Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Pros and Cons of Anne Boleyn

by Suzanne Calvin

Wish you could have been there! It was indeed a “rousing” discussion of the life, times and death of Anne Boleyn last night as the Dallas Opera kicked off our summer lecture series (part of the “Baritones and Beachballs” (mostly) free summer events presented by SKINTASTIC.  A BIG round of applause is due to Dr. Kevin […]

The Best of the Best

by Suzanne Calvin

The word you’ve been waiting for, the winner of this season’s hotly contested “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year Award” was announced yesterday evening before a host of interested spectators in Nancy B. Hamon Hall. General Director and CEO Keith Cerny read a gracious statement from the winner and you can read all about […]

Getting the ball rolling… the Beachball that is!

by tdo

When celebrating Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI with a food and wine tasting, you could find yourself debating on which cultural direction to focus. Since DON GIOVANNI is an Italian opera, it’s only obvious that you should celebrate with a wine from the world’s biggest producer. On the other hand, DON GIOVANNI is set in Spain, not […]

"Good-bye" to the Legendary Peter J. Hall

by tdoadmin

Peter J. Hall, the Resident Costume Designer for the Dallas Opera and a renowned theatrical designer and artist known throughout the world, died Thursday, May 27th in Dallas from cardiac complications following a prolonged illness. He was 84 years old. Born in Bristol, England, Mr. Hall showed an early interest in theater, pursuing his dream […]

“Good-bye” to the Legendary Peter J. Hall

by Suzanne Calvin

Peter J. Hall, the Resident Costume Designer for the Dallas Opera and a renowned theatrical designer and artist known throughout the world, died Thursday, May 27th in Dallas from cardiac complications following a prolonged illness. He was 84 years old. Born in Bristol, England, Mr. Hall showed an early interest in theater, pursuing his dream […]