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From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Toronto – Part II

by Jonathan Pell

Getting up at 3:30 this morning to catch a 6:30 a.m. flight in order to get back to Dallas in time for this afternoon’s matinee at the Dallas Symphony was a challenge, but fortunately yesterday’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR at the Canadian Opera was a late afternoon matinee! The production was staged by David Alden and […]

Love at First Sight (and Sound)

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s always eye-opening to hear from first-time operagoers, particularly when they go into detail about their expectations versus their actual experience. A case in point is this piece by Alex Hoskins just published in SMU’s “The Daily Campus” on his recent excursion to “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Dallas Opera. Read it right here.  (Photo […]

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 […]

EDIBLE OPERA

by Megan Meister

EDIBLE OPERA One of the best-loved opening scenes in opera, the beginning of Act One of Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème, revolves almost entirely around two things: hunger and extreme cold.  As we enter the season of feasting that extends from Thanksgiving Day through Chinese New Year’s and beyond, it’s a good time to push ourselves […]

Sign Up for Free Tickets to Final “Lucia”

by Suzanne Calvin

You could be the winner of a pair of tickets to the final performance (Sunday, November 6th matinee at 2:00 PM) of the Dallas Opera’s critically acclaimed revival of “Lucia di Lammermoor” in the Winspear Opera House. For details, look to KERA’s “Art and Seek” blog (link below). Good luck! Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & […]

Sign Up for Free Tickets to Final "Lucia"

by tdoadmin

You could be the winner of a pair of tickets to the final performance (Sunday, November 6th matinee at 2:00 PM) of the Dallas Opera’s critically acclaimed revival of “Lucia di Lammermoor” in the Winspear Opera House. For details, look to KERA’s “Art and Seek” blog (link below). Good luck! Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & […]

"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. […]

“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. […]

Design Envy

by Suzanne Calvin

I think the worst grade I ever received in my life was for a 7th grade home economics sewing project. So, forgive me if my design envy (along with my crooked seams) is showing. Check out this excellent article in “Theater Jones” about the true design genius behind the costumes in the Dallas Opera’s “Lucia di […]