Daily Archives: November 15, 2011

Holiday Gift Suggestion

by Suzanne Calvin

  For the opera lovers in your life: a $75 FLEX subscription (3 operas) to the Dallas Opera and a little background material to go along with it. Ron Davis’ “La Scala West” about the Kelly/Rescigno years is on-sale at amazon.com for $34.19 (which is considerably better than the $50 I shelled out for my […]

Subscriber Perk: Another Rave for Racette

by Suzanne Calvin

Seriously, there are lots of reasons to subscribe to the Dallas Opera but the perks this year seem, to me, some of the best ever. Especially the “Cabaret Evening with Patricia Racette” praised by Marilee Vergati in this issue of ”Dallas Dance Examiner:” “Racette’s renditions transformed classic songs into picturesque scenes reminiscent of the golden years […]

Karen Almond Colors Our World

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, she does. Note Karen’s latest photo to grace the pages of “The New York Times, from the Lyric Opera of Kansas City production of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte,” the second work presented in the company’s glamorous new home, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. In case you are unaware, Karen Almond has long […]