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    Saturday, October 4th

    Music & Masterpieces presented in partnership with the Dallas Museum of Art

    Join the Dallas Opera and the Dallas Museum of art for a interdisciplinary partnership uniting the performing arts with the visual arts in a new and exciting way. Each Music & Masterpieces program includes a performance by world-renowned musicians inspired by the DMA's special exhibitions or collection paired with a gallery tour. Tour will be immediately following the performance.*

    Mezzo-soprano Virginie Verrez and pianist Bretton Brown will perform a repertoire of French music while taking you on a journey through scenes of love, nature, and beauty. The performance will feature works by composers such as Claude Debussy, Joseph Canteloube, and Gabriel Fauré, paired with projected works of art from the DMA’s collection, by artists such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and Auguste Rodin.

    Schedule

    • 1:30 p.m. Theater doors open, all seating general admission
    • 2:00 p.m. Performance begins
    • 3:00 p.m. Docent-led tours of the DMA’s French works featured in the performance. Space on the tours are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the event.

    Where The Dallas Museum of Art, Horchow Auditorium (map) (directions)

    Cost Performance is FREE. RSVP for an event reminder.
    Admission to the Museum is FREE. Docent led tour of the exhibit is also FREE but space is limited. Tickets will not be issued for the performance, all seating will be general admission in Horchow Auditorium.
    Parking is available in the Dallas Museum of Art garage for $10 (FREE for DMA Partners with valid card). Cash and credit cards are accepted. In the event that the DMA garage is full, you can also access the nearby Trammell Crow garage (2001 Ross Avenue) and the Ross Lot (2040 Ross Avenue) for additional parking options.

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    Sunday, October 5th

    Dallas Opera Guild Opera Insights - THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

    Learn about W. A. Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro during a panel discussion with the cast and production team, moderated by Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny. Panelists will inclucde:
    Emmanuel Villaume - Conductor
    Nicole Car - Almaviva
    Mirco Palazzi - Figaro and
    Kevin Langan - Bartolo

    Time 3:00pm

    Where Hamon Hall, Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE, no RSVP required, simply come and enjoy!

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    Tuesday, October 7th

    Women's Board Fall Membership Coffee

    Join us for the fall membership meeting in a gorgeous home. Invitations will be sent out to members with the address this fall. To join the Women's Board, please visit: More info

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    Where private home

    Cost FREE for Women's Board members

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    Thursday, October 9th

    Dallas Educators Block Party

    Join us along with several other Dallas County museums, theaters, and arts and cultural organizations for information to help you plan your school year! Organizations will have information about field trips, educator workshops and much more, including a cooler-than-cool raffle!

    Museums and organizations participating in the event include: The Sixth Floor Museum, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas Historical Society, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Opera, The Dallas Theatre Center, The Dallas Zoo, George W. Bush Presidential Center, John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, Junior Players, The Nasher Sculpture Center, SPCA of Texas, The Latino Cultural Center, Frontiers of Flight Museum, The Holocaust Museum, Old Red Courthouse, The Trinity River Audobon Center, Texas Discovery Gardens, Texas State Historical Association, and the World Affairs Council of DFW.

    Time 4:00pm

    Where Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St, Dallas, TX, United States (directions)

    Cost FREE with RSVP.

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    Saturday, October 18th

    Community Performance at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

    Our newest production The Billy Goats Gruff is an adaptation of the popular folk tale based on scenes from operas by W.A. Mozart, G. Donizetti, and G. Rossini. Sung in English, this story reinforces a strong anti-bullying message, the importance of kindness and attending school regularly.

    The performance at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will be a special abridged performance which will include a book reading along with musical excerpts from the production.

    Performance will be at the Puppet Show stage in the Glade.

    Schedule

    • 10:00 am First performance
    • 3:00 pm Second performance

    Where Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, United States (directions)

    Cost Performance is FREE, Admission to Arboretum is FREE for children 2 years or younger up to $15 for adults. For more information on admission fees please visit the Dallas Arboretum website.
    Parking at the Arboretum varies from $5-$10

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    Sunday, October 19th

    Dallas Opera Guild Opera Insights - SALOME

    Learn about Richard Strauss' Salome during a panel discussion with the cast and production team, moderated by the new Dallas Opera Artistic Administrator Ian Derrer.
    Guest panelists will include:
    Deborah Voigt - Salome
    Robert Brubaker - Herod
    Susan Bickley - Herodias and
    Andrea Dorf McGray - Associate Director

    Time 3:00pm

    Where Hamon Hall, Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE, no RSVP required, simply come and enjoy!

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    Thursday, October 23rd

    FIRST SIGHT - Fashion Show and Luncheon

    Chairs Lynn McBee and Nicholas Even

    Designers debut their stunning interpretations of the 2014–2015 Dallas Opera Season during an elegant luncheon at the Winspear Opera House. All proceeds benefit the Dallas Opera. Click on more info for full details. More info

    Time 11:00am

    Where Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States

    Cost $250 individual tickets. Option to purchase full tables also available.

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    Friday, October 24th

    FIRST NIGHT - Pre-Performance Dinner and After Party

    Chairs Lynn McBee and Nicholas Even

    Sammons Park, leading into the Winspear Opera House, will be transformed into a glamorous setting for celebrating the Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance of The Marriage of Figaro. DJ Lucy Wrubel will be spinning at the After Party with her take on Figaro!

    Schedule
    5:30 pm Dinner
    8:00 pm Performance
    11:30 pm After Party
    Times are approximate and subject to change. More info

    Time 5:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House, Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States

    Cost $750 individual tickets. Option to purchase full tables also available. (Opening night Opera tickets sold separately)

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    Friday, October 24th

    THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO - Opening Night Simulcast FREE at Klyde Warren Park

    By W.A. Mozart | Sung in Italian with English Supertitles

    Presented in partnership with Klyde Warren Park, presents The Marriage of Figaro, simulcast live from the Winspear Opera House to the Park.

    We are able to host this special presentation with the generous support of underwriters The Sheila and Jody Grant Opera Discovery Program with support from The AT&T Performing Arts Center.

    The action begins at 6:30pm, co-hosted by KLUV Radio’s legendary on-air personality Jody Dean and one of our most popular guest speakers, University of North Texas Associate Professor and Music Director of UNT Opera Dr. Stephen Dubberly! Special features include a screening of the 1945 Three Stooges classic “Micro-Phonies”, the “Worst Bridesmaid’s Dress Ever” contest, a bouquet toss, and more!

    So be sure to sign up today to receive email reminders about the performance, a full schedule of the evening’s festivities as well as be entered to see a performance live at the Winspear Opera House. More info

    Time 6:30pm

    Where Klyde Warren Park (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE

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    Friday, October 24th

    The Marriage of Figaro - Opening Night

    By W.A. Mozart | Sung in Italian with English Supertitles

    Figaro loves Susanna, but he's not the only one. In a single crazy, romantic day, doors will be locked and unlocked, disguises donned, kisses exchanged and innermost hearts revealed - to some of the most memorable music Mozart ever composed. More info

    Time 8:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States (directions)

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    Sunday, October 26th

    The Marriage of Figaro

    By W.A. Mozart | Sung in Italian with English Supertitles

    Figaro loves Susanna, but he's not the only one. In a single crazy, romantic day, doors will be locked and unlocked, disguises donned, kisses exchanged and innermost hearts revealed - to some of the most memorable music Mozart ever composed. More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States (directions)

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    Wednesday, October 29th

    The Marriage of Figaro

    By W.A. Mozart | Sung in Italian with English Supertitles

    Figaro loves Susanna, but he's not the only one. In a single crazy, romantic day, doors will be locked and unlocked, disguises donned, kisses exchanged and innermost hearts revealed - to some of the most memorable music Mozart ever composed. More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States (directions)

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    Thursday, October 30th

    Salome - Opening Night

    By Richard Strauss | Sung in German with English Supertitles

    A king's unbridled lust and his step-daughter's obsession with John the Baptist combine with explosive force in this lushly passionate rendering of Oscar Wilde's play, set in Ancient Judea. More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States (directions)