Tag Archives: Winspear Opera House

You’re Invited – Tonight!

by Suzanne Calvin

What’s so controversial about Arts Education? Mmmmm. Just about everything: Who funds it? Who needs it? Who gets it? Join Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny, D magazine Arts Editor Peter Simek, and an outstanding panel to discuss the future of education in the arts in America. More here from Liz Johnstone of […]

Between a Stadium and a Hard Place

by Suzanne Calvin

Check out the latest from “Travel + Leisure” magazine on the world’s top new landmarks. The Winspear Opera House where we perform is ranked Number Five, between Wembley Stadium, London, and Allianz Arena in Munich. Huh? Allow me to explain: the precise catagory was “Top Arenas and Performance Venues.” Here’s the entire list for your […]

Creating New Opera (And Other Musical Works)

by Suzanne Calvin

December 5th at 6:30 PM in the Winspear’s Hamon Hall - and anyone can come! RSVP today at 214.443.1044. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE GENERAL DIRECTOR’S ROUNDTABLE! “CREATING NEW OPERA (And Other Musical Works)” FEATURING MOBY-DICK LIBRETTIST AND AMERICAN LYRICIST GENE SCHEER, ANN […]

Colorful Mini-Opera Cracks Jokes and Eggs

by Megan Meister

The cast of Doctor Miracle sign autographs after the October 30 performance at the Winspear Opera House. Photo by Luke McKenzie. Colorful Mini-Opera Cracks Jokes and Eggs by Sally-Page Stuck Just as a generous adult would share her opera glasses, the two-year-old opera patron to my left kindly offered to share her pacifier. Surely, she […]

$5 Family Concert on Saturday Afternoon

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to take the kids and grandkids out of storage (did I just write that?) and introduce them to the joys of classical music and the Dallas Opera’s “hands-on” introduction to opera. The action starts in the Winspear Opera House lobby at noon Saturday (i.e. tomorrow) with hands-on arts […]

A Lucia "Firing on All Cylinders"

by tdoadmin

Another rave review for the Dallas Opera season opener, “Lucia di Lammermoor” which continues tonight at the Winspear Opera House at 7:30 PM. Here’s the view from a local critic already well-known to you for the quality of his work:  Olin Chism, writing on special assignment for the “Star-Telegram.” It reads, in part: “Sunday afternoon’s performance displayed top-rank […]

A Lucia “Firing on All Cylinders”

by Suzanne Calvin

Another rave review for the Dallas Opera season opener, “Lucia di Lammermoor” which continues tonight at the Winspear Opera House at 7:30 PM. Here’s the view from a local critic already well-known to you for the quality of his work:  Olin Chism, writing on special assignment for the “Star-Telegram.” It reads, in part: “Sunday afternoon’s performance displayed top-rank […]

Doctor Miracle Tickles Various Fancies at DCT

by Suzanne Calvin

If you’ve been wondering whether the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s charming “Doctor Miracle” might prove a great introduction to the art form for all the little ones in your family, check out Sandie Newton’s report for CBS-11.  The next performance is this Friday night at Dallas Children’s Theater.  Tickets are $12 and available […]

D Goes Dickens on TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

In the October issue of D magazine, just hitting the newsstands, a feature detailing the challenges confronting the Dallas Opera and the man at the top, doing just that. Willard Spiegelman’s take on things is occasionally barbed, yet thoughtful.  Feel free to weigh-in after you read the entire piece right here. Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & […]

October at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 19, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org OCTOBER SPARKLES AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ Season Launch: Friday, October 21 with Donizetti’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR—Indoors and Out! ~~~~ “Tragic Obsessions” Season Opens With an Exciting, Free Plazacast@theCenter, the Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance, and Dazzling FIRST NIGHT Season Celebrations […]