Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thankful

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s time to remember how much we have to be thankful for and the Dallas Opera is no exception. Several of my co-workers responded to an email about the things that stand out for them, including: “My daughter Marigny, my patient husband Zach, Abita Amber (beer) and being able to run” — Special Events Manager […]

Kudos for The Met's "Don Carlo"

by tdoadmin

The new staging by British director Nicholas Hytner and the “richly textured, inexorably paced and vividly characterized account of Verdi’s epic score” by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra under the baton of a 35-year-old Canadian maestro (who is making big, big waves), get a thumbs-up from Anthony Tommasini of “The New York Times,” in addition to […]

Kudos for The Met’s “Don Carlo”

by Suzanne Calvin

The new staging by British director Nicholas Hytner and the “richly textured, inexorably paced and vividly characterized account of Verdi’s epic score” by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra under the baton of a 35-year-old Canadian maestro (who is making big, big waves), get a thumbs-up from Anthony Tommasini of “The New York Times,” in addition to […]

Vintage Keith

by Suzanne Calvin

Because it would have been easy to miss earlier, and because (with the holiday weekend) you might have a bit more time to lean back in your chair and (how shall I put this?) digest a fairly lengthy but altogether fascinating interview — for all these reasons and more, we are re-posting the Adam Wasserman […]

Building(s) for the Future

by Suzanne Calvin

Before he skipped the continent, Music Director Graeme Jenkins offered up an evening at the Dallas Museum of Arts to discuss the “State of the Arts” in Dallas/Fort Worth and what we need to do to develop a larger, broader and more engaged performing arts audience here in North Texas. A few of his thoughts […]

Married with Class

by Suzanne Calvin

If, after the relaxed yet romantic “Patron Appreciation Recital” given by tenor Stephen Costello and soprano Ailyn Perez on Monday,  November 8th, you can’t get enough of their chemistry — check out not one, not two, but three extensive pieces by local journalist Marilee Vergati that explore multiple aspects of their wedded life, their red-hot careers and their […]