Daily Archives: September 23, 2010

Hot Szot

by Suzanne Calvin

The name is pronounced “Shot,” by the way.  POW-low SHOT.  Hope you won money on that one. “Dallas audiences ARE in for a treat” any way you pronounce it. I’m counting the days until the arrival of baritone Paulo Szot to begin rehearsals for our season opener: Mozart’s retelling of the Don Juan legend, “Don Giovanni.” And […]

Two Hands Equal One Controversy

by Suzanne Calvin

They’re at it again, the local critics, that is. Willard Spiegelman of D magazine (not to mention SMU, “The New York Times,” etc.) is the latest to raise the issue of the audience “O”…the sometimes ill-timed, other times automatic standing ovations on the part of Dallas/Fort Worth audiences. One of the points made is that this behavior somehow validates […]