5 years ago | Opera
When the Dallas Opera continued its season Friday night with Manon, the five-act opera by French composer Jules Massenet, the Winspear Opera House was far from full. Perhaps because, although this opera is performed regularly, it doesn’t have the ...
5 years ago | Visual Art
Beyond the reaches of the art world, the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer is a familiar name. The book about his painting,The Girl with a Pearl Earring, was later made into a movie with Scar-Jo. There was also a documentary called Tim’s Vermeer wher...
Everyone dies. It's opera. So no big surprises there. You don’t go to the opera to be shocked by a sudden plot twist. You go to the opera to hear beautiful music sung by immensely talented performers and the Dallas Opera’s production of Giacomo Pu...
6 years ago | Visual Art
Monet, Degas, Cezanne, and Renoir are all familiar names to even the casual art lover. Impressionism remains extremely popular and no other museum in the area has given viewers more opportunities to see some of the masterpieces of the movement tha...
It's Dallas. It's Sunday. The Cowboys play at three o’clock. Every Dallasite knows that you need to plan around that. You go to the early service at church, youth soccer games are scheduled in the morning and no sensible Opera company would plan a...
Spring is festival season in Texas and before it gets too hot head over to Cowtown for this years' Fort Worth Opera festival. Since the Fort Worth Opera shifted from a traditional season to a festival format in 2007, fans look forward to this oppo...