Tag Archives: Art&Seek

Conversations@the Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

If you haven’t made time to attend one of these, you’re losing out. Some of the most fascinating and meaningful conversations about music and art I’ve had the pleasure to attend in the past year are happening right in front of our noses — in Hamon Hall at the Winspear Opera House. Keep scrolling for […]

Cosi is the Critics Choice

by Suzanne Calvin

You should have placed your bet on COSI rather than the Colts.  The reviews are streaming in for the Dallas Opera’s second production in the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House and the general consensus is: We have a certified winner!  Aided and abetted by the considerable talents of its outstanding ensemble cast, the […]

Eye of the Beholder

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera has had the joy of working with an outstanding production photographer for the last several years, Karen Almond, who brings imagination and genuine artistry to every task.  Luckily for us, someone outside the company has noticed. Jerome Weeks of KERA’s “Art & Seek” seems to be vying with me for the unpaid, unofficial job […]

The Reviews are IN! Part Two

by Suzanne Calvin

I’m dashing through these as quickly as possible and I hope you’ll feel free to add your comments and thoughts on this amazing opening weekend.  Here’s the word from Bloomberg News’ Jeremy Girard, who found himself especially moved by the last act and its “emotional punch.” Longtime local classical music writer and critic, Olin Chism, on […]