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…To Create a Giant Community Footprint

by Suzanne Calvin

“How to Win Friends and Influence Opera Goers: the Next Generation edition” That’s what’s at stake when we talk about the never-more-urgent need for opera and the performing arts to create a strong and indelible community footprint. The task can be approached in a variety of ways from a number of different angles. But one […]

Putting His Foot Down

by Suzanne Calvin

…On the path to inspired (and inspiring) leadership. Dallas arts writer and reviewer Marilee Vergati takes a closer look at Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny’s multifaceted vision for the company and the success of his ongoing mission in Dallas.  In the current economy, it’s not all coming up roses; but Keith appears to be a […]

Good Company

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s incredibly nice to be included when the other organizations acknowledged here are the likes of the Amon G. Carter Foundation; The 500, Inc.; and TACA.  What’s it all about?  “Under the direction of (General Director and) CEO Keith Cerny, the Dallas Opera’s strategic plan is healthy and continues to earn the confidence of the community.”  More from […]

"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 […]

“A Triumphant, Richly Beautiful and Intelligent Production”

by Suzanne Calvin

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 […]

The Critics Speak, Post-Script

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Examiner’s Marilee Vergati loved our new production of “Anna Bolena” (“Anne Boleyn”) and says the buzz at intermission was chiefly about Dallas favorite Stephen Costello and newcomer Elena Belfiore. Read more here — and then backtrack to “The Critics Speak, Part One” for any reviews you might have missed. “Don Giovanni” ends with a final matinee […]