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Houston Grand Opera HGO The Magic Flute January 2015 David Portillo as Tamino and supernumeraries
David Portillo as Tamino and supernumeraries in Houston Grand Opera's production of The Magic Flute. Photo by © Lynn Lane
Houston Grand Opera HGO The Magic Flute January 2015 Carolyn Sproule as Third Lady, Michael Sumuel as Papageno, Megan Samarin as Second Lady and D'Ana Lombard as First Lady
Carolyn Sproule, Michael Sumuel, Megan Samarin and D'Ana Lombard in a scene from The Magic Flute. Photo by © Lynn Lane
Houston Grand Opera HGO The Magic Flute January 2015 Kathryn Lewek as Queen of the Night
Kathryn Lewek as Queen of the Night in the HGO production of The Magic Flute. Photo by © Lynn Lane
Houston Grand Opera HGO The Magic Flute January 2015 Nicole Heaston as Pamina and Michael Sumuel as Papageno
Nicole Heaston as Pamina and Michael Sumuel as Papageno in Houston Grand Opera's production of The Magic Flute. Photo by © Lynn Lane
Houston Grand Opera HGO The Magic Flute January 2015 Morris Robinson as Sarastro, David Portillo as Tamino, Nicole Heaston as Pamina and members of the HGO chorus and supernumeraries
Morris Robinson, David Portillo, Nicole Heaston and members of the HGO chorus and supernumeraries in the HGO production of The Magic Flute. Photo by © Lynn Lane