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Back from the floods

HGO completed a year "in exile" at the Convention Center. My hat off to the company for having... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas
A Memorable Experience

I had long been aware that Houston Grand Opera was considered one of the best opera companies in... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2019
James C
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Portland, United States
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Opera house in Houston that features opera presentations throughout the year.
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

HGO completed a year "in exile" at the Convention Center. My hat off to the company for having pulled off the miracle in "Resilience Theater". It was a tour de Force, but it is great to be back at the Wortham. The two most recent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed January 31, 2019

I had long been aware that Houston Grand Opera was considered one of the best opera companies in the USA, but I had never had a chance to attend an HGO performance until last night (January 30, 2019) when my wife, another couple, and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We went to the opera at the Wortham center last week. There were a few bugs still being worked out from the renovations.....like the elevator door not opening on the floor from the garage and one of the escalators being down, BUT the place is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed April 11, 2018

The theatre that has been constructed in the Brown Convention Center while repairs are being completed at the Wortham Center which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey last August, 2017, in OK for performances but, if you go, you MUST take stadium cushions as the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Houston Grand Opera is clearly among the top three opera companies in North America: it is creative, adventurous, recruits great talent and educates the next generation of singers and musicians (as well as members of the public). It is one of the opera companies...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Went to the opera this past weekend at the George R. Brown convention center... Hurricane Harvey apparently damaged their normal theater, so they're calling this the resilience theater. It is literally bleachers set up with black curtains around them to give the idea that you're...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ALahaye
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Opera is the ultimate sensory experience and the Houston Grand Opera is first rate. They produce classic and new operas. Opera is big and bold with incredible, passionate music and side splitting comedic numbers. If you've never been, look past the stereotypes. There is no...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed November 8, 2016

From the moment you enter the facility, everyone is so helpful. The architecture and decorations are beautiful! One of my favorite things about this venue is the lecture before about the performance you're about to see. I'm pretty new to opera so this helps me...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank snorris83
Reviewed November 6, 2016

The Houston Grand Opera is a leading and creative company that develops carefully planned and beautifully executed operas. it also prides itself with sponsoring new artists and commissioning newly written operas at least once a year. Many of the star performances of the last 20...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is one of my in-laws' favorite places to go for Opera performances. They gifted us with tickets to a beautiful production of Carousel. The theatre itself was stunning with very helpful staff, and the production was high quality with great design, performance, and choreography....More

Date of experience: April 2016
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