Due to the winter storm impacts we experienced in Texas, the February 18th session of Water, Water Everywhere: New City Incentives for Property Owners has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 4th. If you registered for this course on the original date and would like to arrange a refund, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 713 666 9000.
April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am - April 19, 2017 @ 11:59 amFree
Houston Grand Opera’s historic presentation of Richard Wagner’s Ring cycle comes to its climactic conclusion this spring. Join HGO dramaturg Paul Hopper for an in-depth study of Götterdämmerung (The Twilight of the Gods) in preparation for a trip to the final dress rehearsal as we watch the castle of the gods burn to the ground in one of opera’s most extravagant finales.
Paul Hopper serves as Houston Grand Opera’s dramaturg, or the resident opera scholar. His duties include patron education programs, pre-curtain lectures, writing articles for the Opera Cues program books, and creating supertitle translations for all productions. He has worked for the Metropolitan Opera and Santa Fe Opera and has been a guest speaker at the University of Houston, Czech Center Museum Houston, and the Houston-Leipzig Society.