A Lucia “Firing on All Cylinders”

by Suzanne Calvin

Another rave review for the Dallas Opera season opener, “Lucia di Lammermoor” which continues tonight at the Winspear Opera House at 7:30 PM. Here’s the view from a local critic already well-known to you for the quality of his work:  Olin Chism, writing on special assignment for the “Star-Telegram.”

It reads, in part:

“Sunday afternoon’s performance displayed top-rank singing in the major roles, solid performances among the supporting characters, excellent singing and playing by the chorus and orchestra, appropriately gloomy sets contrasted with bright period costumes, and understated stage direction (in Lucia’s most famous scene, she was mad but not rug-chewing mad).”

Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/10/25/3473476/dallas-operas-lucia-is-great-across.html#tvg#ixzz1buLqi7jz

(Photo by Karen Almond)

Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

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