615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77208

Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle Poster

Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle

Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $145

May 16 - 17, 2019

Here we are now. Now at last you see Before you Bluebeard's castle.

Why See Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle?

Classical & OperaClassicalConcerts

Seven doors, seven shocking secrets

The doors of Bluebeard's forbidding castle swing open for this semi-staged concert of Bartok's chilling fairytale opera, closing Houston Symphony's 2018/19 season. Following newlywed bride Judith as she enters her husband's home for the first time and discovers his darkest secrets, Bluebeard's Castle is a pulse-racing thriller, and this spectacular recital is guaranteed to have you on the very edge of your seat!

This live rendition of Bartok's gothic masterpiece is a truly unmissable event, especially with opera's brightest stars Michelle DeYoung and Matthias Goerne leading the Symphony as conducted by Andreas Orozco-Estrada.

What is the story of Bluebeard's Castle?

When the young wife of Bluebeard finally comes to her husband's residence after their elopement, he bids her to treat the monumental castle as her own but for seven mysterious doors she is never to open. Curiosity piqued and unable to resist, she begins to open the doors one by one. But what she finds behind them will never leave her...

show content hide content

Additional Information


Performance date: 16 May 2019

About Houston Theater: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.

Next available performances

Thu, May 16



Fri, May 17



View all times and dates


Venue home

Venue home







Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

You might also like

Until May 5, 2019

Crimes of the Heart

Warm-hearted, irreverent, and imaginative

Until May 5, 2019

Houston Grand Opera - Don Giovanni

It is easy to see why many music lovers cite Don Giovanni as their favourite opera of all time.

Until Apr 28, 2019


Celebrate TUTS' 50th anniversary with this deeply moving musical

Please note: The term Jones Hall for the Performing Arts and/or Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts and/or Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts and/or Houston Symphony - Bluebeard's Castle and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.