Tag Archives: Stephen Lawless

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 18

by Megan Meister

Last night was a new production of FAUST, staged by Stephen Lawless, who has directed several productions in Dallas since his US debut with the company in 1991.  It was cleverly updated to the middle of the 19th century (the time of its composition) and    brimming  with interesting ideas about the conflict between good and […]

BORIS G. Wows “Opera News”

by Suzanne Calvin

Like I always say, “Better late than never!” From the exclusive online content of “Opera News”: “Never has the Dallas Opera orchestra made such commanding, majestic music, capable of a full range of tonal effects; never has it played more like a great symphonic ensemble. Under Graeme Jenkins’s baton, the orchestra filled the hall with […]

BORIS G. Wows "Opera News"

by tdoadmin

Like I always say, “Better late than never!” From the exclusive online content of “Opera News”: “Never has the Dallas Opera orchestra made such commanding, majestic music, capable of a full range of tonal effects; never has it played more like a great symphonic ensemble. Under Graeme Jenkins’s baton, the orchestra filled the hall with […]

Inside Laura Claycomb

by Suzanne Calvin

Wow, what a revealing conversation! I have a keen appreciation for a well-put, well-thought-out question and an even greater appreciation for a consistently honest response. Plenty of both to recommend the second part of William Burnett’s interview with 2011 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Laura Claycomb in the latest online edition of “Opera Warhorses.” Read. […]

What Are They Doing Now?

by tdo

Stage Director Stephen Lawless is no stranger to The Dallas Opera. His riveting production of Roberto Devereux from this past season is still firmly in my mind. Stephen will return to direct our final installment in the Donizetti “Tudor Trilogy”, Anna Bolena, in the fall of 2010. But, how has he been spending his summer? […]