Yearly Archives: 2011

Inside the Dallas Opera General Director and CEO

by tdoadmin

I hope you caught the Christmas Day article on Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny by respected “Dallas Morning News” business columnist and features writer Cheryl Hall. It has excellent insights into the man now leading this company and clues as to where we may be headed in future seasons. Well worth your […]

One (and Two) for Theater Jones!

by tdoadmin

As the year ends at “Theater Jones,” critic Gregory Sullivan Isaacs selected the Dallas Opera’s 2011 revival of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” as the number one classical music event of the year! However, he admits it was something of a coin toss, as he was just about equally knocked out by our epic production of Modest Mussorgsky’s […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by tdoadmin

Well, you can just imagine my delight (and yes, surprise) when I opened this morning’s Dallas Morning News and read that Scott Cantrell had selected the Dallas Opera production of BORIS GODUNOV as the number one classical music event of 2011! What a wonderful Christmas present for all of us at the Dallas Opera!


by Megan Meister

In this week’s Fashion@theOpera we look at the latest Modern Luxury’s issue.  In it we have coverage from First Night, Opening night of the ‘Tragic Obsessions’ Season on page 36 of the Digital Edition and TDO’s General Director and CEO is on page 97 of the Digial Edition in the feature “Art & Soul”.  Enjoy […]

2011: The Year That Was

by tdoadmin

The Dallas Opera is ending this year on a high note, three ‘high Cs” in fact: collaboration, as well as a commitment to excellence and community engagement explained by TDO’s Jennifer Schuder in this personal year-end essay for “Theater Jones.” Read. Remember. And above all — enjoy! (Photo of one of the Doctor Miracle casts in rehearsal […]

Frances Bagley Honored

by tdoadmin

It couldn’t happen to a nicer and more talented lady.  No, you won’t find her in this photograph but you will find her in the concept behind this photograph. The Meadows Museum, according to D magazine Arts Editor Peter Simek, has awarded its annual Moss/Chumley Artist Award to the deserving Frances Bagley (who with her husband, […]

Between a Stadium and a Hard Place

by Suzanne Calvin

Check out the latest from “Travel + Leisure” magazine on the world’s top new landmarks. The Winspear Opera House where we perform is ranked Number Five, between Wembley Stadium, London, and Allianz Arena in Munich. Huh? Allow me to explain: the precise catagory was “Top Arenas and Performance Venues.” Here’s the entire list for your […]

You are Invited to THE LIGHTHOUSE

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s the ticket sale you’ve been waiting for–THE LIGHTHOUSE, now available to the general public in time for holiday gift-giving! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/ THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO OFFER TICKETS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE EXCLUSIVE LIMITED ENGAGEMENT OF THE LIGHTHOUSE A CHAMBER OPERA BY […]