Daily Archives: July 22, 2010

Blythe Spirit

by Suzanne Calvin

I’ve been saying forever that we should turn the television series “Dallas” into an opera, for obvious reasons. Now, some enterprising opera lovers in Arkansas are working to create their own version of same. It’s a new work in progress entitled, “Billy Blythe” and it traces the operatic life and political career of former Arkansas […]

"Boris" is More Than Good Enough

by tdoadmin

Yes, folks, tonight is the night we’ll be tackling the ticklish topic of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov” (our 2010-11 Season finale) and the Tsar himself with guests Dr. Lonny Harrison, Visiting Assistant Professor and Russian Section Head at UTA and Dr. Christopher S. Anderson, Professor of Sacred MusicĀ for the Perkins School of Theology at SMU. […]

“Boris” is More Than Good Enough

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, folks, tonight is the night we’ll be tackling the ticklish topic of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov” (our 2010-11 Season finale) and the Tsar himself with guests Dr. Lonny Harrison, Visiting Assistant Professor and Russian Section Head at UTA and Dr. Christopher S. Anderson, Professor of Sacred MusicĀ for the Perkins School of Theology at SMU. […]