4 Stars for La Traviata

The Houston Grand Opera played it safe with La Traviata as its 2022 season opener. Even with the brilliant Angel Blue as leading lady Violetta, yet another rendition of this old standard felt lackluster. #Video #Starstruck #Arts #Entertainment #Houston #Opera #HGO #LaTraviata #Verdi #AngelBlue #HoustonGrandOpera https://youtu.be/lpQmAHOh7G4


Thanks for joining me for this episode! I’m a former professional theater critic and lifelong theater fan. I’m also an attorney, run an HR Consulting company called Claremont Management Group, and am a tenured professor at the University of St. Thomas. I’ve written several non-fiction political commentary books: Bad Deal for America (2022) explores the Vegas-style corruption running rampant in Washington DC, while The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures (2018) analyzes – and grades – the leadership qualities of the past 100 years of U.S. presidents. You can find my books on Amazon, and me on social media (Twitter @DSchein1, LinkedIn @DavidSchein, and Facebook, Instagram, & YouTube @AuthorDavidSchein). I’d love to hear from you!


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