Tag Archives: Giuseppe Verdi

AIDA Just Weeks Away!

by Suzanne Calvin

We are literally counting the days now until the start of the 2012-2013 “Pursuits of Passion” Season, sponsored by Texas Instruments Foundation. Get details on our opening production below. (Photo of Latonia Moore off-stage at the Met, courtesy of instantencore.com) MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 27, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Suzanne.Calvin@dallasopera.org Or […]

WRR and TDO Take You to the Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

  The Dallas Opera and the premier Classical Music Radio Station in Texas are taking you to the opera this October — and you don’t even have to put on your shoes. It’s part of the station’s ongoing “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera” series, at noon each Saturday, but for the month leading up to […]

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 […]

Unbridled Enthusiasm

by Suzanne Calvin

There are a number of things I love in this world: kind-hearted children, pets that purr, well-designed furniture, glorious music enjoyed with the windows rolled down, walking anywhere, hundred-year-old linens, and the Meadows Museum–to name a few. But one of the things I’ve come to appreciate more and more is the man or woman who looks at […]

"Two Men Enter, One Man Leaves!"

by tdoadmin

I adore cultural history.  Pass me a book on the “Illuminated History of Light Fixtures in Venezuela” and—I’m in!  So, suffice it to say, I perked right up when I saw that Fred Plotkin of “Opera News Online” has put together a superb feature story (just in time for Giacomo Puccini’s 150th birthday) examining the […]

“Two Men Enter, One Man Leaves!”

by Suzanne Calvin

I adore cultural history.  Pass me a book on the “Illuminated History of Light Fixtures in Venezuela” and—I’m in!  So, suffice it to say, I perked right up when I saw that Fred Plotkin of “Opera News Online” has put together a superb feature story (just in time for Giacomo Puccini’s 150th birthday) examining the […]