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    Saturday, May 9th

    Community Performance at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

    Performed in English | Run time approximately 20 minutes

    Re-visit The Dallas Opera family favorite Jack and the Bean Stalk. A family friendly performance of John Davies’ operatic interpretation of the classic children’s tale. Set to the music of Sir Arthur Sullivan of “Gilbert and Sullivan” fame you won’t want to miss this charming and witty performance that teaches the timeless lesson of The Golden Rule.

    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

    • 11:00 am First performance
    • 1:00 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, May 17th

    Marilyn Horne Song Competition Recital at the Dallas Museum of Art

    The Dallas Opera, Music Academy of The West and Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series present

    Winners of the 2014 Marilyn Horne Song Competition, soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner, perform gorgeous arias and art songs.

    Presented as part of The Dallas Symphony Orchestra first annual SOLUNA: International Music & Arts Festival

    Horchow Auditorium, DMA

    Time 2:00pm

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

    Cost $10, tickets on sale soon. 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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    Saturday, May 23rd

    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.*

    Acclaimed American baritone Craig Verm (Everest) presents a lushly romantic portrait of a vanished world, “Vienna in the Age of Opulence,” with songs by Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. These songs and arias of love, longing and loss pair beautifully with the Dallas Museum of Art’s dazzling exhibition of “Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine” and other artworks from its permanent collection. “Music & Masterpieces” is presented by The Dallas Opera in partnership with the DMA and presented as part of The Dallas Symphony Orchestra first annual SOLUNA: International Music & Arts Festival

    Horchow Auditorium, DMA

    Schedule

    • 1:30 p.m. Theater doors open, all seating general admission
    • 2:00 p.m. Performance begins
    • 3:00 p.m. Docent-led tour. 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.