Archive for April, 2018

The magic lingers in Fort Worth Opera’s trio of drive-by operas – Apr 30, 2018

The too-brief but wonderfully adventurous Fort Worth Opera spring festival continued …

There’s nothing small about Fort Worth Opera’s silver screen “Don Pasquale” – Apr 29, 2018

Fort Worth Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, which opened Saturday …

Houston Grand Opera’s beautifully sung “Norma” revives a glorious past – Apr 28, 2018

Barring a big, bad surprise, Houston Grand Opera’s production of Norma …

Fort Worth Opera’s spellbinding “María” achieves new heights – Apr 28, 2018

Sometimes referred to as a “tango operetta,” the work absolutely deserves …

DSO’s Reinhardt covers for van Zweden with a mixed Mozart and a stellar Duruflé – Apr 27, 2018

The evening began with Mozart’s darkest piano concerto, the No. 20 …

Monastyrska finds strength in challenging role of Norma – Apr 24, 2018

Liudmyla Monastyrska specializes in Italian opera’s soprano fireballs. Lady Macbeth from …

Critic’s Choice – Apr 23, 2018

No need to read the Nietzsche philosophical treatise that inspired Richard …

Risen from the pit, Dallas Opera Orchestra impresses with Villaume, von Oeyen – Apr 23, 2018

The Dallas Opera Orchestra, the heard-but-not-seen ensemble that accompanies everything from …

May 24 – Apr 21, 2018

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Alexander Kerr, violinist
Lise …

HGO’s strong cast makes “West Side Story” a stylish success on the opera stage – Apr 21, 2018

Houston Grand Opera bills its new production of Leonard Bernstein’s West …