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Houston Grand Opera Gotterdammerung
The highlight of the HGO season comes with the last installment of the Ring cycle, Götterdämmerung (The Twilight of the Gods), featuring a new generation of leading Wagnerians. Photo by Eva Ripoli
Houston Grand Opera Elixir of Love
The Houston Grand Opera season opens with Elixir of Love. Photo by Brian Tarr
It's a Wonderful Life Houston Grand Opera
 The creative team of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer tackle the holiday classic, It's A Wonderful Life.  Courtesy rendering
Houston Grand Opera Faust
The classic opera Faust returns to the HGO stage for the fist time in nine years, with a production that Francesca Zambello created for HGO in 1985. Photo by Jim Caldwell
Houston Grand Opera Nixon in China
A 30th anniversary production of John Adams' landmark opera, Nixon in China, is a highlight of Houston Grand Opera's new season. Photo by Michael Cooper
Houston Grand Opera Requiem
Verdi's Requiem is a Super Bowl alternative. Photo by Patrick Summers
Houston Grand Opera The Abduction from the Seraglio
The Abduction from the Seraglio will close Houston Grand Opera's 2016-17 season. Photo by George Hixson