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“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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A NEW COMMISSION FOR A HOLIDAY OPERA BY AMERICAN COMPOSER MARK ADAMO ~~~~ The […]
Composer-Librettist Mark Adamo is coming Thursday night to talk about his life, work and career. Will you be there? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 11, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 email@example.com THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS A NEW “COMPOSING CONVERSATION WITH MARK ADAMO” ~~~~ The Renowned American Composer/Librettist of the operas Little Women, Lysistrata and The […]
Renowned American composer-librettist Mark Adamo invites you to the Nasher Sculpture Center for a “Composing Conversation” with Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, Senior Classical Music and Opera Critic for “Theater Jones” — and it’s free! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 11, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 firstname.lastname@example.org THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS A NEW “COMPOSING CONVERSATION WITH MARK […]
Keith Cerny’s latest edition of “Off the Cuff” on “Theater Jones” explores the technical ins-and-outs of opera simulcasts. Everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask. Read on. Be sure not to miss Luke McKenzie’s incredible photos. Suzanne Calvin, Director of Media and Public Relations
It is one of the most intimate, personal, and moving of art forms. It is “Art Song” and it has aficionados as passionate as any in the opera world. Thanks to the Titus Family, the Dallas Opera is going to play a vital role in the preservation of the fine art of “art song.” Details […]