Tag Archives: Aida

“Miss Moore, your moment has arrived!”

by Suzanne Calvin

That seems to be what the opera universe has to say about the skyrocketing career of Texas-born Latonia Moore, starring in the Dallas Opera’s AIDA, opening for the first of six performances on October 26th. Hers is a story worthy of a Busby Berkeley or Frank Capra movie — minus the inevitable “Capracorn” — and it’s […]

November at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

No turkeys here-just great music and good fun! See all the reasons to make the Dallas Opera a bigger part of your family life this November. Keep scrolling… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org NOVEMBER BRINGS THE FAMILY TOGETHER AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ […]

Inside Laura Claycomb (Rated PG)

by Suzanne Calvin

My, what pearly white teeth she has!  With good reason, it turns out.  But I don’t want to take away too much from the CultureMap story below. (Photo of Laura Claycomb as Gilda in the Dallas Opera’s RIGOLETTO by production photographer Karen Almond) CULTURE MAP SOPRANO SPOTLIGHT 5 questions for hometown girl and Dallas Opera […]

AIDA Just Weeks Away!

by Suzanne Calvin

We are literally counting the days now until the start of the 2012-2013 “Pursuits of Passion” Season, sponsored by Texas Instruments Foundation. Get details on our opening production below. (Photo of Latonia Moore off-stage at the Met, courtesy of instantencore.com) MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 27, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Suzanne.Calvin@dallasopera.org Or […]

CALL HIM ISMAIL: THE MAN OPERA FORGOT

by Megan Meister

“We are now part of Europe,” stated Ismail the Magnificent, Khedive of Egypt, as he maneuvered his ancient kingdom through the maze of international politics during the 1860s and 1870s. To back up his otherwise incorrect claim, he founded a modern postal system, instituted an expansionist military policy, built an enviable railway system, and oversaw […]

Walk Like an Egyptian

by Suzanne Calvin

Don’t let the photo distract you. If you are a physically fit gentleman between the ages of 18 and 50 and have no qualms about being seen in public sans shirt then, “Come to Mama.” No, sorry, I meant “sign up now” to become a non-singing extra or supernumerary for the Dallas Opera’s upcoming production […]

A RADIANT OCTOBER AT THE DALLAS OPERA

by Megan Meister

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                     Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                 megan.meister@dallasopera.org  A RADIANT OCTOBER AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ Season Launch: Friday, October […]

WRR and TDO Take You to the Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

  The Dallas Opera and the premier Classical Music Radio Station in Texas are taking you to the opera this October — and you don’t even have to put on your shoes. It’s part of the station’s ongoing “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera” series, at noon each Saturday, but for the month leading up to […]

Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Glimmerglass Part III

by Megan Meister

Yesterday was a busy but rewarding day, starting in the morning with auditions with the rest of the apprentice artists. There were many colleagues joining me at Glimmerglass this weekend, and these auditions were attended by representatives from several artists’ managements, schools of music and various opera companies. There were two very interesting singers, mezzo-soprano […]

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 […]