Daily Archives: August 26, 2008

The DVR for Your Radio

by tdo

Every month, Suzanne Calvin hosts Inside The Dallas Opera on WRR Classical 101.1 FM.  If you’ve missed an episode or want to know what you’re missing, download our podcasts from iTunes! This month’s Inside the Dallas Opera features Milestone Culinary Arts Center’s Chef Sharon Van Meter, hostess of our Figaro in Flip-Flops Cooking Series. Join […]

Speaking of Kenneth Branagh…

by Suzanne Calvin

If you’re scratching your head about the subject line, keep scrolling downward and you’ll hit an earlier post about our new General Director, George Steel. But, I digress. I keep hearing about Kenneth Branagh’s fabulous version of “The Magic Flute,” and here’s another rave review.  So, why hasn’t this at least been distributed on DVD […]

He Brought a Voice to an Instrument Fight

by tdo

Dr. Stephen Dubberly lecturing on Roberto Devereux at One Arts Plaza Dr. Stephen Dubberly promised not to sing for us at the beginning of his lecture on our upcoming production of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. About thirty-minutes in, he broke that promise. As the University of North Texas’ Music Director, Dr. Dubberly is very familiar with […]

Keeping Up Presidential Appearances

by Suzanne Calvin

I hope you caught this interesting analysis from Dallas Morning News Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell on his first impressions of General Director George Steel. I would, however, beg to differ with him on the JFK haircut thing. It’s really closer to RKF’s, if memory serves. And, in any event, if you’re going to compare […]