Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dallas: Arts Center On The Rise

by Suzanne Calvin

Tell me: does it get any better than this? From Theodore Bale’s Arts Journal Blog, “Texas, a Concept: Art, Music, and Dance in the Lone Star State” about his recent weekend at the Dallas Opera. Suzanne Calvin, Manager Director Media & PR

A Luminous Night at the Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

UNVEIL: the Dallas Opera’s 2011 Gala, chaired by Jessica Jesse, brought us the world premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s new song cycle, A Question of Light, in partnership with the Dallas Museum of Art. The reviews are now trickling in: Olin Chism at KERA’s “Art and Seek” blog says it was obvious that the audience […]

“A Question of Light”

by Suzanne Calvin

“What is the truth we see on the wall?” Explore A Question of Light, the extraordinary new song cycle by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer just UNVEILed by acclaimed American baritone Nathan Gunn at the Dallas Opera’s annual Gala. Get more of the story behind the cycle in this piece by Classical Music Critic Scott […]

Everybody's Favorite "Rigoletto"

by tdoadmin

I wish I had a dollar for every person who’s stopped to tell me they have never experienced a better-sung, better acted, more thrilling production of “Rigoletto” than the one currently onstage at the Dallas Opera. The kudos continue, even late in the run. Here’s the latest review from Gregory Sullivan Isaacs over at Theater Jones. Hope you […]

Everybody’s Favorite “Rigoletto”

by Suzanne Calvin

I wish I had a dollar for every person who’s stopped to tell me they have never experienced a better-sung, better acted, more thrilling production of “Rigoletto” than the one currently onstage at the Dallas Opera. The kudos continue, even late in the run. Here’s the latest review from Gregory Sullivan Isaacs over at Theater Jones. Hope you […]

Man of Many Talents and Passions

by Suzanne Calvin

An apt description for renowned American baritone Nathan Gunn, who will headline tonight’s Dallas Opera Gala: UNVEIL. Mr. Gunn will be performing the new song cycle by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer especially commissioned by the Dallas Opera for tonight’s event. He will also be performing a cabaret evening with his wife and frequent artistic […]

2011 World Premiere Weekend

by Suzanne Calvin

From Bob Miller’s column in “The Dallas Morning News”: The Dallas Opera honors Margaret McDermott with musical work By Robert Miller romiller@dallasnews.com Published 06 April 2011 10:54 PM The Dallas Opera will present the world premiere Friday evening of a song cycle dedicated to Dallas philanthropist Margaret McDermott. A Question of Light, by composer Jake […]

The View from the Stage

by Suzanne Calvin

Singer David Cangelosi has been an invaluable asset to the Dallas Opera’s production of “Boris Godunov” — both on and off the stage! Check out his latest blog entry on why this production matters to Dallas and more. Entertaining and informative reading, to be sure, from a real “prince” of an artist. And, yes, he DID […]

Godunov strikes the wooden nail squarely on the head. – Eliot C. Hall's take on BORIS GODUNOV – FB reviewer

by tdoadmin

  Friday April 1st, 2011 the Dallas Opera unveiled their Boris Godunov as the final offering of their season of ‘Dangerous desires’. Though every production this season was marvelous on it’s own merits it might be argued that the Dallas Opera was saving the best for the last. The fantastic presentation that night was awe […]