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Houston Grand Opera

500 Texas St, (Wortham Center), Houston, TX 77002-2737
+1 713-546-0200
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A superb effort from a great company!

The Houston Grand Opera is clearly among the top three opera companies in North America: it is... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
Wait until they reopen their opera house.

Went to the opera this past weekend at the George R. Brown convention center... Hurricane Harvey... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
ALahaye
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Lumberton, Texas
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Opera house in Houston that features opera presentations throughout the year.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“green room” (4 reviews)
“brown theater” (4 reviews)
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500 Texas St, (Wortham Center), Houston, TX 77002-2737
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Reviewed 30 October 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

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 24 October 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

Thank ALahaye
Reviewed 16 August 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

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 8 November 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

Thank snorris83
Reviewed 6 November 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

1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 16 May 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

Thank LauraDenae
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Trying to expose children to different activities and events. I was surprised they enjoy classical musical & request it to sleep instead of a bedtime story. They seem to be having fun in violin classes hmmm let's see how they enjoy going to an opera....More

Thank adeline c
Reviewed 19 April 2016

HGO is a world class opera company. It is far better than San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Santa Fe, and even Toronto. The opera hall has fantastic acoustics, a big stage, and comfortable seats. This is worth a special trip.

3  Thank r h
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Being Opera fans we have been lucky enough to visit a number of Performance Venues in Europe and the USA. Therefore whilst staying in the City we made sure to visit the HGO. The building is truly impressive and arriving at the main entrance and...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The recent staging of Rusalka was one of the most imaginative productions I have seen. Add to that the beautiful tenor and soprano voices in the lead roles, and you have a most satisfying opera experience! I won't describe how Rusalka and her sister mermaids...More

Thank Joan A
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