• Friday, September 1st

    Season Subscriptions On Sale!

    Five outstanding operas will be featured for the 2017-2018 Season!

    Enjoy savings, convenience and all our subscriber benefits when you purchase a subscription package! Subscribers save on additional mainstage tickets, have first access to our social and education events, and enjoy benefits like ticket exchanges. Interest-free payment plans are still available, so you can break your ticket cost in to affordable monthly payments. More info

    Time 10:30am

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

  • Friday, September 1st

    2017-18 Family Subscriptions on Sale!

    Purchase your subscription to The Dallas Opera's 2017-2018 Family Season! Season subscriptions on sale now! More info

    Time 10:30am

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Friday, October 6th

    Curtain Up! Opera season is about to begin.

    Presented in partnership with Community Beer Co. and The Dallas Observer, join us as we celebrate the start of our 2017-2018 season.

    We’ll raise a pint, or two or three, for a fun night of craft beer, BBQ, and Opera. Mix and mingle, play some games and win tickets to a performance in the coming season. Then we'll top off the evening with a live performance featuring beer drinking songs from around the world!

    We'll also be celebrating the launch of our Young Professionals Performance Night that will feature a special Community Beer Co. Lounge. Join us to learn more how you can be part of the fun!

    Schedule

    • 6:30 pm Guests arrive, check in, drink, eat, network!
    • 7:30 pm Opera Bingo! 3 rounds for tickets to the final 3 shows in our season.
    • 8:30 pm Performance
    • 9:00 pm Season surprise give-a-way

    Where Community Beer Company (map)

    Cost $25 per person
    Must be 21 or older at time of the event. A valid ID must be provided by attendees at check-in.

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    Sunday, October 15th

    Donizetti and Company

    Sung in Italian with English Supertitles | No intermission

    Donizetti & Company includes thrilling young artists performing selections with the acclaimed Dallas Opera Orchestra, as kids learn more about Donizetti's life from the composer himself! Fun for all ages!

    Schedule

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

    Cost $5, $12 for a full subscription

  • Sunday, October 15th

    Dallas Opera Guild Insights - Samson & Dalila

    Opera Insights, presented by The Dallas Opera Guild, is a lively panel discussion featuring the artists, music staff, and the production teams for each of the upcoming TDO productions.

    Opera Insights is moderated by members of The Dallas Opera Senior Staff, and presented by the Dallas Opera Guild.

    This event is FREE and open to the public. TDO Guild members who attend are entered into a special drawing. No RSVP necessary, simply come and enjoy! More info

    Time 3:00pm

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

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    Thursday, October 19th

    FIRST SIGHT Fashion Show and Luncheon

    NorthPark Center Presenting Sponsor

    The fabulous start of The Dallas Opera’s 2017-2018 Season, FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON is chaired by Dianne B. and Mark H. LaRoe. FIRST SIGHT is a dramatic fashion show featuring Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo, followed by a luncheon served by Wolfgang Puck, all in the surroundings of the magnificent Winspear Opera House. Honorary Chairs are Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger. Fashion Show and Luncheon Chairs are Lisa Cooley, Ciara Cooley, and Bela Cooley.

    Click on More info for complete details and ticket purchase information or call (214) 443-1063. More info

    Time 11:00am

    Where Winspear Opera House (map)

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    Friday, October 20th

    FIRST NIGHT Pre-Performance Dinner and After Party

    Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Presenting Sponsor

    The dazzling opening night events of 2017-2018 Season of The Dallas Opera, feature FIRST NIGHT Pre-Performance Dinner and After Party, chaired by Dianne B. and Mark H. LaRoe. Red carpet excitement and a gourmet black tie dinner begin the festivities for the evening prior to the Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance of Samson & Dalila. Following the opera, the After Party with the cast features entertainment by the high energy group Dallas String Quartet, and more nighttime noshes! Honorary Chairs are Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger. First Night Dinner Chairs are Betty and Steve Suellentrop.

    Click on More Info for complete details and ticket purchase information or call (214) 443-1063. More info

    Time 5:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map)

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    Friday, October 20th

    Samson & Dalila

    Saint-Saëns | Sung in French with English supertitles.

    A Romance of Biblical Proportions.

    Based on the infamous Bible tale, Samson is the only hope of the oppressed Hebrews and nothing can stop him. Enter Dalila, whose temptation of Samson will continue until she has what she wants: the secret of his strength. Her underestimation of Samson’s faith leads to the fatal climax of their story, showing what happens when two forces of nature meet and the consequences of such battles.

    Starring Clifton ForbisOlga BorodinaRichard Paul Fink
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume • Director Bruno Berger

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    Time 8:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Sunday, October 22nd

    Samson & Dalila

    Saint-Saëns | Sung in French with English supertitles.

    A Romance of Biblical Proportions.

    Based on the infamous Bible tale, Samson is the only hope of the oppressed Hebrews and nothing can stop him. Enter Dalila, whose temptation of Samson will continue until she has what she wants: the secret of his strength. Her underestimation of Samson’s faith leads to the fatal climax of their story, showing what happens when two forces of nature meet and the consequences of such battles.

    Starring Clifton ForbisOlga BorodinaRichard Paul Fink
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume • Director Bruno Berger

    More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Wednesday, October 25th

    Samson & Dalila

    Saint-Saëns | Sung in French with English supertitles.

    A Romance of Biblical Proportions.

    Based on the infamous Bible tale, Samson is the only hope of the oppressed Hebrews and nothing can stop him. Enter Dalila, whose temptation of Samson will continue until she has what she wants: the secret of his strength. Her underestimation of Samson’s faith leads to the fatal climax of their story, showing what happens when two forces of nature meet and the consequences of such battles.

    Starring Clifton ForbisOlga BorodinaRichard Paul Fink
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume • Director Bruno Berger

    More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Friday, October 27th

    LA TRAVIATA - Opening Night Simulcast FREE at Klyde Warren Park

    By Verdi | Sung in Italian with English supertitles

    Join us for an evening of free opera under the stars!

    The Dallas Opera, in partnership with Klyde Warren Park, presents La Traviata, simulcast live from the Winspear Opera House.

    The action begins at 6:30 pm with KLUV’s own Jody Dean. Special features will include interviews with the stars, trivia for free opera swag and the Looney Tunes Cartoon For Scenti-mental Reasons from Warner Bros. featuring Pepé Le Pew!

    Sign up today for a free study guide and email reminder – and be sure to arrive early to secure your spot on the lawn and take advantage of the variety of available wining-and-dining options, from the Park’s own gastropub, Savor, to Relish, Savor’s companion kiosk, to the local food trucks!

    Be sure to sign up today to receive email reminders about the performance & a full schedule of the evening’s festivities. More info

    Schedule

    • 6:30 pm Jody Dean Live!
    • 7:30 pm Performance Begins

    Where Klyde Warren Park (map) (directions)

    Cost FREE

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    Friday, October 27th

    La Traviata

    Verdi | Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Is True Love Worth Her Freedom?

    See the famed courtesan Violetta Valery navigate the twists and turns of the one thing she hoped never to come up against: love. The attentions of the love-struck Alfredo turns Violetta’s safe world upside down, making her question whether this young man is worth giving up her independence. On the request of Alfredo’s father, Violetta shows herself to be much more than any man has ever given her credit for, leading to a seeming betrayal which spirals both her and Alfredo to their tragic conclusions.

    Starring Georgia JarmanZach BorichevskyVladislav Sulimsky • Conductor Carlo Montanaro

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    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Saturday, October 28th

    Samson & Dalila

    Saint-Saëns | Sung in French with English supertitles.

    A Romance of Biblical Proportions.

    Based on the infamous Bible tale, Samson is the only hope of the oppressed Hebrews and nothing can stop him. Enter Dalila, whose temptation of Samson will continue until she has what she wants: the secret of his strength. Her underestimation of Samson’s faith leads to the fatal climax of their story, showing what happens when two forces of nature meet and the consequences of such battles.

    Starring Clifton ForbisOlga BorodinaRichard Paul Fink
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume • Director Bruno Berger

    More info

    Time 7:30pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Sunday, October 29th

    La Traviata

    Verdi | Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Is True Love Worth Her Freedom?

    See the famed courtesan Violetta Valery navigate the twists and turns of the one thing she hoped never to come up against: love. The attentions of the love-struck Alfredo turns Violetta’s safe world upside down, making her question whether this young man is worth giving up her independence. On the request of Alfredo’s father, Violetta shows herself to be much more than any man has ever given her credit for, leading to a seeming betrayal which spirals both her and Alfredo to their tragic conclusions.

    Starring Georgia JarmanZach BorichevskyVladislav Sulimsky • Conductor Carlo Montanaro

    More info

    Time 2:00pm

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)