Tag Archives: D magazine

You’re Invited – Tonight!

by Suzanne Calvin

What’s so controversial about Arts Education? Mmmmm. Just about everything: Who funds it? Who needs it? Who gets it? Join Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny, D magazine Arts Editor Peter Simek, and an outstanding panel to discuss the future of education in the arts in America. More here from Liz Johnstone of […]

25K – And Still Counting (Have you Reserved Your Seats?)

by Suzanne Calvin

Time is running out to reserve your seat or seats for the Dallas Opera’s April 28th Cowboys Stadium simulcast, presented by The Dallas Foundation. However, the hot news of the day is that 25,000 of you have already signed up for tickets to attend the Saturday evening performance — live from the Winspear Opera House […]

Free, Public Roundtable on the Impact of the Arts on Education

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 5, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT “THE GENERAL DIRECTOR’S ROUNDTABLE” ON “THE IMPORTANCE OF ARTS IN EDUCATION” FEATURING LEANN BINFORD, DIRECTOR, CREATIVE LEARNING WORKFORCE AT BIG THOUGHT, INC., AND ZANNIE VOSS, PhD PROFESSOR AND CHAIR OF ARTS ADMINISTRATION, SMU’S COX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS […]

Tristan & Isolde – What a Night!

by Suzanne Calvin

Okay, I confess: by the end of the evening, I was struggling with tears (and for all the right reasons). Were you there at last night’s opening of Christian Rath’s stunning new production of TRISTAN & ISOLDE?  Was I the only sentimental slob out there who found the overall experience transcendent? The reviews are already coming in, starting […]

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 […]

Creating New Opera (And Other Musical Works)

by Suzanne Calvin

December 5th at 6:30 PM in the Winspear’s Hamon Hall - and anyone can come! RSVP today at 214.443.1044. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE GENERAL DIRECTOR’S ROUNDTABLE! “CREATING NEW OPERA (And Other Musical Works)” FEATURING MOBY-DICK LIBRETTIST AND AMERICAN LYRICIST GENE SCHEER, ANN […]

Ovations for the Guy Next Door!

by Suzanne Calvin

Big news in the classical music world: Dallas Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jaap van Zweden has been named “Conductor of the Year” for 2012 by Musical America. More on that and a bevy of interesting related links from D Magazine’s FrontBurner blog.  Congratulations, neighbor! Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

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

TDO Debut “One for the Ages”

by Suzanne Calvin

Pulitzer-nominated critic Wayne Lee Gay was clearly knocked out by our season opening performance of “Lucia di Lammermoor.” And he declared Elena Mosuc’s company debut in the title role as an indicator that she is ”likely to enter the ranks of the great artists of our time.”  Read more of Wayne’s review here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director […]

TDO Debut "One for the Ages"

by tdoadmin

Pulitzer-nominated critic Wayne Lee Gay was clearly knocked out by our season opening performance of “Lucia di Lammermoor.” And he declared Elena Mosuc’s company debut in the title role as an indicator that she is ”likely to enter the ranks of the great artists of our time.”  Read more of Wayne’s review here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director […]