Tag Archives: Front Row

“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, Part One

by Suzanne Calvin

Heads rolled and the reviews are already rolling in for the Dallas Opera’s final installment of the famed Tudor Trilogy, “Anna Bolena” (Anne Boleyn) which opened this past weekend. Up first was “Dallas Morning News” Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell who praised the Dallas Opera Orchestra and Music Director Graeme Jenkins but found flaws in […]

La Stupenda

by Suzanne Calvin

It isn’t commonly known that our General Director and CEO, Keith Cerny, actually performed (as a youngster in the famed San Francisco Boys Chorus) with Dame Joan Sutherland. He shared a few thoughts about this great lady with D magazine. Interestingly, immediately after making her American debut with the Dallas Opera in Franco Zeffirelli’s production […]