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November at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

No turkeys here-just great music and good fun! See all the reasons to make the Dallas Opera a bigger part of your family life this November. Keep scrolling… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org NOVEMBER BRINGS THE FAMILY TOGETHER AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ […]

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 […]

Baritones & Beachballs: The 2011 Edition

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera’s casual summer events series is back for the hot weather months; thank you for asking!  And if FREE sounded good in 2010, it sounds even better in 2011. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 26, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS BARITONES & BEACHBALLS ~~~~ POPULAR CASUAL SUMMER EVENTS […]

Baritones & Beachballs: The 2011 Edition

by tdoadmin

The Dallas Opera’s casual summer events series is back for the hot weather months; thank you for asking!  And if FREE sounded good in 2010, it sounds even better in 2011. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 26, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS BARITONES & BEACHBALLS ~~~~ POPULAR CASUAL SUMMER EVENTS […]

Up With the Volume – Off With Her Head!

by Suzanne Calvin

Time’s a-wasting! Only a few more performances of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” left to enjoy. Here’s the latest review from Arnold Jones of “The Voice.” By the way, we will be broadcasting live this evening from the Winspear Opera House as we open the first of six performances of Donizetti’s renowned Tudor tragedy, “Anna Bolena” (a.k.a. […]

Scotching the Rumor

by Suzanne Calvin

No, Virginia, there is no “Moby-Claus.” I’ve seen a rumor circulating among opera aficionados on the internet that the October 12th WRR “Dallas Opera Encore Performances” broadcast of the world premiere production of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s MOBY-DICK will be streamed, simultaneously, like much of the station’s programming. I am sorry to be the […]

Long Faces and Major Challenges in Arts Journalism

by Suzanne Calvin

“Advertising Age” has estimated that one newspaper job in four has vanished in the past two decades but, for the arts, the loss of both journalists and genuine arts coverage (sorry, Britney doesn’t count) has been significantly more pronounced since 2005.  Veteran California-based journalist Tom Jacobs has a sweeping analysis of the present situation, including […]

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 […]

July – Inside The Dallas Opera

by Jennifer Schuder

Newest podcast on TDO site. Host of Inside The Dallas Opera, Suzanne Calvin, interviews Candace Evans and previews The summer event series of The Dallas Opera presented by One Arts Plaza – Figaro in Flip-Flops. The events series focuses on the opera DIE FLEDERMAUS in July . Candace Evans is the choreographer for DIE FLEDERMAUS. […]

June 2008 – Inside The Dallas Opera

by Jennifer Schuder

Newest podcast on TDO site. Host of Inside The Dallas Opera, Suzanne Calvin, interviews Barbara Benac and previews The summer event series of The Dallas Opera presented by One Arts Plaza – Figaro in Flip-Flops. The events series focuses on the opera THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO in June. Barbara Benec is a docent for the […]