Tag Archives: Good Morning Texas

Emmanuel and Chris – My Heroes

by Suzanne Calvin

While it may not seem to be an amazing feat, getting up early for an appearance on WFAA’s “Good Morning Texas,” I know that I didn’t get to bed before three o’clock this morning and I must therefore deduce that our music director and conductor for “Carmen,” Emmanuel Villaume, and stage director Chris Alexander could […]

Lise Lindstrom Charms WFAA’s Audience

by Suzanne Calvin

Great introduction to Puccini’s TURANDOT, opening this Friday evening in the Winspear at 7:30 p.m., when the Princess herself stopped by WFAA’s Victory Park Studios for an interview on today’s “Good Morning Texas.” Enjoy her appearance right here and get those tickets today — time is running out! Call 214.443.1000 or visit dallasopera.org. And here’s […]

Sneak Peek at AIDA – and TDO’s Awe-Inspiring Set

by Suzanne Calvin

Can’t wait any longer to get a look at the Dallas Opera’s AIDA, opening Friday, October 26th? I don’t blame you a bit for being curious. Fortunately, we were lucky enough to rate a segment on this morning’s “Good Morning Texas” on WFAA-TV with reporter Shannon Powell Hart, featuring several key people–both onstage and off. […]

The Countdown has Begun

by Suzanne Calvin

(Photo courtesy of Foster + Partners) We are less than a hundred days away from the opening of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts and WFAA’s “Good Morning Texas” host (and one of our favorite media fellows) Gary Cogill, recently accompanied Dallas Opera Board Member Donald Winspear on a hard hat tour of the […]

A Star is Born!

by Suzanne Calvin

Well, okay…that’s a slight exaggeration.  He was already a star long before he came to Dallas. Our new General Director — George Steel — is a Yale grad, composer, conductor, programming consultant and impresario extraordinaire of Columbia University’s acclaimed Miller Theatre.  No wonder New York magazine named him one of the city’s “most influential.” George […]