Opera Insights

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. Learn about the upcoming production, the conductor’s approach to the opera, how our singers began their careers, and much more!

Opera Insights is moderated by TDO’s General Director and CEO, Keith Cerny, and presented by the Dallas Opera Guild.

This event is FREE to the public. TDO Guild members who attend are entered into a special drawing.

Upcoming Opera Insights

  • Sunday, October 18th

    Dallas Opera Guild Opera Insights

    What does it take to create a major world premiere opera? Learn first hand as General Director and CEO Keith Cerny moderates a panel discussion about Great Scott featuring

    Jake Heggie
    Composer
    Terrence McNally
    Librettist

    Time 3:00pm

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

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

  • Sunday, October 25th

    Dallas Opera Guild Opera Insights

    Learn about Giacomo Puccini's Tosca during a panel discussion with the cast and production team, moderated by The Dallas Opera Artistic Administrator Ian Derrer.
    Guest panelists will include:
    Emily Magee - Tosca
    Giancarlo Monsalve - Cavaradossi,
    Raymond Aceto - Scarpia
    and
    Emmanuel Villaume - Conductor

    This discussion will focus on how to keep a classic production fresh and relevant for a 21st century audience.

    Time 3:00pm

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

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

  • Saturday, November 21st

    Dallas Opera Guild Opera Insights

    Join Dallas Opera CEO and General Director Keith Cerny as well as
    Mark Adamo - Composer/Librettist
    Jennifer Rivera - Queen Sophine
    Paul Curran - Director and Choreographer
    Gary McCann - Set and Costume Designer
    and
    Emmanuel Villaume - Conductor

    as they discuss the art of creating a new holiday tradition. This is definitely one you won't want to miss!

    Time 3:00pm

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

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