Daily Archives: August 4, 2010

Butterflies Over Santa Fe

by Suzanne Calvin

Those unlucky enough to have missed the Dallas Opera’s outstanding season finale, “Madame Butterfly,” are getting something of a second chance at Santa Fe where two of the four leads are currently starring in the latest version of Puccini’s classic heartbreaker. Once again, according to Dallas Morning News Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell, tenor Brandon […]

The First Step is a You-Know-What

by Suzanne Calvin

From the Salzburg Festival, rave reviews for Bulgarian director Vera Nemirova’s outlandish-yet-nuanced vision of Alban Berg’s “Lulu.”  Evidently a certain amount of audience participation paid off, at least when the characters were pitching fake 500 Euro bills to delighted patrons.  Get the lowdown from “The New York Times” Anthony Tommasini. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Dir. Media & […]