“Steam-powered anything is one of the backstories of this exhibition,” explains George Shackelford, Kimbell Art Museum’s deputy director and curator of European art, referring to the museum’s latest exhibition, Turner’s Modern World, Oct. 17-Feb. 6, 2022.
In time, a diamond is created. Incidentally, as Fort Worth Opera steps into its 75th season in the wake of a pandemic, the Diamond Anniversary designation is perhaps more appropriate than ever imagined.
Think of the image that comes to your mind when “Buddha” is mentioned.
Ask any leader of an arts organization what life has been like during the past year, and most will probably swear it has been one of the most demanding times of their lives.
Even if you’ve never been to Spain, you’re likely to be familiar with some of the country’s most stunning signature artistic marvels, such as the elaborate retablos, or altarpieces, found in churches and cathedrals throughout the region.
Attention, opera-goers: If you’ve been looking for a chance to change the mind of “that one friend” who swears they don’t like opera, this could be the time.
Think back to your first visit to an art museum as a child. Before entering, it’s likely that the first words out of the mouth of your chaperone were, “Don’t touch anything.”
Six-year-old Jan Lucca’s facial expressions mirror the activity in front of him: Staring intently at the stage, his eyes widen at exciting moments. He clasps his hands together against his chest during the suspenseful ones. He swings his legs from the chair and his mom smiles from the seat next to him. It’s his first opera.
Ever since she can remember, Emily Levin has loved putting stuff together: Crossword puzzles, planning vacations, hosting murder mystery parties—being an organizer is sort of her thing.
This fall, The Dallas Opera launches its fifth residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors Oct. 27-Nov. 9—designed to help female opera conductors take their careers to the next level.
The audience members at the Meyerson Symphony Center had no idea what an adventure the oboist onstage had on her way in to work that night.