You are here

George London Foundation Recitals featuring Merola/Adlers

Posted October 16, 2017

Leah Crocetto - George London Foundation recital in New York in October 2017

Heidi Melton and Kyle von Schoonhoven recital in March 2018

Yuval Sharon, a MacArthur Fellow, to direct Lohengrin in Bayreuth in 2018

Posted October 12, 2017

The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future.  The program is intended to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.

Yuval Sharon was selected among the twenty-three MacArthur Fellows to receive the "genius grant" yesterday, October 11, 2017. 

Houston Grand Opera Rises from the Ashes (or water)

Posted September 26, 2017

All performances will take place as scheduled before the hurricane at their new venue, George R. Brown Convention Center "Resilience Theater", downtown Houston.

Houston Grand Opera Update

Posted September 20, 2017

Houston Grand Opera's upcoming season will be partially or completely cancelled due to damage from Hurricane Harvey.

2017 Bayreuth Die Meistersinger - full length youtube

Posted September 20, 2017

Conductor - Philippe Jordan 
Director - Barrie Kosky 

Hans Sachs - Michael Volle 

Walther von Stolzing - Klaus Florian Vogt 

Eva - Anne Schwanewilms 

Wagner on the True Meaning of: Reality, Love, and more

Posted September 4, 2017

From The Wagnerian:  A letter from Richard Wagner to his friend August Roeckel in 1854.

Houston Grand Opera Hurricane Update

Posted September 1, 2017

Update from Managing Director Perryn Leech and Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers - September 1, 2017:

Our hearts go out to our fellow Houstonians rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. We are facing a long recovery, but we know that we are stronger together. This week has proven that fact!

WSNC Bayreuth Pilgrimage , cont'd

Posted August 27, 2017

WSNC Board member Andy Rombakis got the opportunity to have a nice chat with Barrie Kosky, the director of the new Meistersinger production in Bayreuth. He gave him an open invitation to San Francisco.  See photos in attachments (left:  A. Rombakis - right:  B. Kosky).

Image icon Andy:Kosky.jpg41.37 KB
Image icon Andy:Kosky 2.jpg50.15 KB