A well-traveled guest conductor, Emmanuel Villaume was music director of the Spoleto Festival USA for ten years. He’ll be only the third music director in Dallas Opera history.
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Today in the roundup: Dallas Opera has a big announcement, the DMA hands out some awards and Amphibian Stage Productions stages a controversial piece.
Today in the roundup: The DIFF winners, a big weekend for The Dallas Opera and the classical sister act coming to town.
Today in the roundup: ‘The Rite of Spring’ returns, local music bits and composer Dominick Argento on the ghost who helped him write.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing Stage West’s 4000 miles, the Perot packs ‘em in and the mezzo-soprano’s role in opera.
Today in the roundup: A return engagement for The Dallas Opera, how a film accurately captures Renoir at work and Stage West’s busy schedule.
Today in the roundup: The evolution of opera supertitles, new acquisitions on display at the DMA and eulogizing Van Cliburn.
Today in the roundup: More on SMU’s arts research center, props for the Perot and opera’s contribution to pop culture.
… thanks to Dallas Opera, which will project the Bugs Bunny cartoon, ‘What’s Opera, Doc?’ before it simulcasts its live stage production of Turandot. You know. as a curtain raiser. Oh. And it’s also returning to offering four shows next season, including that opera about robots.
But they’re called ‘black box operas’ — for the kind of small venues they get staged in. Enough of a trend that maybe the opera world is splitting in two?