The Asia Society
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
Houston Grand Opera, in collaboration with Asia Society Texas Center, presents Bound by composer Huang Ruo and librettist Bao-Long Chu.Bound follows Diane, a Vietnamese high school truant, who struggles with conflicting aspects of her life that bind the present to the past. Haunted by her mother's memories of war, she navigates between forgetting and remembering, and desire and duty.Bound was commissioned as part of the HGOco Song of Houston project, a unique initiative designed to connect a great opera company to its community through collaboration. The East + West series is a four-year series of chamber operas that celebrate Houston’s myriad Eastern and Western cultures and communities.The 2013-14 Season marks the finale of the East + West series.Cast
Diane - Lei Xu
Khanh - Nina Yoshida Nelsen
Stanley / Judge - Hector VasquezCreative Team
Composer - Huang Ruo
Librettist - Bao-Long Chu
Music Director - Craig Kier
Director - Christina Keefe
Scenic Designer - Ryan McGettigan
Costume Designer - Chloe DaoFor more information please call 713-546-0230 or visit HGO.org/HGOco.For wheelchair accessible seating, please call 713-228-6737 to make a reservation.