Tag Archives: Luca Grassi

THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS THE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2012 “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR”

by Megan Meister

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 7, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin (214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org) Or Megan Meister (214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org)                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS THE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2012  “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” ~~~~ RENEWING SUBSCRIBERS WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ENABLING THEM TO CAST THEIR VOTES ONLINE  DALLAS, MAY 7, 2012 – The Dallas Opera is proud […]

First-Rate FIRST NIGHT

by Suzanne Calvin

The numbers are in, regarding the Dallas Opera’s successful Opening Night Festivities. Keep scrolling! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 18, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA & DELOITTE PRESENT AN UNFORGETTABLE AND SUCCESSFUL “FIRST NIGHT” MARKING OPENING NIGHT OF THE 2011-2012 “TRAGIC OBSESSIONS” SEASON SPONSORED BY THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS FOUNDATION KAKI HOPKINS, FIRST […]

“Raving” Lucia

by Suzanne Calvin

The rave reviews for the Dallas Opera’s revival of “Lucia di Lammermoor” (playing through Sunday, November 6th in the Winspear Opera House) continue to pour in. The latest is from Marilee Vergati of “Dallas Dance Examiner” who found the production “musically rich” as well as well-acted. Read her review here.  (Photo courtesy of Michael L. […]

"Raving" Lucia

by tdoadmin

The rave reviews for the Dallas Opera’s revival of “Lucia di Lammermoor” (playing through Sunday, November 6th in the Winspear Opera House) continue to pour in. The latest is from Marilee Vergati of “Dallas Dance Examiner” who found the production “musically rich” as well as well-acted. Read her review here.  (Photo courtesy of Michael L. […]

Wish You Were Here

by Suzanne Calvin

Italian baritone Luca Grassi is making his official U.S. debut this evening in the role of the Machiavellian Lord Enrico Ashton in our season opening production of “Lucia di Lammermoor.” And the folks over at “Barihunks” couldn’t be more pleased! Here’s their report. If you are not familiar with “Barihunks” by the way, you should […]

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 […]

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Opening Oct. 21 at TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE COMPANY’S BLAZING 2011-2012 SEASON OPENER: GAETANO DONIZETTI’S BEL CANTO MASTERPIECE LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR LIBRETTO BY SALVATORE CAMMARANO ~~~~ STARRING ROMANIAN SOPRANO ELENA MOSUC IN HER DALLAS DEBUT AS LUCIA, TENOR BRYAN HYMEL IN HIS COMPANY DEBUT […]

Grassi! Prego!

by Suzanne Calvin

The good folks over at Barihunks are expressing their excitement that an American opera company has finally taken steps to introduce Italian baritone Luca Grassi to opera-savvy audiences in this hemisphere. Mr. Grassi will be starring as the domineering Enrico Ashton in our upcoming season opener: “Lucia di Lammermoor,” beginning Friday, October 21st.  They liked […]