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Appealing music lifts Fort Worth Opera’s absurd, unsettling “Companionship” – May 02, 2019

Dark humor, absurdist fiction, and an appealing jazzy-lyrical score came together …

Fort Worth Opera triumphs in a moving and powerful “Porgy and Bess” – Apr 29, 2019

Fort Worth Opera is presenting George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess at …

“The Phoenix” soars in Houston Grand Opera world premiere – Apr 27, 2019

If Lorenzo Da Ponte hadn’t created the texts of three of …

Delavan’s hearty Falstaff makes a splash in Dallas Opera debut – Apr 27, 2019

Shakespeare’s bumbling scoundrel Falstaff made his belated Dallas Opera debut Friday …

Robertson leads Dallas Symphony in two 20th-century titans – Apr 26, 2019

Guest conductor David Robertson presented a thought-provoking and ultimately thrilling all-twentieth-century …

May 30 – Apr 24, 2019

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A “Phoenix” to rise at HGO with world premiere of Da Ponte opera – Apr 24, 2019

In 1805, Lorenzo Da Ponte, formerly a celebrated librettist employed by …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 24, 2019

To think of Verdi is to think of doomed heroines and …

Pérez’s conflicted Donna Anna becomes a costar in HGO’s “Don Giovanni” – Apr 22, 2019

As the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra launched into the dashing Allegro …

Luisi brings command, precision to Dallas Symphony program – Apr 19, 2019

Dallas Symphony Orchestra music director designate Fabio Luisi will step onto …