“Thérèse Raquin” Reviewed by the St. Petersburg Times

When Tobias Picker's Thérèse Raquin was premiered by the Dallas Opera, it passed the most important test from a purely musical standpoint. Picker's opera created a sound world that could be mistaken for no other. Picker is among the most accomplished American opera composers of his generation...It was a coup for Dallas to produce Picker's latest work, and he stretched the audience with complex dissonances amid the high-flying arias and ensembles.