Monthly Archives: January 2011

High Praise Indeed, but…

by Suzanne Calvin

One half of my brain was extremely pleased to see the remarkable and remarkably gracious Juan José de León touted in “Opera Fresh” as a young singer who mmmmmmmight be the next Juan Diego Floréz.  However, the other half of my brain immediately revived memories of young baseball pitchers with “million dollar arms” and I […]

Way to Go, Juan!

by Suzanne Calvin

Juan José de León, who is making his company debut in our next production, “Romeo and Juliet,” got a dispensation to travel to San Antonio last weekend to compete in the Southwest Region Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions — and won! The Corpus Christi-born tenor earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music from UNT and a […]