Tag Archives: Houston Grand Opera

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

On Thursday afternoon I flew down to Houston for the finals of the Houston Grand Opera’s Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers.  This concert featured two arias each performed by nine young singers ranging in age from 22 to 30, all accompanied by Eric Melear, music director of the Houston Opera Studio.  Representatives from the […]

Inside Laura Claycomb

by Suzanne Calvin

Wow, what a revealing conversation! I have a keen appreciation for a well-put, well-thought-out question and an even greater appreciation for a consistently honest response. Plenty of both to recommend the second part of William Burnett’s interview with 2011 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Laura Claycomb in the latest online edition of “Opera Warhorses.” Read. […]