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Houston Grand Opera presents Salome at Wortham Theater Center (Canceled)

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[Update: 3/14/20] Out of an abundance of caution, this event has been canceled.

Houston Grand Opera presents brings R. Strauss’s powerful psychodrama Salome back to Houston for the first time in 20 years.

he revolutionary score reinvents Oscar Wilde’s biblical drama of a deeply disturbed princess who has fallen in love with Jokanaan (John the Baptist). After he denies her, she performs the infamous and seductive “Dance of the Seven Veils” for King Herod in exchange for John’s head.

Lise Lindstrom makes her HGO debut in the thrilling title role and joins HGO Studio alumnus bass-baritone Ryan McKinny as Jokanaan. Eun Sun Kim returns to conduct as HGO principal guest conductor.

Audience discretion advised. Sung in German with projected English translation.

Friday, April 17, 2020 | 7:30pm
Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 2pm
Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | 7:30pm
Friday, May 1, 2020 | 7:30pm

Tickets range from $25 to $270. Click here: link to order tickets or for more information.

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