Tag Archives: lucia di lammermoor

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

The auditions yesterday were slightly disappointing.  The singer I was most looking forward to hearing cancelled because he was to sing last night in LUCIA.   His name is Rene Barbera, and he is from San Antonio.  He recently won the Operalia vocal competition sponsored by Placido Domingo, and I was very impressed by him last […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Michael Faircloth established his first couture salon in Dallas nearly thirty years ago and has quietly gone about gaining a serious reputation. First Lady Laura Bush, an established client for many years, propelled him into the national media spotlight by asking him to design her first inaugural wardrobe, and she continues to be one of […]

Megan’s Musings Volume 1: The Three American Tenors

by Megan Meister

On Tuesday, September 27th I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with our “3 American Tenors” singing in Lucia di Lammermoor.  Making his TDO debut is Bryan Hymel singing Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood, Scott Quinn, our former Resident Young Artist, singing the role of Normanno and Aaron Blake, our current Resident Young […]

Megan's Musings Volume 1: The Three American Tenors

by tdoadmin

On Tuesday, September 27th I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with our “3 American Tenors” singing in Lucia di Lammermoor.  Making his TDO debut is Bryan Hymel singing Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood, Scott Quinn, our former Resident Young Artist, singing the role of Normanno and Aaron Blake, our current Resident Young […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Khanh Nguyen, the Creative Director and Designer of the Nha Khanh collection, has been surrounded by fashion and art throughout her life. Born to Vietnamese, artisan parents, and raised in Dallas, Texas, Khanh has always been exposed to what is beautiful and refined. At the age of five, she began to mimic what she saw […]

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 […]

October at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 19, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org OCTOBER SPARKLES AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ Season Launch: Friday, October 21 with Donizetti’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR—Indoors and Out! ~~~~ “Tragic Obsessions” Season Opens With an Exciting, Free Plazacast@theCenter, the Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance, and Dazzling FIRST NIGHT Season Celebrations […]

Lucia's Heart of Darkness

by tdoadmin

Lucia’s Heart of Darkness “When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” – Mark Twain, Notebook, 1898 Readers in early nineteenth-century Europe loved a good yarn; a plot rich with violence and scandal, particularly if shaded with romance and a moral undertone, it would be an all-but-guaranteed best […]

Lucia’s Heart of Darkness

by Megan Meister

Lucia’s Heart of Darkness “When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” – Mark Twain, Notebook, 1898 Readers in early nineteenth-century Europe loved a good yarn; a plot rich with violence and scandal, particularly if shaded with romance and a moral undertone, it would be an all-but-guaranteed best […]

FIRST NIGHT Celebrations October 21st

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 15, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA & DELOITTE PRESENT “FIRST NIGHT” THE OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION OF THE 2011-2012 SEASON, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE OF “LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR,” WITH ENDOWED SUPPORT UNDERWRITTEN BY LINDA AND MITCH HART ~~~~ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 ~~~~ THE MARGOT […]