Monthly Archives: August 2011

Single Tickets for the “Tragic Obsessions” Season Go on Sale 9/12/11

by Megan Meister

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 12, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO OFFER SINGLE TICKETS FOR THE GLORIOUSLY HAND-WRINGING 2011-2012“TRAGIC OBSESSIONS” SEASON Presented by Texas Instruments Foundation ~~~~ Season Subscriptions under a Hundred Dollars are on Sale Now! Single Tickets will Start at $25 and go on Sale Sept. 12, […]

Since You Asked

by Suzanne Calvin

In light of the recent, reluctant cancellation of Leos Janacek’s 1921 masterpiece, Katya Kabanova, some have wondered aloud about the Dallas Opera’s track-record in producing works by this extraordinary composer and whether opera audiences in Dallas have ever had the opportunity to experience them. In fact, the company has had some notable success in this […]

Spectacular, Spectacular!

by Suzanne Calvin

“Dallas had a spectacular hit in March with a gorgeous rendition of RIGOLETTO.” -Willard Spiegelman, “Opera News” I would read more if I weren’t blushing so. However, don’t let me stop you from finding out exactly what Willard has to say about Laura Claycomb’s long-awaited debut–and infinitely more!  Press here.  Didn’t work?  Okay then, click! Suzanne […]

BORIS G. Wows "Opera News"

by tdoadmin

Like I always say, “Better late than never!” From the exclusive online content of “Opera News”: “Never has the Dallas Opera orchestra made such commanding, majestic music, capable of a full range of tonal effects; never has it played more like a great symphonic ensemble. Under Graeme Jenkins’s baton, the orchestra filled the hall with […]

BORIS G. Wows “Opera News”

by Suzanne Calvin

Like I always say, “Better late than never!” From the exclusive online content of “Opera News”: “Never has the Dallas Opera orchestra made such commanding, majestic music, capable of a full range of tonal effects; never has it played more like a great symphonic ensemble. Under Graeme Jenkins’s baton, the orchestra filled the hall with […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 16

by Megan Meister

There were two outstanding apprentice auditions yesterday morning, but the general level was very high.  It will be interesting to keep track and see just how many of these talented young singers actually are able to forge a career and how many fall by the wayside. Sadly, it is not always the most talented who […]