THE PHOENIX or The Operatic Adventures of Lorenzo Da Ponte on Two Continents in Two Acts

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Presented by Houston Grand Opera at Wortham Theater Center - Brown Theater, Houston TX

Apr 26
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May 10
THE PHOENIX or The Operatic Adventures of Lorenzo Da Ponte on Two Continents in Two Acts

Mozart’s notorious librettist is reborn.

Lorenzo da Ponte led a scandalous life that rivaled the stories he committed to paper, including some of his most popular operas: Don GiovanniCosì fan tutte, and The Marriage of Figaro. After becoming a priest and poet in Venice, he was banished when it was discovered that he had connections to many brothels and a secret family with two children. Luckily, he was introduced to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Austria and flourished as a librettist. His new-found fame gained him access to the upper echelons of European society. Yet after much success, Da Ponte found himself bankrupt and

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Tickets range from $20 to $270.

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Wortham Theater Center - Brown Theater

501 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002

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