Tag Archives: James Valenti

A Character with Fatal Flaws and Fab Abs

by Suzanne Calvin

To make-off with Sally Fields’ most famous moment on the podium, “He likes us! He really likes us!” Actually, the love-fest is mutual in this piece on tenor James Valenti from the always delicious pen of Terry Mathews at the “Sulphur Springs News-Telegram.” And check out Karen Almond’s “Dangerous Desires” photo of Valenti (our dastardly-yet-irresistible […]

Man About NY Town

by Suzanne Calvin

A familiar face still hanging around those rooftop garrets.  Photographer Dario Acosta’s take on tenor James Valenti (better known to Dallas Opera lovers as the mesmerizing poet Rodolfo in our popular 2009 revival of “La boheme.”  Smashing!  And he sings like a dream, too. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Dir. Media & PR  

The Vote is in – 3 Cheers for James Valenti!

by Suzanne Calvin

Whilst busy attempting to balance my left leg …sorry, more information than you wanted to know…Anyway, I missed it: the announcement that season ticket holders had selected tenor James Valenti (Rodolfo in our recent production of Puccini’s LA BOHEME) as the “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year.” It all happened at the annual appreciation […]

Theater Jones

by Suzanne Calvin

Stumbled onto a fascinating new site for North Texas Performing Arts lovers, courtesy of former Star-Telegram writer/editor Mark Lowry.  It’s Theater Jones (theaterjones.com), named after the woman who brought serious theater out of the burroughs and into the hinterlands, the legendary Margo Jones. Although the orientation is primarily local theater, as we like to say: […]