Daily Archives: June 23, 2008

Rock me Amadeus – The Inwood Living Room Series.

by James Hampton

No, we didn’t play Falco’s 1985 chart topping hit – but we thought about it. The Dallas Opera kicked off our Inwood Living Room Series with Milos Foreman’s multi-award winning film Amadeus. Many thanks to the patrons and new friends that came out to join us for the first in our free screenings. The movie […]

"The Operatic Revelation of the Year"

by tdoadmin

Not everybody will agree with me, but I like it when local classical music critics go gaga. I like it best, of course, when they get excited about what The Dallas Opera is putting onstage, but a “jazzed” critic, under any circumstances, is a pleasure to read. Witness Scott Cantrell’s rapturous review of Sir William […]

“The Operatic Revelation of the Year”

by Suzanne Calvin

Not everybody will agree with me, but I like it when local classical music critics go gaga. I like it best, of course, when they get excited about what The Dallas Opera is putting onstage, but a “jazzed” critic, under any circumstances, is a pleasure to read. Witness Scott Cantrell’s rapturous review of Sir William […]

Cafe Society: Madrid Style!

by Suzanne Calvin

Wow. Did I say that loudly enough? Okay, then. WOW. Our latest casual pre-season event for “Figaro in Flip-Flops,” presented by One Arts Plaza, was a knock-out Spanish Wines and Tapas Tasting at Cafe Madrid in Oak Cliff’s Bishop Arts District. It really struck me as the perfect way to spend a hot Sunday afternoon, […]

"A Night in Old Spain" at the Meadows Museum

by tdoadmin

Dallas Opera lovers were hosted to “A Night in Old Spain at the Meadows Museum” Thursday, June 19th. Our gracious hostess, arts and humanities lecturer Barbara Benac, traced the Spanish roots of “The Marriage of Figaro,” set in Seville, in a fascinating presentation that blended portraits and paintings from the extensive Meadows Museum collection with […]

“A Night in Old Spain” at the Meadows Museum

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera lovers were hosted to “A Night in Old Spain at the Meadows Museum” Thursday, June 19th. Our gracious hostess, arts and humanities lecturer Barbara Benac, traced the Spanish roots of “The Marriage of Figaro,” set in Seville, in a fascinating presentation that blended portraits and paintings from the extensive Meadows Museum collection with […]