Tag Archives: Nancy Churnin

All That Brass

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera Orchestra Trombone Player Tony Baker is moonlighting during the opera off-season in a rather familiar spot: the orchestra pit of the Winspear Opera House where he is regaling audiences as part of the house orchestra for “Chicago,” which just opened as part of the AT&T Performings Arts Center Lexus Broadway Series. Nancy Churnin […]

“Doctor Miracle” Tonight and Feb. 3rd – Just $5!

by Suzanne Calvin

If you and the kids or grand-kids haven’t caught the Dallas Opera’s new production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle,” you have another chance tonight and next week. Details from KidBeat Columnnist Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” and more on the Dallas Opera’s “kid-friendly philosophy” from Wendy Settle of The Assignment Desk at “Pegasus News.  […]

Music to Warm Your Heart – and Other Bits

by Suzanne Calvin

As Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” notes, there are some terrific kid-friendly options during the cold month of January. Including our next presentation of Georges Bizet’s charming operetta in English, DOCTOR MIRACLE at Dallas Children’s Theater. Info here and you can purchase tickets for the January and February performances for just $5 per […]

$5 Family Concert on Saturday Afternoon

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to take the kids and grandkids out of storage (did I just write that?) and introduce them to the joys of classical music and the Dallas Opera’s “hands-on” introduction to opera. The action starts in the Winspear Opera House lobby at noon Saturday (i.e. tomorrow) with hands-on arts […]

And If You Didn't Catch This Earlier

by tdoadmin

Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” had a terrific piece on the people behind the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (next performance, tonight at 7:30 at the Dallas Children’s Theater; tickets $12). Nancy obviously gets the company’s commitment to arts education and the need to support developing young artists, […]

And If You Didn’t Catch This Earlier

by Suzanne Calvin

Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” had a terrific piece on the people behind the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (next performance, tonight at 7:30 at the Dallas Children’s Theater; tickets $12). Nancy obviously gets the company’s commitment to arts education and the need to support developing young artists, […]

"The Dallas Morning News" Applauds Our "Miracle"

by tdoadmin

“Dallas Morning News” KidBeat Columnist Nancy Churnin, who is as passionate about enriching children’s lives as anyone I’ve ever encountered in mainstream journalism, didn’t just write a marvelous advance for our performances of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (the next one tonight at 7:30 at Dallas Children’s Theater–Tickets are just $12), she took the time to experience […]

“The Dallas Morning News” Applauds Our “Miracle”

by Suzanne Calvin

“Dallas Morning News” KidBeat Columnist Nancy Churnin, who is as passionate about enriching children’s lives as anyone I’ve ever encountered in mainstream journalism, didn’t just write a marvelous advance for our performances of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (the next one tonight at 7:30 at Dallas Children’s Theater–Tickets are just $12), she took the time to experience […]

Our Younger Supporting Artists

by Suzanne Calvin

A heart-warming look at two young brothers performing in “Boris Godunov” in Nancy Churnin’s KidBeat Column for “The Dallas Morning News.” You may need to register to read the main article, so start here at the “Morning News” blog to find out whether this topic catches your interest. And FYI, the topic is kids performing in opera–and […]