Category Archives: Fashion@theOpera

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Make FIRST NIGHT Number One

by Suzanne Calvin

I realize that sounds a trifle redundant, but FIRST NIGHT (the Dallas Opera’s Opening Night Festivities) is in the running for the number one most glamorous social event of the season. You can check out the options on CultureMap Dallas and cast your ballot (scroll down to choice F for FIRST NIGHT) right here. But do […]

Like an Egyptian

by Suzanne Calvin

Who isn’t interested in how grand spectacles like AIDA make it from the design table to the stage? Not to mention how you handle the “care and feeding” of vintage costume designs like those for this acclaimed production. Go backstage at the Winspear Opera House and get a better understanding of the role of radiator […]

Breathtaking Fashion

by Suzanne Calvin

I just love the sense of being “in the moment” in these sumptuous shots by Kristi and Scot Redman, the fashion editors of “D magazine.” Enjoy “the moment” here.  It truly was a FIRST NIGHT to remember.  And don’t forget: the final performances of Verdi’s AIDA are taking place on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon.  It’s not […]

Fashionista Heaven and Moore!

by Suzanne Calvin

More favorable reactions to the overall experience of FIRST NIGHT 2012. This, from Sherri Tilley at “The Flash List” who savored it all and wrote of soprano Latonia Moore: “Her solo ‘Return a conqueror’ in Act I had the audience mesmerized, absolutely captivated by her uniquely beautiful voice.  Like a praiseworthy evangelist, Latonia Moore will […]

“Reddy” on the Red Carpet

by Suzanne Calvin

Distinctive fashions, intriguing designs, and every one of them gorgeous. That was the story of FIRST NIGHT 2012 honoring Women’s Basketball great Nancy Lieberman and presenting “Arts and Sports Together,” starting with a blazing red gown depicting the Dallas Opera’s “Pursuits of Passion” Season. Here’s a take on the entire affair from “Culture Map Dallas” and […]

Sneak Peek at AIDA – and TDO’s Awe-Inspiring Set

by Suzanne Calvin

Can’t wait any longer to get a look at the Dallas Opera’s AIDA, opening Friday, October 26th? I don’t blame you a bit for being curious. Fortunately, we were lucky enough to rate a segment on this morning’s “Good Morning Texas” on WFAA-TV with reporter Shannon Powell Hart, featuring several key people–both onstage and off. […]

Redefining “Game Face” for FIRST NIGHT

by Suzanne Calvin

Who’s got game? We’ll let you decide. Get your tickets now for the fantastic FIRST NIGHT celebrations at the Dallas Opera. There are fresh details contained in the release to follow: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Suzanne.Calvin@dallasopera.org Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 Megan.Meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE […]

FIRST Things First

by Suzanne Calvin

  If you were anywhere in the vicinity of the intersection of Flora Street and Jack Evans on the evening of October 21, 2011 — you already know what a blockbuster of an event this was. The great thing is, having pulled it off in spectacular fashion once, it should be even better this go […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

In this week’s Fashion@theOpera we look at the latest Modern Luxury’s issue.  In it we have coverage from First Night, Opening night of the ‘Tragic Obsessions’ Season on page 36 of the Digital Edition and TDO’s General Director and CEO is on page 97 of the Digial Edition in the feature “Art & Soul”.  Enjoy […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Abi Ferrin designer for Tristan & Isolde (click on link) Enjoy this video from First Night, Opening Night Celebration Friday, October 21st.  We take a look at how designer Abi Ferrin took on the role of designing for such an epic opera like Wagner’s Tristan & Isolde. Tickets for Tristan & Isolde  are currently on […]