Quote of the Day

by Suzanne Calvin

It comes in today’s New York Times from former University of Colorado Fullback Keith Miller on getting off the sidelines and onto the opera stage:  “I was still a jock at the time,” he’s quoted as saying “and I thought, you can pick up chicks if you speak Italian.”

One of the best reasons I’ve ever heard for getting into this crazy, fabulous business.  And, having performed over a hundred times at the Met, I’d say he’s found his position on the field.

Read the rest of the piece here

Photo of Mr. Miller as Ramfis in Portland Opera’s 2008 Aida by Brent Wojahn of The Oregonian.

Suzanne Calvin, Assoc. Dir. of Marketing, The Dallas Opera

2 Responses to Quote of the Day

Suzanne says: August 27, 2009 at 3:29 pm

Well, isn’t blogging the ultimate form of subjective communication? Just to avoid keeping our readers in suspense, you’ll no doubt be pleased to know that Ticket Meister Sadie Prater saved the day…got the call on her cell at our all-hands staff meeting…and dashed across the parking lot to take care of this patron.

Another crisis averted! Thanks to our brave and loyal ticket office staff!!!!!!

gigi says: August 25, 2009 at 10:28 am

Help! Standing outside 210 after driving 50 min to get here to buy gift certif … Was told u would be open @ 10 am!!!! My only window to buy these. Cell 469 261 0558.