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Loving Lucia, Turtle Creek News

by Suzanne Calvin

In case you can’t easily put your hands on “The Turtle Creek News,” here’s Martha Heimberg’s review of our season opening production: TURTLE CREEK NEWS Dallas Opera opens season with grand sets, costumes and a thrilling diva Lucia de Lammermoor delivers the grand opera experience on opening night Review by Martha Heimberg I see a […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

  First Night designer Geoffrey Henning and model D’Andra Simmons wearing the “Tragic Obsessions” inspired design on Opening Night Friday, October 21, 2011 of Lucia di Lammermoor.  More Dress to follow check back each Friday to see the other beautiful designs that were inspired by the Dallas Opera’s 2011/2012 ‘Tragic Obsessions” Season.  

A Lucia “Firing on All Cylinders”

by Suzanne Calvin

Another rave review for the Dallas Opera season opener, “Lucia di Lammermoor” which continues tonight at the Winspear Opera House at 7:30 PM. Here’s the view from a local critic already well-known to you for the quality of his work:  Olin Chism, writing on special assignment for the “Star-Telegram.” It reads, in part: “Sunday afternoon’s performance displayed top-rank […]

A Lucia "Firing on All Cylinders"

by tdoadmin

Another rave review for the Dallas Opera season opener, “Lucia di Lammermoor” which continues tonight at the Winspear Opera House at 7:30 PM. Here’s the view from a local critic already well-known to you for the quality of his work:  Olin Chism, writing on special assignment for the “Star-Telegram.” It reads, in part: “Sunday afternoon’s performance displayed top-rank […]

TDO Debut “One for the Ages”

by Suzanne Calvin

Pulitzer-nominated critic Wayne Lee Gay was clearly knocked out by our season opening performance of “Lucia di Lammermoor.” And he declared Elena Mosuc’s company debut in the title role as an indicator that she is “likely to enter the ranks of the great artists of our time.”  Read more of Wayne’s review here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director […]

TDO Debut "One for the Ages"

by tdoadmin

Pulitzer-nominated critic Wayne Lee Gay was clearly knocked out by our season opening performance of “Lucia di Lammermoor.” And he declared Elena Mosuc’s company debut in the title role as an indicator that she is “likely to enter the ranks of the great artists of our time.”  Read more of Wayne’s review here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director […]

Singer Grades the Singing

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s always especially interesting to hear how a singer judges the work of other professionals in their field, and that was the case with mezzo-soprano Laura Begley reviewing Friday evening’s Opening Night performance of the Dallas Opera’s revival of “Lucia.” Catch her review on the site “Operagasm.” She admitted that her biggest disappointment of the […]

Review Steals My Literary Heart

by Suzanne Calvin

That’s what Dean Cassella did by quoting a marvelous passage from Gustave Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary” as the lead to his review of the Dallas Opera’s “Lucia di Lammermoor.”  Another strong impression made by our leading lady on a local critic. Sherri Tilley of “The Flash List” said, despite the obvious romantic appeal for women, that […]

Much to Love…But…

by Suzanne Calvin

The reviews are beginning to trickle in for the Dallas Opera’s Season Opener, “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Winspear Opera House. Gregory Sullivan Isaacs of the theater and arts website, “Theater Jones” posted this review praising the individual components of the production and questioning some of the decision-making. More from “Theater Jones” on “Lucia” right […]