Monthly Archives: March 2010

If You've Been Pining for Ava

by tdoadmin

(Karen Almond Photo) There were a lot of crestfallen faces on music lovers when silver-tongued soprano Ava Pine announced her inevitable move to greener career pastures. But, it makes her homecomings all the more special and there’s one coming up the weekend before the MOBY-DICK world premiere. Ava will present “a delightful program of song,” […]

If You’ve Been Pining for Ava

by Suzanne Calvin

(Karen Almond Photo) There were a lot of crestfallen faces on music lovers when silver-tongued soprano Ava Pine announced her inevitable move to greener career pastures. But, it makes her homecomings all the more special and there’s one coming up the weekend before the MOBY-DICK world premiere. Ava will present “a delightful program of song,” […]

Dallas: The Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

Crewmantle at COMMANDOpera has rightly deduced that the cult television series “Dallas” has all the necessary components (sex, greed, murder) to be considered a natural for the opera stage.  And on this 30th anniversary of the most famous episode of them all, “Who Shot J.R.?”, I’d be interested in knowing your casting choices for the leading […]

Some Enchanted Evening…

by Suzanne Calvin

      There are toothpicks propping open my eyes, but it was, all in all, a terrific evening of song.  Read on for details while I try to spot my car in the snow….                 DALLAS, MARCH 21, 2010 –The Dallas Opera Guild concluded it’s 22nd annual competition for young opera singers late […]