Opéra National de Paris
Sung in English with projected translation
Appropriate for all ages
2 hours, 59 minutes
The Historic Trip that Broke 25 Years of Silence.
Nixon in China, an original HGO commission and a pivotal piece of the modern opera repertoire, returns to HGO’s stage on the opera’s 30th anniversary.
Composer John Adams’ work focuses on President Richard M. Nixon’s 1972 peacemaking visit to China. By blending fact and fiction, the work presents an insightful and compassionate portrayal of a presidential figure often vilified.
Cast and Creative Team
Wendall K. Harrington
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Richard Bado, Chorus Master
The Sarah and Ernest Butler Chorus Master Chair