are diagrammed here.

Teachers will receive a curriculum-based study guide to help prepare students and teachers for the opera.

We do not enforce a dress code. Some students opt to dress up, some students wear their school uniform or clothing the student would otherwise wear to school. We want each student to be comfortable!

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