Posts Tagged ‘singing’
As Fort Worth Opera’s glorious new production of the Verdi classic indicates, the singing’s the thing.
In a dramatic switch from its madcap version of The Mikado two weeks ago (see: “FWO’s Contempo Mikado,” May 18), Fort Worth Opera unveiled a striking new production of Verdi’s Il Trovatore last weekend. The second entry...
OPENING: The King’s Speech (R) Colin Firth stars in this drama as Britain’s King George VI, who struggles to overcome a speech impediment when he unexpectedly must assume the throne. Also with Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey...
The Fort Worth poet’s new multimedia production is a real breakthrough.
Whenever something challenging happens to poet and spoken word artist Tammy Gomez, she immediately asks herself one question: How can I turn this into art?
It’s festival time again, and the Fort Worth Opera will be putting on eight performances of three operas over the next three weekends. Mozart’s Don Giovanni opens the series at 8 p.m. Saturday in Bass Performance Hall, and ...
With Turandot and Lucia di Lammermoor, the Fort Worth Opera Festival continues climbing to new heights.
You couldn’t have asked for bigger contrast than the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s opening in Bass Performance Hall last weekend.
Beverly Sills 1929-2007
Nearly half a century ago at Baylor University, newcomer soprano Beverly Sills gave a recital, and afterward an eager fan asked to be sent an autographed photo.
It was last fall when Sunny Sweeney’s self-produced debut c.d. first arrived in the mail. Not that it was particularly momentous.
I feel you, Sweeney Todd. Tim Burton goes dark and beautiful with this revenge opera.
People who think of musicals as light and fluffy entertainment have been surprised that Tim Burton is doing one, even though previous Burton movies have burst into song and dance.
When an interminably melancholic and arty rock singer-songwriter like Aimee Mann releases an album of yuletide tunes, you have to wonder: Whatever happened to Christmas?
The Suicide Girls are a nationwide group, like the Red Hat Society or Rotary Club, but one whose mission is to torpedo the popular perception that to be beautiful, young women must look like supermodels, tall and skinny, with g...