In this lavishly illustrated volume, Ronald L. Davis tells the story of a regional opera company that won international recognition with dazzling productions during its first season and sustained the attention of opera lovers around the world for nearly two decades. In the late 1950s in Dallas, Texas, general manager Lawrence Kelly and artistic director Nicola Rescigno envisioned gorgeous music for the eye and ear. Their intent was to breathe new life into the traditional Italian and French repertory and to spice it with ...

La Scala West: The Dallas Opera Under Kelly and Rescigno 2001, Southern Methodist University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870744549