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    Saturday, October 6th

    Jack and the Beanstalk at NorthPark Center

    By John Davies / Sung in English

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

    Time 12:00pm

    Where NorthPark Center, North Court (map)

    Cost FREE, RSVP for an event reminder

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    Saturday, October 6th

    Saturday Afternoon at the Opera with WRR 101.1 FM

    Join Dallas Opera and General Director Keith Cerny as he takes on the role of programmer and guest host of WRR's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera program for the entire Month of October. These shows will provide a lead-in to the Dallas Opera's new season. The program airing October 6 will focus on Giuseppe Verdi's FALSTAFF. A classic recording from 1964.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where WRR 101.1 FM

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    Sunday, October 7th

    Laura Claycomb in recital at the Dallas Museum of Art

    Join the Dallas Opera as we present Laura Claycomb in Recital. Soprano Laura Claycomb enchants in adventurous repertoire, ranging from baroque music and belcanto masterpieces to contemporary creations. Her delicacy, refinement and theatricality in high-flying repertoire has defined her career as the leading American lyric coloratura.

    Time 2:00pm

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

    Cost $25, includes FREE General Admission to the museum

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    Tuesday, October 9th

    Conversations with Keith in partnership with Art&Seek

    Presented in partnership with KERA's Art&Seek please join the Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny along with Jerome Weeks, producer/reporter for Art&Seek and Fort Worth Opera General Director Darren Woods for an in-depth conversation about the process of discovering and commissioning new works in the 21st century.

    Time 6:30pm

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

    Cost FREE with RSVP

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    Wednesday, October 10th

    Brownbags@theopera

    Work or live near the Winspear? Then bring your lunch or grab a bite from one of the many food trucks, find a comfortable seat under the canopy in Sammons Park at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and join us for a noontime recital featuring local upcoming talent from the North Texas area.

    Featuring: Zach Hess

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park (map) (directions)

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

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    Saturday, October 13th

    Saturday Afternoon at the Opera with WRR 101.1 FM

    Join Dallas Opera and General Director Keith Cerny as he takes on the role of programmer and guest host of WRR's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera program for the entire Month of October. These shows will provide a lead-in to the Dallas Opera's new season. The program airing October 13 will focus on John Adams NIXON IN CHINA

    Time 12:00pm

    Where WRR 101.1 FM

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    Saturday, October 13th

    Inside the Dallas Opera with WRR Classical 101

    Monthly radio broadcast on WRR Classical 101 Topics will vary by month, exploring past, present and upcoming performances.

    Time 3:30pm

    Where WRR Classical 101

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    Saturday, October 20th

    2012-2013 Season Preview Day & Meet your Seat event. FREE & open to public!

    Join us for an opportunity to learn about the operas from the experts as well as test drive your seat and make changes to your seating assignment if desired. No rsvp necessary, simply come and enjoy!

    Schedule

    • 11:30 am Michael Heaston, Head of Music staff and Assistant Conductor discusses the music of Verdi and AIDA
    • 12:30 pm Preview Family Performance, excerpts from DOCTOR MIRACLE
    • 1:00 pm Model presentation of the new THE ASPERN PAPERS set by John Toia Director of Production. Meet your seat happening at the same time.
    • 2:00 pm Opera 101 - Musical selections from popular Operas, highlighting the season, composer or similar

    Where Hamon Hall and Samons Park, Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE, RSVP to receive an event reminder

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    Saturday, October 20th

    Saturday Afternoon at the Opera with WRR 101.1 FM

    Join Dallas Opera and General Director Keith Cerny as he takes on the role of programmer and guest host of WRR's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera program for the entire Month of October. These shows will provide a lead-in to the Dallas Opera's new season. The program airing October 20 will focus on Benjamin Britten's THE TURN OF THE SCREW.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where WRR 101.1 FM

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    Sunday, October 21st

    Dallas Opera Guild Opera Insights - Aida

    Learn about Giuseppe Verdi's AIDA with a panel discussion with the cast and production team, moderated by Dallas Opera Artistic Director Jonathan Pell.

    Time 3:00pm

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

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

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    Monday, October 22nd

    Women's Board Founders Lecture Series: Aida

    Join TDO Head of Music Staff Michael Heaston as he shares insights and musical excerpts from Aida.

    Time 5:30pm

    Where McCasland Board Room, Dallas Opera Offices (map)

    Cost $45 per person (includes parking and refreshments)
    Please call Susan McIntyre at 214-443-1049 to reserve

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    Wednesday, October 24th

    Brownbags@theopera

    Work or live near the Winspear? Then bring your lunch or grab a bite from one of the many food trucks, find a comfortable seat under the canopy in Sammons Park at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and join us for a noontime recital featuring local upcoming talent from the North Texas area.

    Featuring: Shelby Hendryx

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park (map) (directions)

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

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    Friday, October 26th

    Aida - Opening Night Plazacast FREE

    By Giuseppe Verdi / Sung in Italian

    Happening rain or shine! Bring your picnic basket, umbrellas and blankets, claim your space on the lawn and enjoy the party that is FIRST NIGHT for our live broadcast of AIDA. Share in the drama as it unfolds onstage and dress to impress in your best jeans and sweaters. Performance begins at 7:30 but come early to enjoy the pre-party viewing on the red carpet. Who knows, maybe you'll be on the big screen! No ticket required. You won't want to miss Texas' own Latonia Moore starring as AIDA.

    Please note that there will be several road closures around the Winspear Opera House during this performance. See our directions page for more information. More info

    Time 6:00pm

    Where Sammons Park (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE

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    Friday, October 26th

    Aida - Opening Night

    By Giuseppe Verdi / Sung in Italian

    In Ancient Egypt, a captive Ethiopian princess, Aida, is torn between her love for the Egyptian commander Radames and her loyalty to her own father and country. The lovers must fend off the schemes of a fiercely jealous Egyptian princess and decide whether true love trumps honor and duty. This 19th-century masterpiece proves that a pyramid may be the greatest love triangle of all!

    Please note that there will be several road closures around the Winspear Opera House during this performance. See our directions page for more information. More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Saturday, October 27th

    Saturday Afternoon at the Opera with WRR 101.1 FM

    Join Dallas Opera and General Director Keith Cerny as he takes on the role of programmer and guest host of WRR's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera program for the entire Month of October. These shows will provide a lead-in to the Dallas Opera's new season. The program airing October 27 will focus on Richard Wagner's TRISTAN UND ISOLDE. Your one and only chance to hear this phenomenal TDO performance.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where WRR 101.1 FM

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    Saturday, October 27th

    Jack and the Beanstalk

    Join TDOpage2stage at the Winspear Opera House as we explore the world of Jack and the Beanstalk through TDO's Kids Book Club in the lobby including special guest Nancy "Lady Magic" Lieberman, WNBA player, coach and General Manager, followed by a performance of John Davies' operatic interpretation of the classic children's tale. It will be an afternoon of imagination and magic beans!

    Please note that there will be several road closures around the Winspear Opera House during this performance. See our directions page for more information. More info

    Schedule

    • 12:30pm Lobby Activities
    • 2:00pm Performance

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost $5 performance, lobby activities FREE and open to the public.

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    Sunday, October 28th

    Aida

    By Giuseppe Verdi / Sung in Italian

    In Ancient Egypt, a captive Ethiopian princess, Aida, is torn between her love for the Egyptian commander Radames and her loyalty to her own father and country. The lovers must fend off the schemes of a fiercely jealous Egyptian princess and decide whether true love trumps honor and duty. This 19th-century masterpiece proves that a pyramid may be the greatest love triangle of all! More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $25

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    Wednesday, October 31st

    Aida

    By Giuseppe Verdi / Sung in Italian

    In Ancient Egypt, a captive Ethiopian princess, Aida, is torn between her love for the Egyptian commander Radames and her loyalty to her own father and country. The lovers must fend off the schemes of a fiercely jealous Egyptian princess and decide whether true love trumps honor and duty. This 19th-century masterpiece proves that a pyramid may be the greatest love triangle of all! More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19