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Opera Lucia Meets Restaurant Lucia

by Steven Doyle

Attending the opening night of Lucia di Lammermoor was quite an experience. The Dallas Opera was gracious enough to show the live performance under the stars at no charge on a very large screen with pretty awesome fidelity. However if you were fortunate enough to have an actual seat for that evening you would have been rubbing elbows with gents in top hats and their sexy escorts donning incredible jewels and gowns.

For an opera night in Dallas the evening was a bit more snazzy than usual,  whispered several Winspear employees as they escorted us to our seats. Typical nights are more relaxed, and the TDO seems to be going through a concerted effort to cater to all walks of life interested in great music.   Continue reading

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Rigolletto Continues at Winspear

© Karen Almond, Dallas Opera

by Steven Doyle

Rigoletto continues this week with the Dallas Opera’s artful performance of this Verdi send up to Victor Hugo’s Le roi s’amuse that illuminates the tribulation of the hunchback jester who continually attempts to rid himself of a curse placed on him as payment for his biting ridicule and torment at the whim of his master, the Duke of Mantua. Continue reading

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