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    Friday, April 5th

    Turandot- Opening Night

    Giacomo Puccini | Sung in Italian

    In Beijing’s Forbidden City, a barbarian prince risks everything to win the hand (and ignite the love) of the cold and calculating Princess Turandot. Calàf’s passionate pursuit of his elusive royal prize will test his wits and stamina, as well as his heart, in one of the 20th century’s greatest and grandest operas! Soprano Lise Lindstrom will make her company debut in the role in which she has earned rave reviews at La Scala and The Met. This spectacular production designed by Allen Charles Klein marks the return of Maestro Marco Zambelli (Romeo and Juliet) to lead an inspiring, all-star cast!

    Starring Lise Lindstrom, Antonello Palombi, Hei-Kyung Hong, Christian Van Horn
    Conductor Marco Zambelli | Stage director Garnett Bruce More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Sunday, April 7th

    Turandot

    Giacomo Puccini | Sung in Italian

    In Beijing’s Forbidden City, a barbarian prince risks everything to win the hand (and ignite the love) of the cold and calculating Princess Turandot. Calàf’s passionate pursuit of his elusive royal prize will test his wits and stamina, as well as his heart, in one of the 20th century’s greatest and grandest operas! Soprano Lise Lindstrom will make her company debut in the role in which she has earned rave reviews at La Scala and The Met. This spectacular production designed by Allen Charles Klein marks the return of Maestro Marco Zambelli (Romeo and Juliet) to lead an inspiring, all-star cast!

    Starring Lise Lindstrom, Antonello Palombi, Hei-Kyung Hong, Christian Van Horn
    Conductor Marco Zambelli | Stage director Garnett Bruce More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Monday, April 8th

    Women's Board Founder's Lecture Series: The Aspern Papers

    Join UNT Opera Music Director Dr. Stephen Dubberly as he shares insights and musical excerpts from Argento's The Aspern Papers in an intimate setting.

    Time 6:30pm

    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, April 10th

    To Be Rescheduled - Brownbags@theopera featuring Lauren Smith-Carter

    ***** Temporarily delayed due to Weather concerns, please check for new date, to be posted soon. Thank you. *****
    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.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE — no RSVP required! Simply come and enjoy!

  • Past
    Wednesday, April 10th

    Turandot

    Giacomo Puccini | Sung in Italian

    In Beijing’s Forbidden City, a barbarian prince risks everything to win the hand (and ignite the love) of the cold and calculating Princess Turandot. Calàf’s passionate pursuit of his elusive royal prize will test his wits and stamina, as well as his heart, in one of the 20th century’s greatest and grandest operas! Soprano Lise Lindstrom will make her company debut in the role in which she has earned rave reviews at La Scala and The Met. This spectacular production designed by Allen Charles Klein marks the return of Maestro Marco Zambelli (Romeo and Juliet) to lead an inspiring, all-star cast!

    Starring Lise Lindstrom, Antonello Palombi, Hei-Kyung Hong, Christian Van Horn
    Conductor Marco Zambelli | Stage director Garnett Bruce More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Friday, April 12th

    Brownbags@theopera featuring Lauren Smith-Carter

    Work or live near the Winspear Opera House? 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.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE — no RSVP required! Simply come and enjoy!

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    Friday, April 12th

    The Aspern Papers - Opening Night

    Dominick Argento / Sung in English

    A new production celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Opera world premiere commission.

    To mark the 25th anniversary of this Dallas Opera world premiere, TDO has assembled an extraordinary team to create a brand-new production of Henry James’ atmospheric tale. From the shores of Italy’s Lake Como, across vast expanses of time, space and memory, The Aspern Papers will mesmerize audiences en route to its inevitable-yet-thrilling conclusion! Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as Tina in her long-anticipated Dallas Opera debut, with soprano Alexandra Deshorties as a famous diva, and baritone Nathan Gunn as an obsessed music lover who will stop at nothing in this dangerous game of cat-and-mouse!

    Starring Susan Graham, Alexandra Deshorties, Nathan Gunn, Joseph Kaiser
    Conductor Graeme Jenkins | Stage director Tim Albery More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Saturday, April 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.

    Where WRR Classical 101

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    Saturday, April 13th

    Dallas Opera FREE Live Simulcast at Cowboys Stadium - Turandot

    The Dallas Opera, in partnership with Cowboys Stadium and with support from The Dallas Foundation presents Puccini's Turandot for our second Simulcast in a sports venue. The performance will include Lee Hoiby’s Appetizing Short Opera “BON APPETIT!” Starring Susan Nicely as American cooking icon Julia Child. Immediately following will be the world’s largest cartoon screening (based on screen size): Warner Brothers Classics 1957 masterpiece, “What’s Opera, Doc?” starring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd. Directed by animation legend Chuck Jones. Tickets and parking are FREE. Click on More Info and Sign up for your seats today! More info

    Schedule

    • 6:00 pm Doors Open at Cowboys Stadium
    • 6:45 pm "What's Opera, Doc?"
    • 7:00 pm “Bon Appétit!”
    • 7:30 pm Complete unabridged live performance begins

    Where Cowboys Stadium (map) (directions)

    Cost Admission and parking are both FREE

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    Saturday, April 13th

    Turandot

    Giacomo Puccini | Sung in Italian

    In Beijing’s Forbidden City, a barbarian prince risks everything to win the hand (and ignite the love) of the cold and calculating Princess Turandot. Calàf’s passionate pursuit of his elusive royal prize will test his wits and stamina, as well as his heart, in one of the 20th century’s greatest and grandest operas! Soprano Lise Lindstrom will make her company debut in the role in which she has earned rave reviews at La Scala and The Met. This spectacular production designed by Allen Charles Klein marks the return of Maestro Marco Zambelli (Romeo and Juliet) to lead an inspiring, all-star cast!

    Starring Lise Lindstrom, Antonello Palombi, Hei-Kyung Hong, Christian Van Horn
    Conductor Marco Zambelli | Stage director Garnett Bruce More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

  • Past
    Sunday, April 14th

    The Aspern Papers

    Dominick Argento / Sung in English

    A new production celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Opera world premiere commission.

    To mark the 25th anniversary of this Dallas Opera world premiere, TDO has assembled an extraordinary team to create a brand-new production of Henry James’ atmospheric tale. From the shores of Italy’s Lake Como, across vast expanses of time, space and memory, The Aspern Papers will mesmerize audiences en route to its inevitable-yet-thrilling conclusion! Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as Tina in her long-anticipated Dallas Opera debut, with soprano Alexandra Deshorties as a famous diva, and baritone Nathan Gunn as an obsessed music lover who will stop at nothing in this dangerous game of cat-and-mouse!

    Starring Susan Graham, Alexandra Deshorties, Nathan Gunn, Joseph Kaiser
    Conductor Graeme Jenkins | Stage director Tim Albery More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

  • Past
    Wednesday, April 17th

    Brownbags@theopera featuring Laura Begley

    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.

    Time 12:00pm

    Where Sammons Park (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE — no RSVP required! Simply come and enjoy!

  • Past
    Wednesday, April 17th

    The Aspern Papers

    Dominick Argento / Sung in English

    A new production celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Opera world premiere commission.

    To mark the 25th anniversary of this Dallas Opera world premiere, TDO has assembled an extraordinary team to create a brand-new production of Henry James’ atmospheric tale. From the shores of Italy’s Lake Como, across vast expanses of time, space and memory, The Aspern Papers will mesmerize audiences en route to its inevitable-yet-thrilling conclusion! Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as Tina in her long-anticipated Dallas Opera debut, with soprano Alexandra Deshorties as a famous diva, and baritone Nathan Gunn as an obsessed music lover who will stop at nothing in this dangerous game of cat-and-mouse!

    Starring Susan Graham, Alexandra Deshorties, Nathan Gunn, Joseph Kaiser
    Conductor Graeme Jenkins | Stage director Tim Albery More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

  • Past
    Friday, April 19th

    Turandot

    Giacomo Puccini | Sung in Italian

    In Beijing’s Forbidden City, a barbarian prince risks everything to win the hand (and ignite the love) of the cold and calculating Princess Turandot. Calàf’s passionate pursuit of his elusive royal prize will test his wits and stamina, as well as his heart, in one of the 20th century’s greatest and grandest operas! Soprano Lise Lindstrom will make her company debut in the role in which she has earned rave reviews at La Scala and The Met. This spectacular production designed by Allen Charles Klein marks the return of Maestro Marco Zambelli (Romeo and Juliet) to lead an inspiring, all-star cast!

    Starring Lise Lindstrom, Antonello Palombi, Hei-Kyung Hong, Christian Van Horn
    Conductor Marco Zambelli | Stage director Garnett Bruce More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

  • Past
    Saturday, April 20th

    The Aspern Papers

    Dominick Argento / Sung in English

    A new production celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Opera world premiere commission.

    To mark the 25th anniversary of this Dallas Opera world premiere, TDO has assembled an extraordinary team to create a brand-new production of Henry James’ atmospheric tale. From the shores of Italy’s Lake Como, across vast expanses of time, space and memory, The Aspern Papers will mesmerize audiences en route to its inevitable-yet-thrilling conclusion! Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as Tina in her long-anticipated Dallas Opera debut, with soprano Alexandra Deshorties as a famous diva, and baritone Nathan Gunn as an obsessed music lover who will stop at nothing in this dangerous game of cat-and-mouse!

    Starring Susan Graham, Alexandra Deshorties, Nathan Gunn, Joseph Kaiser
    Conductor Graeme Jenkins | Stage director Tim Albery More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Sunday, April 21st

    Turandot - Final Performance

    Giacomo Puccini | Sung in Italian

    In Beijing’s Forbidden City, a barbarian prince risks everything to win the hand (and ignite the love) of the cold and calculating Princess Turandot. Calàf’s passionate pursuit of his elusive royal prize will test his wits and stamina, as well as his heart, in one of the 20th century’s greatest and grandest operas! Soprano Lise Lindstrom will make her company debut in the role in which she has earned rave reviews at La Scala and The Met. This spectacular production designed by Allen Charles Klein marks the return of Maestro Marco Zambelli (Romeo and Juliet) to lead an inspiring, all-star cast!

    Starring Lise Lindstrom, Antonello Palombi, Hei-Kyung Hong, Christian Van Horn
    Conductor Marco Zambelli | Stage director Garnett Bruce More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19

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    Saturday, April 27th

    Doctor Miracle

    by Georges Bizet | Sung in English

    A family friendly performance featuring the Dallas Opera Orchestra and presented in partnership with the UNT opera program, enjoy a hilarious, fully staged one-act opera about a young man’s quest to marry his true love? We’ll even have fun lobby activities to complement the story of the opera. Chose from 2 different performance times. More info

    Schedule

    • 10:30am Performance I
    • 12:30pm Lobby activities
    • 2:00pm Performance II

    Where Winspear Opera House (directions)

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

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    Sunday, April 28th

    The Aspern Papers - Final Performance

    Dominick Argento / Sung in English

    A new production celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Opera world premiere commission.

    To mark the 25th anniversary of this Dallas Opera world premiere, TDO has assembled an extraordinary team to create a brand-new production of Henry James’ atmospheric tale. From the shores of Italy’s Lake Como, across vast expanses of time, space and memory, The Aspern Papers will mesmerize audiences en route to its inevitable-yet-thrilling conclusion! Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as Tina in her long-anticipated Dallas Opera debut, with soprano Alexandra Deshorties as a famous diva, and baritone Nathan Gunn as an obsessed music lover who will stop at nothing in this dangerous game of cat-and-mouse!

    Starring Susan Graham, Alexandra Deshorties, Nathan Gunn, Joseph Kaiser
    Conductor Graeme Jenkins | Stage director Tim Albery More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

    Cost Tickets start at $19