Tag: Opera

WRR101 Focus on the Arts: Dallas Opera’s Ian Derrer with a sneak peek at what to expect in their ambitious 24-25 season

In this interview, WRR’s Kurt Rongey and Ian Derrer, The Dallas Opera’s Kern Wildenthal General Director and CEO, go in-depth about the 2024-25 productions, singers, guest conductors, and special TITAS recital with Christian Gerhaher and family operas.Photo credit: Kyle Flubacker

WRR101 Focus on the Arts: A Puccini Double Bill with SMU’s Meadows Lyric Theatre

“I think what makes these works still so viable today is that Puccini had this amazing ability to get to the heart of the human condition,” says Michael Scarola, Interim Director of SMU’s Meadows Lyric Theatre, referencing the two enduring operatic masterpieces they’ll perform February 15-18, 2024. In this feature with WRR’s Amy Bishop, Scarola… Read more »

WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: FW Opera’s General & Artistic Director’s vision for the future

“This was an opportunity to come in and help shape the future of my passion project, which is opera,” says Fort Worth Opera’s General and Artistic Director Angela Turner Wilson. In this feature, she chats with WRR’s Nikki Velonis about her vision for the company, plus shares details of how to attend their swanky “Dinner… Read more »