Houston Grand Opera
World-class opera company established in 1955 and famous for commissioning new and innovative operas. Tours regularly. Operates a studio for the development of young talent and an initiative to collaborate with the community to reach new audiences.
Details - Only opera company to have won Emmy, Grammy and Tony awards - Premiered 60 new works since 1974 - Headquartered at Wortham Theater Center - Archive and Resource Center - Employs 900 people, with 117 full-time staff - Currently, 7-opera season includes one from Wagner's Ring Cycle