Laurel Ornish

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  • 19 years ago

    As Eric Halfvarson savors his plate of beef mole at cvila's restaurant on Maple Avenue, the Dallas-based international opera star ponders a dilemma: Although many bookings in the classical music business occur far in advance (he's presently workin...

  • 19 years ago

    Grover Wilkins hadn't intended to make musical history. He was happy with his life: conducting avant-garde 20th-century music in Pittsburgh and in Paris, France, and getting Fulbright scholarships to do research on the group of 20th-century French...

  • 19 years ago

    American mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves is the hot Carmen right now, and for the next two weeks, she belongs to the Dallas Opera. It was one year ago, on October 7, 1995, that Graves made her Metropolitan Opera debut in the title role in Carmen, an e...

  • 19 years ago

    "Mouseketeers' roll call, sound off now! Karen! Cubby! Annette! Sharon! Lonnie! Bobby...!" Who of the TV generation was not indelibly imprinted by The Mickey Mouse Club, the '50s TV show Life magazine referred to as "the first organization many bo...

  • 20 years ago

    The late Andres Segovia--the artist who almost single-handedly popularized classical guitar as a concert instrument in the 20th century--had only a few favorite guitarists; Pepe Romero was one. You can hear Romero, the man the master listened to, ...

  • 20 years ago

    For Dallas Symphony music director Andrew Litton, a really good night at the Meyerson is a capacity crowd of 2,064. Imagine putting on your tux, going to work, and lifting your baton knowing that three-and-a-half billion pairs of eyes throughout t...


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