Tag Archives: COMMANDOpera

The Spring Countdown Begins

by Suzanne Calvin

Here at the Dallas Opera we’re girding ourselves (okay, I just wanted an excuse to write “girding”) for the second half of the “Dangerous Desires” Season, kicking off February 11th with Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet” starring Charles Castronovo and Lyubov Petrova in the title roles.   Crewmantle of COMMANDOpera sounds jazzed already.  Check it out […]


by Suzanne Calvin

Kudos to COMMANDOpera for the preview of our upcoming season opener, “Don Giovanni,” particularly for going the distance to acquire these gorgeous photos of the John Pascoe-designed set for Washington National Opera. The renowned Mr. Pascoe will be directing his production in Dallas, as well. In any event, it’s a superb sneak peek at what we can expect […]

Dallas: The Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

Crewmantle at COMMANDOpera has rightly deduced that the cult television series “Dallas” has all the necessary components (sex, greed, murder) to be considered a natural for the opera stage.  And on this 30th anniversary of the most famous episode of them all, “Who Shot J.R.?”, I’d be interested in knowing your casting choices for the leading […]