Houston Grand Opera announces its 2020-2021 season. This 66th season brings a dramatic variety of programming, including audience favorites, acclaimed new works, a world premiere for the 2020 holidays, and yes, a visit from everyone’s favorite novice nun nanny in The Sound of Music. Let’s take a closer look at all the music, drama, and comedy from HGO that will feed our yearly opera habit. Bizet’s Carmen (October 23-November 13, 2020) The season opens with new faces and voices for this Rob Ashford’s acclaimed 2014 production of the beloved, fiery classic. American mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars as Carmen along with tenor Andrea Caré as Don José, bass-baritone Christian Pursell as Escamillo, and Anita Hartig as Micaela will all make their HGO debuts.