Tag Archives: Tristan und Isolde

WRR and TDO Take You to the Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

  The Dallas Opera and the premier Classical Music Radio Station in Texas are taking you to the opera this October — and you don’t even have to put on your shoes. It’s part of the station’s ongoing “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera” series, at noon each Saturday, but for the month leading up to […]

Professional Chameleons

by Suzanne Calvin

I’m trying to make the mental leap from Papageno to Henry Kissinger and finding it downright difficult. However, it appears that baritone Patrick Carfizzi (our scene-stealing Papageno in “The Magic Flute”) has now inhabited the character of the former Secretary of State for San Francisco Opera’s new production of John Adams’ “Nixon in China” and […]

Buy Your Ticket but Hold the Applause

by Suzanne Calvin

Keep your hands to yourselves — if only for a moment. That’s the opening salvo of Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell’s piece published in today’s edition of “The Dallas Morning News,” on the new production of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” opening tomorrow night (Thursday) at an uncharacteristically early hour: 7:00 PM, and the code of audience […]

Tristan: Updated and Upgraded

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera’s upcoming production of “Tristan & Isolde” has been a work-in-progress…literally. Here to explain it all for you is Gregory Sullivan Isaacs of “Theater Jones.” And here’s a look at Jeanne-Michele in all her glory. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR