Articles tagged with: Houston Grand Opera
Joining revival of Soviet composer Weinberg, Lyric plans Holocaust opera ‘The Passenger’
Report: Mieczysław Weinberg, perhaps the best Soviet composer you never heard of, was the “other story” at a Lyric Opera of Chicago press conference Jan. 17 when a new Wagner “Ring” Cycle was announced. But Weinberg’s recently revived opera, “The Passenger,” inspired by a Holocaust novel, is making the international rounds and will arrive at the Chicago Lyric in early 2015, as excitement grows for this prolific composer and esteemed friend of Shostakovich.
Lyric to present first opera in mariachi style, tale of the Mexican experience in America
“To Cross the Face of the Moon”