East Meets West in Chamber Opera Set in Contemporary Houston

East Meets West in Chamber Opera Set in Contemporary Houston

Partnerships & Collaborations

Friday, June 22 at 7:30 pm (fully reserved) and
Saturday, June 23 at 2:00 pm

As Yani Rose Keo, a Cambodian refugee, sits on a plane bound for Houston, she is haunted by the empty seats around her. Joined on the plane by a Nepalese farmer, a Nigerian orphan, and a lost boy from the Sudan, she vows to help refugees like herself as they begin their new lives in America.

New Arrivals is one of eight chamber operas HGOco has commissioned for East + West, a series celebrating Houston as a meeting place for Eastern and Western cultures. Music by John Glover, libretto by Catherine Filloux.

 

Presented in collaboration with

Event Details

22 June 2012
7:30pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX
713.496.9901

This performance is fully reserved. Standby tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.