HGO Artistic Advisor Ana María Martínez, one of the greatest sopranos in the world, is the creator of Suite Española, a celebration of the music of Spain, including the art form known as zarzuela, or Spanish musical theater, featuring a collage of selections from the repertoire’s most beautiful pieces. Martínez will be joined by a pianist, a guitarist, and two HGO Studio artists, tenor Ricardo Garcia and baritone Blake Denson. Ecuadorian composer Chia Patiño, who serves as stage director for the University of Texas Butler Opera Center, directs.
Viewers around the world will be able to transport themselves to a front row seat and stream exclusive Houston Grand Opera Digital content worldwide through Marquee TV, an on-demand streaming platform dedicated to global arts and culture. Serving up a world-class catalogue of contemporary and classical masterpieces, including dance, opera, theatre, music and arts documentaries, Marquee TV has been designed for a growing digital audience of culture lovers and the arts-curious. This season's partnership arrangement between Houston Grand Opera and Marquee TV is the first of its kind with a US-based performing arts organization, granting Marquee TV access to stream Houston Grand Opera’s 2020–21 season exclusively. The subscription-based arts channel will host Houston Grand Opera’s brand-new content and allow users to access it for free through their website, app, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, and other platforms.
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Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the entire live, in-person mainstage 2020-21 season has been canceled. HGO patrons and subscribers who currently have tickets for the 2020–21 season will have their subscriptions moved to the following season automatically.