It’s not a joke, they tell us. But the production of Donizetti’s ‘Anna Bolena’ (aka Anne Boleyn — as in Henry VIII’s second, short-lived wife) could use a couple of muscular fellows willing to be bare-chested onstage at the Winspear beginning Oct. 29. No singing necessary.
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… maybe it should be held in the Ballpark at Arlington and not in the Arts District at all. Why? Because it turns out that location is key to such a simulcast’s success for the opera company. And the Annette Strauss Square may not fit the bill.
The Dallas Opera announced today that it will simulcast its opening night performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Annette Strauss Square. The Oct. 22 simulcast, a first for the company, will be free and begin at 5 p.m. with pretaped segments that will be shown on the screen. The live performance begins at 7:30.
They’re back! Or actually, they will be. ‘Moby-Dick’ composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer have gotten a new commission from the Dallas Opera. It’s, ahem, somewhat smaller, though.
Today in the roundup: VideoFest news, making your opera debut and tracking Eve Sussman’s trip to North Texas.
Selected online by Dallas Opera season subscribers, the winner of the “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Award was announced yesterday evening. The internationally acclaimed singer created the role of Captain Ahab in the opera’s recent production of Moby-Dick.
The Dallas Morning News Classical Music Critic discusses the first year of the Winspear Opera House and recent world premieres by the Fort Worth Opera and Dallas Opera.
The Dallas Opera has announced that its longtime costume designer, Peter J. Hall, died last week at his Dallas home — from cardiac complications. He was 84 years old. Hall designed the sets and costumes for more than 70 Dallas Opera productions since 1962.
In fact, we like to think that all of the effort the Dallas Opera has put into its world-premiere production of Moby-Dick (running through this weekend at the Winspear) was just a swell run-up to The American Experience episode running tonight at 8 p.m. on KERA-TV, Channel 13. It’s Into the Deep: America, Whaling and […]
Just added some more links to reviews on the Dallas Opera’s world premiere. Check ‘em out. Gary Cogill’s even has video — with a flash of some of the amazing ghost-ship-outline video projection, which got an ovation last night even before the singing had begun.