Tag Archives: Frontburner Blog

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

Another Opening, Another Show!

by Suzanne Calvin

Actually, when the Dallas Opera stages a season-opener, it goes well beyond the ordinary.  And these photos by TDO’s Luke McKenzie will give plenty of hints as to “why.”  From the red carpet arrivals hosted by WFAA Morning Anchor Ron Corning, the fabulous fashions, the enthusiastic crowds, and the gorgeous weather–it was a night to […]

The Donation Clock is Ticking

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s a great day to give to the Dallas Opera and all your other favorite charities and non-profits! A million dollars in matching funds has been raised and today is the big day.  DonorBridge has been swamped since early this morning and, putting server issues aside, they are valiantly handing your much-appreciated phone donations at 214.346.5500. […]

The Reviews are IN! Part Three

by Suzanne Calvin

We have a two-fer from journalism’s peripatetic gentleman, Willard Spiegelman.  First, this man-on-the-scene take for D magazine’s Frontburner Blog.  Followed by a detailed analysis for the Wall Street Journal of the Dallas Arts District and the quest for pedestrian life in that quadrant of Downtown Dallas, as well as the features of these opulent new additions. Elsewhere in the […]