By Saturdays at noon
ON CLASSICAL 88.7 HD1 – The WFMT Radio Network has partnered with the Houston Grand Opera to present 6 operas from their 2008-2009 schedule.
The Houston Grand Opera is recognized nationally and internationally for artistic excellence and innovation. It contributes to the cultural enrichment of the city of Houston and the nation, by producing and performing world-class opera, creating a diverse, innovative and balanced program of performances, events, community and educational projects, which reaches the widest possible public.
Here's what they are saying about HGO productions:
" Barry Banks is one of our finest lyric tenors." (The Daughter of the Regiment) - New York Sun
"There were wild cheers for Andrea Silvestrelli " (The Abduction from the Seraglio) - Chicago Sun Times
" Baritone Daniel Belcher was vocally and physically agile, bright voices and moving " (Billy Budd) - New York Times