Tag Archives: Graeme Jenkins

Graeme’s Future Plans

by Suzanne Calvin

Evidently, it’s true: “All good things must come to an end.”  Although you mustn’t think Music Director Graeme Jenkins will be riding off into the sunset anytime soon! Our much-loved Brit has two more complete seasons left on his current contract and will be back at the Winspear Opera House podium as “Music Director Emeritus” (who […]

Thankful

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s time to remember how much we have to be thankful for and the Dallas Opera is no exception. Several of my co-workers responded to an email about the things that stand out for them, including: “My daughter Marigny, my patient husband Zach, Abita Amber (beer) and being able to run” — Special Events Manager […]

Building(s) for the Future

by Suzanne Calvin

Before he skipped the continent, Music Director Graeme Jenkins offered up an evening at the Dallas Museum of Arts to discuss the “State of the Arts” in Dallas/Fort Worth and what we need to do to develop a larger, broader and more engaged performing arts audience here in North Texas. A few of his thoughts […]

Graeme and Alexander

by Suzanne Calvin

No, it’s not an Ingmar Bergman film. Music Director Graeme Jenkins and Chorus Master Alexander Rom will be engaging in community outreach outside their usual environment both this week and next, between performances of “Anna Bolena.” The Dallas Museum of Art’s “State of the Arts” series continues on Thursday evening (November 11th) at 7:30 PM in Horchow […]

Which is…Good Enough?

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera Music Director Graeme Jenkins wants to…well, direct you to some insightful musical analysis. He’s asked me to invite you to listen to BBC’s “Building a Library” program because about 30 minutes in, we get Stephen Walsh’s recommendations regarding Modest Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov,” which will be presented at the end of the upcoming season […]

Graeme’s World

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera’s peripatetic Music Director Graeme Jenkins isn’t observing the British equivalent of “Spring Break” (which is, in all probability, “Spring Break”).  Today, with about 25 thoroughly jazzed members of the Dallas Opera Guild in attendance, he’ll be conducting THE FLYING DUTCHMAN in Vienna.  Friday, Maestro Jenkins will take the podium for his Dresden debut of DER […]

Graeme's World

by tdoadmin

The Dallas Opera’s peripatetic Music Director Graeme Jenkins isn’t observing the British equivalent of “Spring Break” (which is, in all probability, “Spring Break”).  Today, with about 25 thoroughly jazzed members of the Dallas Opera Guild in attendance, he’ll be conducting THE FLYING DUTCHMAN in Vienna.  Friday, Maestro Jenkins will take the podium for his Dresden debut of DER […]