Tag Archives: Anna Bolena

Stephen’s Moment to Shine

by Suzanne Calvin

The reviews continue to trickle in for our current productions, Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” ending on Sunday and Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena,” which runs through November 14th. Mark-Brian Sonna praises a host of “jaw-dropping and amazing vocal performances” but adds that one is in a class by itself. Get your tickets before they’re gone! Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Media […]

The Critics Speak, Post-Script

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Examiner’s Marilee Vergati loved our new production of “Anna Bolena” (“Anne Boleyn”) and says the buzz at intermission was chiefly about Dallas favorite Stephen Costello and newcomer Elena Belfiore. Read more here — and then backtrack to “The Critics Speak, Part One” for any reviews you might have missed. “Don Giovanni” ends with a final matinee […]

The Critics Speak, Part One

by Suzanne Calvin

Heads rolled and the reviews are already rolling in for the Dallas Opera’s final installment of the famed Tudor Trilogy, “Anna Bolena” (Anne Boleyn) which opened this past weekend. Up first was “Dallas Morning News” Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell who praised the Dallas Opera Orchestra and Music Director Graeme Jenkins but found flaws in […]

Up With the Volume – Off With Her Head!

by Suzanne Calvin

Time’s a-wasting! Only a few more performances of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” left to enjoy. Here’s the latest review from Arnold Jones of “The Voice.” By the way, we will be broadcasting live this evening from the Winspear Opera House as we open the first of six performances of Donizetti’s renowned Tudor tragedy, “Anna Bolena” (a.k.a. […]

He Brought a Voice to an Instrument Fight

by tdo

Dr. Stephen Dubberly lecturing on Roberto Devereux at One Arts Plaza Dr. Stephen Dubberly promised not to sing for us at the beginning of his lecture on our upcoming production of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. About thirty-minutes in, he broke that promise. As the University of North Texas’ Music Director, Dr. Dubberly is very familiar with […]