It’s a panel discussion next week that shouldn’t be missed! The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Details follow.
Author Archives: Suzanne Calvin
This month’s edition of “Off the Cuff” for “Theater Jones” is an exploration of death, empathy and character transformation in opera by General Director and CEO Keith Cerny. Avail yourself of his insights here. Suzanne Calvin, Director of Media and Public Relations
The new season has been announced and we are back to five mainstage productions! MARRIAGE OF FIGARO SALOME LA WALLY/EVEREST LA BOHÈME IOLANTA
Looking for the lowdown on the Dallas Opera’s upcoming presentation of “Death and the Powers”? The Global Interactive Simulcast? Wild lobby displays and cool apps?
“No opera ever composed has music more gorgeous, more sumptuous, than Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Die tote Stadt. This is, after all, music by the man who later became famous for scores for movies including “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex,” “The Sea Hawk” and “Of Human Bondage.” Thus writes […]
All I can tell you is, people came up to us afterwards telling us they wanted to buy tickets–immediately–to whatever was scheduled next. The reviewers revealed generally favorable reactions to the “imaginative” program and a few quibbles with the way we presented the artist. Read on to get Classical Music Critic Gregory Sullivan Isaac’s perspective for […]
Norma, Norma, Norma! In Texas and around the world it’s round-up time as the year comes to a close, and first up is Daniel Patrick Stearns with his great moments in opera from 2013. Don’t miss his confession that he went dumpster diving (okay, so he didn’t use that term) for a Jennifer Higdon score! […]
The National Endowment for the Arts has committed $30,000 to the development of a new world premiere opera by composer Jake Heggie and Librettist Terrence McNally entitled, “Great Scott.” The work is scheduled to take centerstage at the Dallas Opera in October 2015, starring Joyce DiDonato. Culture Map Dallas has details on the local projects […]
The tightly knit musical community has suffered a blow with the recent death of pianist and musical coach Mark Armstrong of Tulsa Opera, also closely associated with TDO. Details in this “Tulsa World” obituary. Suzanne Calvin, Director of Media and Public Relations
A little something extra in your holiday stocking — come December 2015 (and courtesy of composer-librettist Mark Adamo and the Dallas Opera)…read on! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 email@example.com THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A NEW COMMISSION FOR A HOLIDAY OPERA BY AMERICAN COMPOSER MARK ADAMO ~~~~ The […]