Community Outreach

Houston Grand Opera

Houston Grand Opera main logo - Patterson + Sheridan
Houston Grand Opera - Patterson + Sheridan

Since its inception in 1955, Houston Grand Opera has grown from a small regional organization into an internationally renowned opera company. HGO enjoys a reputation for commissioning and producing new works, including 62 world premieres and seven American premieres since 1973. In addition to producing and performing world-class opera, HGO contributes to the cultural enrichment of Houston and the nation through a diverse and innovative program of performances, community events, and education projects that reaches the widest possible public. HGO has toured extensively, including trips to Europe and Asia, and it is the only opera company to have won a Tony, two Grammy awards, and two Emmy awards.

Inspiring performance

Patterson + Sheridan enriches our community by supporting HGO’s world-class opera and in-school programs, serving over 60,000 students with arts education experiences of the highest caliber each season.