Tag Archives: John Garcia’s The Column

Command Performance

by Suzanne Calvin

The rave reviews continue to pour in for the Dallas Opera’s 25th Anniversary production of Dominick Argento’s THE ASPERN PAPERS, starring Susan Graham, Alexandra Deshorties, Nathan Gunn and Joseph Kaiser at the head of an all-star cast. Here’s what Mark-Brian Sonna wrote for “The Column” and “Pegasus News”: “Stop reading and buy your tickets now! […]

Latest Reviews

by Suzanne Calvin

“A quick filler,” to quote a movie character, to catch you up on the very latest reviews. There’s this interesting personal rumination from author/critic/Renaissance Man William Madison from his blog. And The Dallas Observer’s no-holds-barred headline that THE ASPERN PAPERS is “one of The Dallas Opera’s Best Productions in Recent Memory” topping the review by […]

Two First Names, Two Thought-Provoking Reviews

by Suzanne Calvin

Critic Mark-Brian Sonna, who writes for John Garcia’s “The Column” has posted a couple of reviews worth reading for our current productions of Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA and Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE.¬† I don’t necessarily agree with every word, but I don’t have to, to find¬†these thoughtful and interesting. LA TRAVIATA, which will be performed Friday […]

A Picture Worth “The Column”

by Suzanne Calvin

Writing for “John Garcia’s THE COLUMN” and “Pegasus News,” Mark-Brian Sonna was wowed from the moment the curtain went up last Friday night on “Lucia di Lammermoor”: “As the curtain rises the audience holds its breath. Before us is a scene straight out of Rembrandt Painting. Granted, Rembrandt is Dutch and the Opera takes place […]

A Picture Worth "The Column"

by tdoadmin

Writing for “John Garcia’s THE COLUMN” and “Pegasus News,” Mark-Brian Sonna was wowed from the moment the curtain went up last Friday night on “Lucia di Lammermoor”: “As the curtain rises the audience holds its breath. Before us is a scene straight out of Rembrandt Painting. Granted, Rembrandt is Dutch and the Opera takes place […]