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Houston Grand Opera

Overview
Works: 127 works in 267 publications in 4 languages and 6,486 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Drama  Arrangements (Music)  Musicals  Televised performances  Interviews  Filmed performances  Jazz 
Roles: Performer, Production personnel, Producer, Artist
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Houston Grand Opera
Treemonisha by Scott Joplin( Recording )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Treemonisha, who, because of her education, becomes a leader of her people in up country Arkansas in the later half of the 19th century
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revered for its legendary score by George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, Porgy and Bess has been reimagined and reinvigorated for the modern stage by a team that includes Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, musical adapter Diedre L. Murray and director Diane Paulus. It's the New Broadway Cast Recording of one of the most beloved works of the American musical theatre
Dead man walking by Jake Heggie( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of Majnun : opera in one act by Bright Sheng( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Highlights from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

8 editions published in 1983 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The refuge by Christopher Theofanidis( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruzar la cara de la luna = To cross the face of the moon by Pepe Martínez( )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a complete recording of Porgy and Bess taken from a broadcast of a live recording at the Titania Palast, Berlin on September 21, 1952 which was part of a U.S. State Department sponsored world tour that lasted for more than three years
Treemonisha : opera in three acts by Scott Joplin( Recording )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a wonderful life : an opera in two acts by Jake Heggie( )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts by Scott Joplin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the only surviving opera written by jazz composer Scott Joplin. Combines European opera, African dance and American popular music forms to depict late 19th century Black rural social life
Jackie O by Michael Daugherty( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little prince : an opera based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Rachel Portman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An operatic interpretation of the children's book The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Of mice and men by Carlisle Floyd( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little women : an opera in two acts by Mark Adamo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Louisa May Alcott's popular novel, Mark Adamo's opera Little Women has been performed in more than 70 international and national engagements since its 1997 première
Florencia en el Amazonas by Daniel Catán( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resurrection by Tod Machover( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold Sassy tree by Carlisle Floyd( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Grand Opera

HGO

Houston Grand Opera groupe de musique américain

Houston Grand Opera grupo musical estadounidense

Houston Grand Opera muziekgroep uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Houston grand opera. Orchestra

ヒューストン・グランド・オペラ

休斯顿大歌剧院

Languages
English (126)

Italian (15)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (1)