Tag Archives: Dallas Morning News

“Doctor Miracle” Tonight and Feb. 3rd – Just $5!

by Suzanne Calvin

If you and the kids or grand-kids haven’t caught the Dallas Opera’s new production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle,” you have another chance tonight and next week. Details from KidBeat Columnnist Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” and more on the Dallas Opera’s “kid-friendly philosophy” from Wendy Settle of The Assignment Desk at ”Pegasus News.  […]

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 […]

“Pursuits of Passion” in 2012-2013

by Suzanne Calvin

The opinions from pundit-ville are rolling in, regarding the Dallas Opera’s upcoming “Pursuits of Passion” Season. From Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell at “The Dallas Morning News” we get both news and analysis — click here. Other interesting folk weighing-in, including Arnold Wayne Jones at “Dallas Voice,” available here, Jerome Weeks at KERA’s “Art and […]

Music to Warm Your Heart – and Other Bits

by Suzanne Calvin

As Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” notes, there are some terrific kid-friendly options during the cold month of January. Including our next presentation of Georges Bizet’s charming operetta in English, DOCTOR MIRACLE at Dallas Children’s Theater. Info here and you can purchase tickets for the January and February performances for just $5 per […]

Inside the Dallas Opera General Director and CEO

by tdoadmin

I hope you caught the Christmas Day article on Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny by respected “Dallas Morning News” business columnist and features writer Cheryl Hall. It has excellent insights into the man now leading this company and clues as to where we may be headed in future seasons. Well worth your […]

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!

$5 Family Concert on Saturday Afternoon

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to take the kids and grandkids out of storage (did I just write that?) and introduce them to the joys of classical music and the Dallas Opera’s “hands-on” introduction to opera. The action starts in the Winspear Opera House lobby at noon Saturday (i.e. tomorrow) with hands-on arts […]

Bob Miller on FIRST NIGHT

by Suzanne Calvin

We’re counting the hours now until Opening Night of the “Tragic Obsessions” Season (Friday, October 21st) and FIRST NIGHT, the celebrations beginning at 6:00 p.m. with red carpet arrivals and fashion show, a pre-performance reception and a lavish, post-performance dinner–all while the 7:30 p.m. performance is playing on a giant screen out in front of […]

Scott Cantrell’s Latest

by Suzanne Calvin

I’m thinking that the analogy between the political chaos that is the setting for Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” and Keith Cerny’s situation as General Director and CEO of the Dallas Opera might be a bit of a stretch (or what we in the opera world term, “artistic license”); nevertheless, the “Dallas Morning News” Classical Music Critic gives us […]

Scott Cantrell's Latest

by tdoadmin

I’m thinking that the analogy between the political chaos that is the setting for Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” and Keith Cerny’s situation as General Director and CEO of the Dallas Opera might be a bit of a stretch (or what we in the opera world term, “artistic license”); nevertheless, the “Dallas Morning News” Classical Music Critic gives us […]