Tag Archives: Boris Godunov

One (and Two) for Theater Jones!

by tdoadmin

As the year ends at “Theater Jones,” critic Gregory Sullivan Isaacs selected the Dallas Opera’s 2011 revival of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” as the number one classical music event of the year! However, he admits it was something of a coin toss, as he was just about equally knocked out by our epic production of Modest Mussorgsky’s […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by tdoadmin

Well, you can just imagine my delight (and yes, surprise) when I opened this morning’s Dallas Morning News and read that Scott Cantrell had selected the Dallas Opera production of BORIS GODUNOV as the number one classical music event of 2011! What a wonderful Christmas present for all of us at the Dallas Opera!

The Dallas Opera: Outside Regular Office Hours

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org DALLAS OPERA REMINDERS ~~~~ Single Tickets Now On-Sale, Starting at $25 ~~~~ “Dallas Opera Encore Performances” Begins Tonight at 7:00 on WRR, With 2011’s Luminous Production of Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet, Starring Tenor Charles Castronovo, Soprano Lyubov Petrova, Bass Robert Lloyd and Baritone Joshua […]

BORIS G. Wows "Opera News"

by tdoadmin

Like I always say, “Better late than never!” From the exclusive online content of “Opera News”: “Never has the Dallas Opera orchestra made such commanding, majestic music, capable of a full range of tonal effects; never has it played more like a great symphonic ensemble. Under Graeme Jenkins’s baton, the orchestra filled the hall with […]

BORIS G. Wows “Opera News”

by Suzanne Calvin

Like I always say, “Better late than never!” From the exclusive online content of “Opera News”: “Never has the Dallas Opera orchestra made such commanding, majestic music, capable of a full range of tonal effects; never has it played more like a great symphonic ensemble. Under Graeme Jenkins’s baton, the orchestra filled the hall with […]

Inside Laura Claycomb

by Suzanne Calvin

Wow, what a revealing conversation! I have a keen appreciation for a well-put, well-thought-out question and an even greater appreciation for a consistently honest response. Plenty of both to recommend the second part of William Burnett’s interview with 2011 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Laura Claycomb in the latest online edition of “Opera Warhorses.” Read. […]

Small Fry, Big Talent

by Suzanne Calvin

(Photo by Benjamin Hager for Advocatemag.com) “Some families have kids who play soccer; we have opera kids.”  That sums up this terrific inside look at the lives of our littlest singers in the current edition of the “Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate.”  Get the story from Christina Hughes Babb and you’ll come away with a deeper appreciation […]

A Note-Worthy Salute

by Suzanne Calvin

All the drama of the playoffs, with our own Dallas Mavericks facing-off against the Portland Trailblazers in Game One, launched with the national anthem sung by the Dallas Opera’s phenomenal guest artist, tenor Keith Jameson, who just completed our critically acclaimed production of “Boris Godunov” at Sunday’s matinee.   This is how it’s done, ladies and gentlemen!  […]

Our Younger Supporting Artists

by Suzanne Calvin

A heart-warming look at two young brothers performing in “Boris Godunov” in Nancy Churnin’s KidBeat Column for “The Dallas Morning News.” You may need to register to read the main article, so start here at the “Morning News” blog to find out whether this topic catches your interest. And FYI, the topic is kids performing in opera–and […]

Dallas: Arts Center On The Rise

by Suzanne Calvin

Tell me: does it get any better than this? From Theodore Bale’s Arts Journal Blog, “Texas, a Concept: Art, Music, and Dance in the Lone Star State” about his recent weekend at the Dallas Opera. Suzanne Calvin, Manager Director Media & PR