Tag Archives: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

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

Since You Asked

by Suzanne Calvin

In light of the recent, reluctant cancellation of Leos Janacek’s 1921 masterpiece, Katya Kabanova, some have wondered aloud about the Dallas Opera’s track-record in producing works by this extraordinary composer and whether opera audiences in Dallas have ever had the opportunity to experience them. In fact, the company has had some notable success in this […]

Smooth Musicianship

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera patrons who attended our 50th Anniversary celebrations just a few seasons back (chaired by Joyce and Harvey Mitchell) will remember the ultra-fabulous finale: a Meyerson Symphony Center gala and concert starring the incomparable Renee Fleming and the sophisticated sounds of trumpeter Chris Botti, who brought his jazz brilliance, as well as his classical […]