Houston’s small opera company opens its 20th season with the verismo masterpiece.
By St.John Flynn, September 24th, 2015
Opera in the Heights (OH) celebrates its 20th year with a season that includes The Medium and The Telephone, two short operas by Gian Carlo Menotti, Rossini’s beloved La Cenerentola, the story of Cinderella, Gluck’s 1762 masterpiece Orfeo ed Euridice. The company opens its season with Ruggero Leoncavallo’s verismo classic Pagliacci which is currently on stage at Lambert Hall in the Heights through September 27.
OH music director, Eiki Isomura and American soprano Donata Cucinotta, who sings the role of Nedda, talk to Houston Public Media’s St.John Flynn about OH’s new season which sees the company going in a different direction.
To listen to the full interview, click HERE.