Opera in the Heights presents Kassandra / The Leader

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Continuing the New Works Festival, Opera in the Heights will co-produce two world premieres with new music collective Musiqa, a Houston-based company that integrates new music with other modern art forms. These works are presented in a double bill format in the same night.

Kassandra, composed by Anthony Brandt, with libretto by Neena Beber, adapts the Greek myth of Cassandra and Apollo in a modern retelling for the #MeToo era. The Leader, composed by Canadian-American composer Karim Al-Zand, and based on Eugène Ionesco’s play of the same name, is an absurdist political satire and a call for independent thinking and personal engagement.

Event Details


2.23.20 | 2:00 pm
2.29.20 | 7:30 pm


Opera in the Heights
1703 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77008


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Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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