Tag Archives: Karen Almond

The Talented Ms. Almond–Writ Large

by Suzanne Calvin

I think everybody around these parts is aware of our high regard for Karen Almond, our longtime production photographer at the Dallas Opera. Now, she’ll enjoy a wider audience for her outstanding work as fourteen of her images from performing arts organizations in the Arts District are going on display in the newly remodeled Dallas […]

Keith Speaks

by Suzanne Calvin

This interview  of Keith Cerny by Gregory Sullivan Isaacs first appeared in this month’s “Arts + Culture Magazine”…now, in “Theater Jones.” It’s definitely worth a read if you are interested in the thinking behind a number of recent decisions at the Dallas Opera and our General Director’s vision for the future. Oh, and HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU […]

Karen Almond Colors Our World

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, she does. Note Karen’s latest photo to grace the pages of “The New York Times, from the Lyric Opera of Kansas City production of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte,” the second work presented in the company’s glamorous new home, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. In case you are unaware, Karen Almond has long […]

Luca on Luca–and Other Things

by Suzanne Calvin

As nuclear engineer-turned-Italian baritone Luca Grassi prepares for his American debut as the manipulative Enrico Ashton in the Dallas Opera season opener, he took a few minutes off to talk with Gregory Sullivan Isaacs of “Theater Jones.” Check it out! (Photo of Luca Grassi and Elena Mosuc by Dallas Opera production photographer Karen Almond) Suzanne […]

More Than a Stocking Stuffer

by Suzanne Calvin

This essay is a REAL gift from General Director and CEO Keith Cerny to anybody wondering whether there’s a serious, practical, ambitious-yet-achievable vision for the Dallas Opera. From “Theater Jones” to you….Enjoy! (Photos courtesy of Karen Almond) Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

The Reviews are IN! Part Four

by Suzanne Calvin

“With a successful new Otello,” writes ConcertoNet’s Paul Wooley, “a new house, and a new fervor from the city’s residents, Dallas Opera has without question joined the ranks of the elite houses in the country.” Read the rest of his very detailed review of the opening night performance here.  We also got our first taste […]