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April 2019
$20

HGO presents The Phoenix at Wortham Theater Center

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 7:30 pm
Wortham Theater Center,
501 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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This world premiere of The Phoenix, by composer Tarik O’Regan and librettist John Caird, features Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni playing the different ages of Lorenzo da Ponte in a stage adaptation of an amazing story of redemption. Da Ponte led a scandalous life that rivaled the stories he committed to paper, including some of his most popular operas: Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro. After becoming a priest and poet in Venice, he was banished…

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