Daily Archives: July 15, 2010

The Baton Rests

by Suzanne Calvin

Sad word from the U.K. today about the passing of Maestro Charles Mackerras from cancer. He was 84. Mackerras became the first guest conductor -ever- for the Dallas Opera in 1971, when he guided our initial production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with Jon Vickers (and Austrian soprano Helga Dernesch marking her American debut).  Here’s the extensive […]

They've got Spirit!

by tdoadmin

Fresh from Robert Miller’s “Dallas Morning News” column: Dallas Opera President Dr. Kern Wildenthal and his wife Marnie (past president and current co-chair of the TACA Board of Governors) will be honored November 5th by The Senior Source as recipients of the 2010 Spirit of Generations Award. This award honors individuals and groups who have […]

They’ve got Spirit!

by Suzanne Calvin

Fresh from Robert Miller’s “Dallas Morning News” column: Dallas Opera President Dr. Kern Wildenthal and his wife Marnie (past president and current co-chair of the TACA Board of Governors) will be honored November 5th by The Senior Source as recipients of the 2010 Spirit of Generations Award. This award honors individuals and groups who have […]