Tag Archives: Don Giovanni

Grace Under Pressure

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s been a favorite story from Cinderella to Busby Berkeley’s Depression-Era cinematic classics: the understudy who goes on at the last minute and comes back a star. Only in this case, Ailyn Perez was the SECOND understudy who went on in the SECOND act — and already a bonafide star. So, let’s just say the dramatic events […]

Weimaraner Republic

by Suzanne Calvin

I was checking out this slight, charming, Post-Tony (but still during the run of “South Pacific”) interview with Paulo Szot when the questioning turned to his dogs…as in five Weimareimarimaraners.  (sigh!) You know what I mean. I can’t help wondering, even if two stay with his parents, whether the other three will be cavorting outside […]

"South Pacific" Paulo on Your Screen!

by tdoadmin

In anticipation of the Dallas Opera’s exciting season opener, Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI starring Tony Award-winner Paulo Szot, we’d like you to have a chance to fall in love with the Brazilian baritone in his signature role of “Emile de Becque,” the good-guy French planter in Rogers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC, before just plain falling for […]

“South Pacific” Paulo on Your Screen!

by Suzanne Calvin

In anticipation of the Dallas Opera’s exciting season opener, Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI starring Tony Award-winner Paulo Szot, we’d like you to have a chance to fall in love with the Brazilian baritone in his signature role of “Emile de Becque,” the good-guy French planter in Rogers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC, before just plain falling for […]

Getting the ball rolling… the Beachball that is!

by tdo

When celebrating Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI with a food and wine tasting, you could find yourself debating on which cultural direction to focus. Since DON GIOVANNI is an Italian opera, it’s only obvious that you should celebrate with a wine from the world’s biggest producer. On the other hand, DON GIOVANNI is set in Spain, not […]