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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Last year saw the welcome return of Bruce Wood to choreographing and running a dance troupe. This year, his Dance Project’s second season has three premieres — including a rather personal one about brothers, fathers and sons.
In 2014, FWOpera will present two world premieres — one based on an iconic sci-fi fantasy, the other based on an iconic female author. How many icons you want in one season?
The Dallas Bach Society will perform Bach’s St. John Passion, while the Dallas Symphony will perform his St. Matthew for the first time in 50 years. The one concert is church-ensemble small, the other’s symphonic-big. The one’s aiming for early-music authentic … and so’s the other one?
For the first time, the Theatre Communications Group’s national conference — the biggest nationwide gathering of non-profit theater professionals — is coming to Texas, to North Texas. We’ll teach ‘em what every artist learns here: how to do the fundraising two-step.
The DSO’s last record distribution deal ended in 2006. Since then, if you wanted a recording of the DSO with conductor van Zweden, you had a choice of two CDs on Amazon. That’s it. And no downloads. That’s going to change April 1.
Continuing our series on North Texas artists worth watching in the New Year. Adam Adolfo brought Latino theater back to Fort Worth’s Artes de la Rosa. And this year that Latino theater is going to include a goblin, surrealism and some Argentine flair.
#2 in our series, looking to people in North Texas arts worth keeping an eye on in 2012. Ben Fountain made a literary splash in 2006. This spring he’s back with his scathing, funny, debut novel. Young vets on a ‘victory tour’ for the Iraq War come to Texas Stadium — to meet Beyonce and the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.
The first in a series: At year’s end, Art&Seek looks forward to people in the North Texas arts community — some of the ones who’ll be doing work in 2012 that you’ll want to keep an eye out for. We start with the Dallas Museum of Art’s new director.
It involves some 200 area artists from groups such as the Turtle Creek Chorale, the Texas Ballet Theatre and the Dallas Theater Center. They had only four months to bring A Gathering together, but deciding what this gala benefit should say about 30 years of AIDS history was the hurdle.