The Houston Grand Opera has announced the return of its HGO Digital, the Sarah and Ernest Butler performance series for the 2021-22 season.
The streaming platform is set to return with HGO Studio Showcase, showcasing the work of HGO Studio artists.
Release dates: Dec 3 2021 – 2 Jan 2022
The next one will be “The Snowy Day” which will air on its world premiere.
Release dates: December 9, 2021 – January 8, 2022
Jake Heggie’s “Three Decembers” is back with Susan Graham headlining.
Release dates: Dec 10 2021 – Jan 9, 2021
The company will also broadcast the 34e Eleanor McCollum Annual Competition for Young Singers Air Concert.
Release dates: January 21, 2022
Lauren Snouffer will take the stage as part of the “Live from the Cullen” series. She will perform music by Debussy, Berg, Schubert and Will Liverman. Joseph Li accompanies him on the piano.
Release dates: February 11 – March 13, 2022
Tenor Lawrence Brownlee’s âGiving Voiceâ concert will continue in its third season.
Release dates: March 19 – April 18, 2022
Michelle Bradley will headline the second performance “Live from the Cullen”. She will take care of the music of Mahler, Barber and Spirituals. Patrick Summers accompanies him.
Release dates: April 8 – May 8, 2022
Federico de Michelis and Emiliano Messiez will conclude the trilogy of “Live from the Cullen” performances in 2021-22. They will tackle tango, chamber songs and even jazz.
Release dates: May 13 – June 12, 2022
To close the season, âSuite EspaÃ±ola IIâ with Ana Maria Martinez, who is interested in the music of the Spanish-speaking cultures of Central and South America.
Release dates: June 10 – July 10, 2022
âHGO Digital is a great example of this organization’s commitment to this art form. So many people have come together to develop a whole new digital season, while following strict security protocols, âsaid Khori Dastoor, Managing Director and CEO of HGO, in an official press release. âAnd all of that hard work paid off – our audience expanded to an international stage, and we were able to make opera accessible to so many people who might not have been interested before. We’re excited to make digital art a standard part of our season. “
All performances will be free with the exception of âDecember 3â and âSuite EspaÃ±ola IIâ.