Tag Archives: Rod Gilfry

November at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

No turkeys here-just great music and good fun! See all the reasons to make the Dallas Opera a bigger part of your family life this November. Keep scrolling… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org NOVEMBER BRINGS THE FAMILY TOGETHER AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

I have been coming to Saint Louis every summer for nearly thirty years to see the festival at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.  I always enjoy coming here, but I have to confess the humidity can be almost unbearable.  Well not this year—the weather has been glorious! Last night’s performance of Stephen Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 16

by Megan Meister

There were two outstanding apprentice auditions yesterday morning, but the general level was very high.  It will be interesting to keep track and see just how many of these talented young singers actually are able to forge a career and how many fall by the wayside. Sadly, it is not always the most talented who […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 15

by Megan Meister

Yesterday was packed with auditions and performances which had me rushing from one event to another, but the grey and gloomy cloud cover had finally lifted and the sun came out, and the weather was beautiful. The morning started with auditioning twelve more of the Glimmerglass Apprentice Artists (only one of whom captured my attention) […]

Rod Gilfry a la Francaise

by Suzanne Calvin

(photo courtesy of Broadwayworld.com) Rod Gilfry as a romantic leading man: Check!  As a terrific choice to lead a national tour of an exciting revival of a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical theater icon: Check! Check!  As a Frenchman:  Uh……..well, let me think about that a moment.  This is the Lincoln Center Theater production of SOUTH […]