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Ron Howard's documentary shows the great tenor in all his humanity
"...dedicated to opera’s biggest rock star, the larger-than-life Luciano Pavarotti, achieves something most documentaries about the deceased rarely do:..."

June 21, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

In the Shadow of the Stars
"...more than likely, the names of such performers as Pavarotti, Norman, Domingo and Price usually spring to mind. Yet,..."

June 5, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Itzhak Perlman: Extension of His Soul
"...Okay, Luciano Pavarotti put on a great show, too, by all accounts,..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Arts Review

Rock & Roll Books
Gift guide
"...The King & I: The Uncensored Tale of Luciano Pavarotti's Rise to Fame by His Manager, Friend, and Sometime..."

Dec. 3, 2004 Music Feature by David Lynch

SXSW Film Reviews
Pavarotti of the Plains records the story of Texas legend Don Walser with simple, plainspoken eloquence.
"...Pavarotti of the Plains: Don Walser's Story..."

March 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

"...Perlman vs. Pavarotti..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Column

Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
A Valentine's Day mix for KOOP
"...rare as Italian opera tenors whose names end in Pavarotti. They didn't call Walser the Pavarotti of the plains..."

Feb. 14, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Immaculate Film
Musicalia at the SXSW Film Festival
"...Thursday, March 15, Paramount, 4:30pmPavarotti of the Plains: Don Walser's StoryVideo, 80 min., 2000..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Italian, Too
"...the next best thing to a vacation in Tuscany. Pavarotti's Italian Grill & Seafood Restaurant..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Food Feature

I fell in love with a cup of hot corn
"...version of "Perfect Day" with Lou Reed and Luciano Pavarotti at a benefit for Angola. If you haven't seen..."

July 6, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Generic Ensemble Company's Carmen
This devised work shares the name of Bizet's opera, but it has its own story to tell, one that's modern, irreverent and funny
"...with a forlorn Virgen de Guadalupe eating Takis as Pavarotti sings "Ave Maria," where a piñata resembling a certain..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre's A Christmas Carol
This slick and polished musical adaptation of the Dickens classic serves up holiday cheer in abundance
"...a bit yourself by the end of Paul Sanchez's Pavarotti-channeling version of "O Holy Night," you may want to..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...Luciano Pavarotti used to demand that there be no noise backstage..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

The Highwaymen
"...& Young? Classicists José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti soared opera to the top of the pops globally,..."

June 10, 2016 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
Indie rock music festivals could learn a thing or three from the Montreal Jazz Fest
"...Parisian namesake, home to Celine Dion's wedding and Luciano Pavarotti's 1978 Christmas concert. Never Travel for Music, Parts 1-6..."

July 12, 2013 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Demolition at 1701 Red River
Another Red River venue going away? There goes the neighborhood.
"...(Willie Nelson, George Strait, Barry White), treasured vocalists (Luciano Pavarotti, Whitney Houston), and even a couple of world leaders..."

May 17, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Spotlight: Jovanotti
Italian superstar starts over again in the U.S.
" an American audience that doesn't know Jovanotti from Pavarotti...."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Off the Record
Ian McLagan snubs the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame while Suzanna Choffel uproots to New York
" the simple grace and plaintive songcraft of Austin's "Pavarotti of the Plains." "Don lived inside of his songs..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Ojos Verdes
Plácido Domingo blows down San Antonio's AT&T Center
"...proved utterly awe-inspiring. The Three Tenors' lead vox, Luciano Pavarotti, at the Frank Erwin Center in 1999, wasn’t the..."

June 3, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

A Night at the Opera
Opera for dummies: Name one male tenor
"...too huge for unlikely local stages, everything from Luciano Pavarotti at the Erwin Center to Prince at the Belmont...."

May 27, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Emailing Plácido Domingo
"...AC: Your late friend and colleague Luciano Pavarotti performed at Austin's Frank Erwin Center in 1999. Have..."

May 27, 2011 Music Feature

Off the Record
Where do you want it?
"...Sir Elton John broke Luciano Pavarotti's record for the highest grossing concert ever at the..."

April 16, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Journey Through the Past
Down the digital rabbit hole of the Neil Young Archives Vol. 1
"...Total MC5, Tom Waits: Asylum Seeker, and Don Walser's Pavarotti of the Plains? Catalogs from Aerosmith to the Zombies..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The More You Learn About God, the Further Away from Him You Move
mewithoutYou frontman Aaron Weiss likes a good question, but finds some answers easier than others
"...of singing a supplication to the divine, whether it’s Pavarotti, Fugazi, or the church? Are we all simply lonely..."

June 15, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Viva La Diva/3 Mo' Divas
Two different trios of African-American sopranos sing in Austin in two weeks
"...the phenomenon that arose from teaming Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and José Carreras in 1990. When the Three Tenors..."

Oct. 10, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bats Left, Sings Right
With help from Esther's Follies, Austin Lyric Opera turns Strauss' Viennese waltz into a Texas two-step
"...because Die Fledermaus has been altered more times than Pavarotti's trousers doesn't mean that adapting it is a breeze...."

May 30, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Critics Poll
"...Hernandez Rollo Banks, Joe Hunter, Lydia Mendoza, Luciano Pavarotti..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Music Feature

Off the Record
James White goes on location at the Broken Spoke, Marky Ramone defends his namesake and Phil Spector's innocence, and the Summer Wardrobe gives Roky Erickson a makeover
"...John Graham of the photo exhibit, which features Luciano Pavarotti, U2, and Prince, among others. “Overwhelming really.” We Sell..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Lightning, humidity, Tom Petty, and a few other elements converged on Zilker Park for Austin City Limits' annual musical orgy
"...service and whose unearthly yodel earned him the nickname "Pavarotti of the Plains," died Wednesday afternoon at his South..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Ennio: Fine 'Tooning
Austin gets its first look at Ennio, the 'living cartoon' whose life-sized paper-doll impressions have made him a comedic sensation around the world
"...turning from Pope Benedict into Billy Idol or from Pavarotti into all Three Tenors – using flaps, strings, and..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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