Tag Archives: The Dallas Opera

Inventive Soprano + Technology

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, kids, in case you missed it earlier (and most of us did), it’s time once again to twitter your favorite opera plot for glory and possible comp tickets.  Here’s the story from Charlotte Higgins’ OnCulture blog at the Guardian (U.K.) The first winner concocted a complete retelling of the Ring Cycle in 140 characters […]

One Chapter Ends, Another Begins

by Suzanne Calvin

George Steel The opening of the 2008-09 Season of The Dallas Opera represents a combination of exciting beginnings mixed with poignant endings. We are especially thrilled to welcome our new General Director, George Steel. George is a true “man for all seasons”: impresario, conductor, composer and businessman. His impressive management, academic and artistic credentials are […]

Cougars: Elizabethan Style

by Suzanne Calvin

As Monty Python used to say, “And now…for something completely different!” This month’s book club discussion will focus on “Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance” by Felicia Brings and Susan Winter. For those “women of a certain age” who don’t rule vast empires and can wiggle their big toe to get […]

Kudos to Ruben!

by Suzanne Calvin

Word from the “Wall Street Journal” Online edition that Dallas Opera Board Member (as well as former President and Chairman) Ruben Esquivel has been elected to the Board of Directors of Atmos Energy. Get the full story here. Ruben and Alina have been invaluable supporters of The Dallas Opera over the years and we are […]