Tag Archives: Ava Pine

The Other Oh-So-Fabulous Juliet

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera favorite Ava Pine returns to our stage, starting tomorrow, for the title role of Juliet in our four School Performances of Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet” onstage in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. Thousands of students attend these abridged mainstage productions (Yes, we cut the steamy stuff) and Ava is paired with our […]

If You've Been Pining for Ava

by tdoadmin

(Karen Almond Photo) There were a lot of crestfallen faces on music lovers when silver-tongued soprano Ava Pine announced her inevitable move to greener career pastures. But, it makes her homecomings all the more special and there’s one coming up the weekend before the MOBY-DICK world premiere. Ava will present “a delightful program of song,” […]

If You’ve Been Pining for Ava

by Suzanne Calvin

(Karen Almond Photo) There were a lot of crestfallen faces on music lovers when silver-tongued soprano Ava Pine announced her inevitable move to greener career pastures. But, it makes her homecomings all the more special and there’s one coming up the weekend before the MOBY-DICK world premiere. Ava will present “a delightful program of song,” […]

No "Park and Bark" Allowed

by tdoadmin

It’s an altogether different era in opera: Buff bodies, sprinting singers, fine actors and actresses adorning the world’s greatest stages and bringing opera to life as never before.  Two of the best of the current crop have acquired a real fan base here in Dallas: sopranos Susanna Phillips (our long-suffering Countess Almaviva in “The Marriage […]

No “Park and Bark” Allowed

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s an altogether different era in opera: Buff bodies, sprinting singers, fine actors and actresses adorning the world’s greatest stages and bringing opera to life as never before.  Two of the best of the current crop have acquired a real fan base here in Dallas: sopranos Susanna Phillips (our long-suffering Countess Almaviva in “The Marriage […]

In the good old summertime…

by James Hampton

Soprano Ava Pine Thank goodness for the Google Alert service.  It allows me to better keep up with what is going on in the industry and with our artists.  Just today I received these alerts featuring some of our 2008-2009 season alumni.  Our first Young Artist in Residence, Ava Pine, is part of the “luxury […]

What’s on your IPod? – Ava Pine

by tdo

Ava Pine For our audiences, Ava Pine almost needs no introduction. Last season, she received rave reviews for her performances as Adele in our fall 2008 production of Die Fledermaus. Other engagements include Adina in L’Elisir d’amore with Arizona Opera, Romilda in Xerxes with Boston Baroque and the Angel in the Southwestern premiere of Angels […]

What's on your IPod? – Ava Pine

by tdoadmin

Ava Pine For our audiences, Ava Pine almost needs no introduction. Last season, she received rave reviews for her performances as Adele in our fall 2008 production of Die Fledermaus. Other engagements include Adina in L’Elisir d’amore with Arizona Opera, Romilda in Xerxes with Boston Baroque and the Angel in the Southwestern premiere of Angels […]

“Fledermaus” Earns Rave Reviews

by Suzanne Calvin

Our second production of the season is being applauded and cheered by critics and audiences alike.  Sung in English, with gorgeous sets and costumes, topical humor, and a bevy of Can-Can girls…well, what’s not to like about “Die Fledermaus” by Johann Strauss Junior (the other Waltz King)?  Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell reviews for The […]