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Houston Grand Opera

500 Texas St, (Wortham Center), Houston, TX 77002-2737
+1 713-546-0200
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Georgous venue

From the moment you enter the facility, everyone is so helpful. The architecture and decorations... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
snorris83
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Houston, Texas
A superb opera company, among the top three in the US

The Houston Grand Opera is a leading and creative company that develops carefully planned and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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Opera house in Houston that features opera presentations throughout the year.
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  • Very good19%
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500 Texas St, (Wortham Center), Houston, TX 77002-2737
Downtown
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+1 713-546-0200
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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 19 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 18 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.

2  Thank r h
Reviewed 6 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
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We attended an opening night performance. We were well greeted upon arrival and offered assistance to find our seats! The facilities were exemplary and all members of staff were welcoming. Tip - email to enquire about Nexus tickets! We were very fortunate to get prime...More

Thank Ibidunni
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We attended the opera and everything was very comfortable and was a great evening. Eugene Onegin was the opera and although it was nearly sold out, we had no problems with parking or seating. Park underground in the safe parking lot and walk directly into...More

1  Thank JonTx
Reviewed 15 November 2015

World-class opera. We saw Eugene Onegin, featuring the same sets and costumes that were in the Metropolitan Opera's production. The tenor who sang the role of Lensky was absolutely wonderful! This is a BIG, steeply raked hall. Acoustics seemed good, and sight lines were also...More

1  Thank bertocolliemom
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