Tag Archives: D magazine

Another Opening, Another Show!

by Suzanne Calvin

Actually, when the Dallas Opera stages a season-opener, it goes well beyond the ordinary.  And these photos by TDO’s Luke McKenzie will give plenty of hints as to “why.”  From the red carpet arrivals hosted by WFAA Morning Anchor Ron Corning, the fabulous fashions, the enthusiastic crowds, and the gorgeous weather–it was a night to […]

Tonight’s the Night

by Suzanne Calvin

If you want to catch the Dallas Opera’s new production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” — kiddie red carpet and all — tonight’s the night at Dallas Children’s Theater. More from Liz Johnstone at D Magazine’s “FrontBurner” blog. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

D Goes Dickens on TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

In the October issue of D magazine, just hitting the newsstands, a feature detailing the challenges confronting the Dallas Opera and the man at the top, doing just that. Willard Spiegelman’s take on things is occasionally barbed, yet thoughtful.  Feel free to weigh-in after you read the entire piece right here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & […]

The Donation Clock is Ticking

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s a great day to give to the Dallas Opera and all your other favorite charities and non-profits! A million dollars in matching funds has been raised and today is the big day.  DonorBridge has been swamped since early this morning and, putting server issues aside, they are valiantly handing your much-appreciated phone donations at 214.346.5500. […]

2011 Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year

by Suzanne Calvin

Your voice has been heard…and we had a nod of approval from D magazine’s Front Row blog, too. Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 19, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE SOPRANO LAURA CLAYCOMB SELECTED BY SEASON SUBSCRIBERS AS THE “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” […]

What "The Lighthouse" and the Tony Awards Have in Common

by tdoadmin

Answer: Scenic Designer Beowulf Boritt. One of the Dallas Theater Center’s hottest designers is up for a 2011 Tony Award for “Best Scenic Design of a Musical,” “The Scottsboro Boys” (see the above photo from the “New York Daily News”).  Mr. Boritt is also designing the new Dallas Opera production of Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse” to […]

What “The Lighthouse” and the Tony Awards Have in Common

by Suzanne Calvin

Answer: Scenic Designer Beowulf Boritt. One of the Dallas Theater Center’s hottest designers is up for a 2011 Tony Award for “Best Scenic Design of a Musical,” “The Scottsboro Boys” (see the above photo from the “New York Daily News”).  Mr. Boritt is also designing the new Dallas Opera production of Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse” to […]

Callas Nominations Announced

by Suzanne Calvin

Oh, you lucky renewing subscribers! Those of you who have already renewed for the “Tragic Obsessions” Season (2011-2012) of the Dallas Opera have the extraordinary opportunity — and responsibility, to be frank — to sift through a season of outstanding debut performances and determine which one made the strongest impression on you. In other words, […]

"A Triumphant, Richly Beautiful and Intelligent Production"

by tdoadmin

I couldn’t have said it better myself. However, in this case, it was said by Marilee Vergati of “Examiner.com” in this five-star review. Another rave for the Dallas Opera’s production of “Boris Godunov” from D magazine’s Wayne Lee Gay.  Writing for the Front Row blog, Wayne vowed that we met every challenge “brilliantly” and called the […]