Despite a few flaws, the Fort Worth Opera’s performance of Don Giovanni on Sunday afternoon provided its fair share of musical and dramatic thrills. Olin Chism reviews.
Archive for May, 2010
Hope your holiday is going swimmingly. Glad to have you along for some cool music on a warm evening. By the way, I just realized that July 4th is on a Sunday this year. I would love to be the party music for your Independence evening.
The Fort Worth Opera took a daring departure from tradition with the world premiere of ‘Before Night Falls’ on Saturday. But any hope that the new opera would rival the success of Dallas’ recent ‘Moby-Dick’ was dashed before the lengthy first act was finished.
Olin Chism reviews Elixir of Love at Fort Worth Opera. Includes links to other reviews.
Fort Worth Opera’s General Director Darren Woods is Lee Cullum’s guest on CEO. Watch the interview now.
This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll honor a musician who is known by many as “the dancing cowboy.”
In the Saturday Spotlight, we’re taking in some Western Swing.
Celebrate Art&Seek’s second birthday — and be one of the first (the few! the proud! the fashion-forward!) to own the new Art&Seek T-shirt.
. . . not to mention Gary Coleman’s life. Anyone who’s seen Avenue Q knows that one of the gags is that the superintendent of the rundown apartment building is, supposedly, a down-on-his-luck-but-still-smiling Gary Coleman. Today, the real-life former child star was put on life support in a Utah hospital.
The Dallas Voice has checked in with the Corpus Christi’s producers, who say they’re still not quite sure what to expect when they perform it in the playwright’s home state for the first time.