Tag Archives: The Observer

Second Wave for AIDA

by Suzanne Calvin

  The reviews continue to roll in for the Dallas Opera’s Season Opener: AIDA, featuring an incredible ensemble cast and starring soprano Latonia Moore in the title role. Olin Chism reviewed for the “Star-Telegram” and found much to praise about the singing and more: “This was one Aida that was firing on all cylinders. Conductor […]

My Personal Favorite

by Suzanne Calvin

There have been so many terrific stories on the Dallas Opera Cowboys Stadium Simulcast, presented by The Dallas Foundation, but Jamie Laughlin’s spoof on “The Mixmaster,” the “Dallas Observer’s” art and culture blog may be the wittiest effort yet. However, now that I can’t–in good taste–wear my “Mozart is My Homeboy” tee to Saturday’s event, […]

Astute Observation from “The Observer”

by Suzanne Calvin

Aside from the obvious reasons for enjoying (and agreeing with) Elaine Liner’s assessment for “The Observer” (Dallas), I appreciated that she took note of a fact often lost in the shuffle of discussions about opera: It’s not just great music — It’s fabulous THEATER and “Moby-Dick” truly deserved to be honored as the ”Best Theatrical Production” of the […]

Astute Observation from "The Observer"

by tdoadmin

Aside from the obvious reasons for enjoying (and agreeing with) Elaine Liner’s assessment for “The Observer” (Dallas), I appreciated that she took note of a fact often lost in the shuffle of discussions about opera: It’s not just great music — It’s fabulous THEATER and “Moby-Dick” truly deserved to be honored as the ”Best Theatrical Production” of the […]

Picture Worth a Thousand Woooos

by Suzanne Calvin

From “The Observer,” with a tell-all photo of Paulo Szot as Don Giovanni and Georgia Jarman as Donna Elvira — by our own uber-talented production photographer Karen Almond. I certainly hope you’re planning to be here on opening night of the season this Friday, either in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House or enjoying […]

Robert Wilonsky is the Man

by Suzanne Calvin

…With a Man Crush, evidently.  Actually, Mr. Wilonsky of The Observer often leaves me laughing out loud with his quirky yet pertinent perspectives.  Here, he’s posted our sit-down with George Steel at WRR (with a little side commentary)—Yes, that’s me throwing out questions—during the General Director’s baptism-by-fire-first-day-with-the-Dallas-media. To quote from Casablanca: “Louis, I think this […]