Tag Archives: Art and Seek

It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

by Suzanne Calvin

Actually, hope for the future of opera is expressed in varying DEGREES in this KERA “Art and Seek” piece on “Taking Opera’s Temperature.” Arts producer/reporter Jerome Weeks lets other pundits do the talking on the NPR segment produced by Tom Huizenga.  However, he does note that, when queried about the most dynamite new opera of […]

Nothing to Do With Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, nothing to do with opera; however, it has everything to do with the community in which we, too, invest a great deal of effort to create art, so it definitely caught my interest. How would you identify and explain “Art in the Public Square” in the City of Dallas? I’m not being argumentative, I’m […]

TOOR-an-DOUGH

by Suzanne Calvin

  From my very personal standpoint, it’s emphasis on the first and third syllables. But for many, many, many people reading this — I am flat out 100% wrong and an ignoramus to boot!  That’s one of the more charming aspects of any production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Turandot.”  Nobody argues about how you pronounce HIS name, it’s how […]

22,000 and Still Counting

by Suzanne Calvin

  There is still time to mark your calendar and plan to be there at Cowboys Stadium for the first ever Dallas Opera Simulcast in a sports venue. The production is Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE, featuring an all-star cast, and it’s a great introduction to opera. Get more details from KERA’s Jerome Weeks here or Classical […]

Proverbial Talk of the Town

by Suzanne Calvin

  Yes, as suspected, the announcement that the Dallas Opera and Cowboys Stadium have partnered for an April 28th live simulcast of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” has quickly become the talk of the town. You may select from a variety of journalistic takes on the upcoming event… From Daniel J. Wakin at “The New York Times” Classical Music […]

“Pursuits of Passion” in 2012-2013

by Suzanne Calvin

The opinions from pundit-ville are rolling in, regarding the Dallas Opera’s upcoming “Pursuits of Passion” Season. From Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell at “The Dallas Morning News” we get both news and analysis — click here. Other interesting folk weighing-in, including Arnold Wayne Jones at “Dallas Voice,” available here, Jerome Weeks at KERA’s “Art and […]

Met Opera Live at Booker T.

by Suzanne Calvin

  The Dallas Opera is delighted to help the kids (D.I.S.D students, grade 4 through 12) at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts get more out of every opera experience.  So, as part of the live HD broadcasts from New York’s Metropolitan Opera, we’re contributing speakers like Dallas Opera Head of Music […]

Sign Up for Free Tickets to Final "Lucia"

by tdoadmin

You could be the winner of a pair of tickets to the final performance (Sunday, November 6th matinee at 2:00 PM) of the Dallas Opera’s critically acclaimed revival of “Lucia di Lammermoor” in the Winspear Opera House. For details, look to KERA’s “Art and Seek” blog (link below). Good luck! Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & […]

Sign Up for Free Tickets to Final “Lucia”

by Suzanne Calvin

You could be the winner of a pair of tickets to the final performance (Sunday, November 6th matinee at 2:00 PM) of the Dallas Opera’s critically acclaimed revival of “Lucia di Lammermoor” in the Winspear Opera House. For details, look to KERA’s “Art and Seek” blog (link below). Good luck! Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & […]

Completing the Endowment Campaign

by Suzanne Calvin

Lots of folks weighing-in today on the Dallas Opera’s successful completion of the two-year, $20 million endowment campaign. Including “Dallas Business Journal” And “COMMANDOpera” And D Magazine And “Art and Seek” (KERA) Not to mention, this, from Norman Lebrecht. (Photo courtesy of COMMANDOpera) Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR