Daily Archives: August 27, 2012

Corporate Citizenship, Indeed!

by Suzanne Calvin

The Texas Instruments Foundation has deep roots in our community and they were made deeper still by the foundation’s generous allocation of $1.5 million in vital grant monies to a dozen key arts organizations–including the Dallas Opera.  Commitment is easily talked about, but rarely so well expressed. Read all about it on the Texas Instruments […]

Safe for All Ages and Budgets

by Suzanne Calvin

After looking at a friend’s tickets for a single pre-season game for a major sports franchise; I don’t want to hear any more complaints about opera being “too expensive.” In fact, I want you to more-or-less empty your wallet, grab the kids or grandkids, and come to the Winspear for some outstanding family friendly programs at […]

Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Glimmerglass Part I

by Megan Meister

Otsego Lake, the setting for the Glimmerglass Festival. The Glimmerglass Festival in upstate New York is my last stop on my summer travels.  This is only the second season under general and artistic director Francesca Zambello and is filled with interesting repertoire in unusual productions. Last night was Jean-Baptiste Lully’s ARMIDE, first performed in 1686, […]