Author Archives: Celeste Hart

Keith Cerny to Receive Arts Leadership Award!

by Celeste Hart

Congratulations to our General Director and CEO Keith Cerny on his Excellence in Community Service Award from the Dallas Historical Society!  We are very pleased to share this exciting news and proud that the Historical Society has recognized his hard work, dedication, vision and solid leadership especially now that we celebrate our 60th Season!  The luncheon […]

Season Opening Excitement – FIRST NIGHT!

by Celeste Hart

The excitement for our 2016-17 Season continues to grow as we announce our FIRST NIGHT Opening Night events!  Patrons will enjoy “celebrity” treatment with a red carpet entrance to the black tie Pre-Performance Dinner, a spectacular presentation of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin which will be followed by a dazzling After Party with the cast! It all happens on […]

Announcing FIRST NIGHT – Opening Night Events!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA’S 2016-2017  SEASON OPENING NIGHT EVENTS FIRST NIGHT! Presented by Deutsche Bank Wealth Management ~~~~ FESTIVITIES BEGIN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016 AT 5:30 PMTHE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSEAT THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Red Carpet ArrivalGourmet Delights by Wolfgang Puck ~~~~ The Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene […]

A “Must Listen!” 2016-2017 Season Highlights from Keith Cerny!

by Celeste Hart

“Classic Cafe” recently featured General Director and CEO Keith Cerny who shared fascinating highlights about our 2016-2017 Season! Take a listen to WRR 101.1 Radio Host Nancy Brunson who interviews Keith and plays wonderful excerpts from the operas we are presenting.  Please click the link for the podcast!  https://soundcloud.com/classical-101-wrr/classic-cafe-broadcast-from-saturday-july-9-2016 Single tickets are on sale now. […]

60th Season Kick-Off Event – FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON!

by Celeste Hart

CELEBRATING OUR DAZZLING 60TH SEASON! THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON NORTHPARK CENTER  PRESENTING SPONSOR ~~~~ FEATURING ITALIAN LUXURY BRAND VERSACE GOURMET LUNCHEON BY WOLFGANG PUCK           DALLAS, July 7, 2016 – In what promises to be the scintillating high point of the arts and social season, The Dallas Opera celebrates the start […]

Single Tickets for 2016-17 Season On Sale July 11!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO OFFER SINGLE TICKETS FOR TDO’S 60TH SEASON ON SALE  Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10 a.m.214-443-1000 or www.dallasopera.org ~~~~ Single Tickets for 2016-17 Season Start at $19 ~~~~ Family Performance Singles, $5 Apiece DALLAS, JUNE 28, 2016 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that single tickets for its […]

New Co-Commission Announced! Girls of the Golden West

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is co-producing a new opera by composer John Adams and librettist/director Peter Sellars called Girls of the Golden West. The companies that are co-commissioning the work are San Francisco Opera, Dutch National Opera (Amsterdam) and Teatro La Fenice (Venice). The opera will premiere first in San Francisco in November 2017 as part of […]

Dallas Association of Fundraising Professionals Honors Holly Mayer!

by Celeste Hart

Congratulations to Board Chair-Elect Holly Mayer on winning the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals “Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser” Honor for its 2016 National Philanthropy Day! According to Gae Whitener, Director of Development for The Dallas Opera, the company and our community is extremely privileged to have her support and dedication. “I have […]