Tag Archives: Steven LaBrie

Crazy for Carmen

by Suzanne Calvin

It marked her American debut so the pressure was on, but French mezzo-soprano–in two performances last weekend–showed herself more than capable of handling the heat, and generating a few extra gigawatts herself. The reviews are pouring in, including this one from Olin Chism of KERA’s “Art & Seek” who called Sunday’s matinee “a magnificent hello […]

Opening Weekend Has Begun!

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s here! The new Dallas Opera season kicks off in a whole new way tomorrow morning with the inaugural edition of FIRST SIGHT, a reception, fashion show and luncheon sponsored by J.P. Morgan. And that’s just the beginning of what should be a truly landmark weekend. Read on and start planning your picnic now. FOR […]

The 2009 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

Award Winners Michael Sumuel, Catherine Martin, and Steven LaBrie The champagne was cold, the competition was hot…a fabulous time was had by all! The Dallas Opera Guild’s twenty-first annual competition for young opera singers, The Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, awarded ten outstanding Texas-based singers $19,000 in prize monies in a ceremony conducted in Gooch […]