Tag Archives: Dallas Voice

Villaume Joins TDO as Music Director – The Media Reacts

by Suzanne Calvin

To be perfectly honest, we’re not entirely sure how many news outlets and organizations covered the appointment of French-born Maestro Emmanuel Villaume as the new music director of the Dallas Opera (only the third person to assume that role in our 56-year history) but it was too many to count during this busy season wrap-up. […]

Keeping Dancers on Their Toes

by Suzanne Calvin

Choreographer Kenneth von Heidecke has returned to the Dallas Opera to work his magic on our dance-loaded production of AIDA. Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, special contributor to “Dallas Voice” has more on his extraordinary life and remarkable talent — here. (Photo courtesy of…uh…me) Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

The Critics, Part Two

by Suzanne Calvin

Time to begin a new page of reviews, I think, and we’ll start with Katie Womack’s smart assessment of “La traviata,” being performed tonight, as well as April 21st, 27th and 29th (matinee) in the Winspear. Ms. Womack writes in this week’s issue of the “Observer”: “Lead by strong vocal and instrumental performances and underscored by a stunning […]

“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 […]

Dallas Voice “Best Bet”

by Suzanne Calvin

And you’d best believe it. Opening Night of the Season tonight, including a free, outdoor Plazacast (with subtitles) on the lawn in front of the Winspear (bring a blanket and picnic basket), 6 PM red carpet arrivals and fashion show with specially designed coutoure gowns inspired by each of the operas in our “Tragic Obsessions” […]

Dallas Voice "Best Bet"

by tdoadmin

And you’d best believe it. Opening Night of the Season tonight, including a free, outdoor Plazacast (with subtitles) on the lawn in front of the Winspear (bring a blanket and picnic basket), 6 PM red carpet arrivals and fashion show with specially designed coutoure gowns inspired by each of the operas in our “Tragic Obsessions” […]