Author Archives: Suzanne Calvin

Boy Needed to Play Madame Butterfly’s Son

by Suzanne Calvin

We know your child is adorable, but is he “Sorrow”?  Auditions for Madame Butterfly’s son next week! Details follow.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES AUDITION! ~~~~ BOY NEEDED FOR THE ROLE OF “SORROW” MADAME BUTTERFLY PERFORM ON […]

Dallas Opera Looking for a Few Good (Extra) Men

by Suzanne Calvin

This may be your chance to shine in a non-singing part on The Dallas Opera stage!  Details to follow. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org                                       […]

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-Finalists Announced

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild Are Proud to Jointly Announce the Outstanding Semi-Finalists of the 29th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Admission $5! Lexus Red Parking $5! Audience Members Vote on “People’s Choice” […]

Hart Institute Featured on PBS NewsHour Tonight

by Suzanne Calvin

Check It Out! THE DALLAS OPERA’S LINDA AND MITCH HART INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN CONDUCTORS WILL BE FEATURED TONIGHT ON PBS NewsHour ~~~~ 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017 On Your Local PBS Station (times may vary) http://www.pbs.org/newshour/tv-schedule/ ~~~~ Distinguished Faculty included Marin Alsop, Nicole Paiement, Carlo Montanaro, Alice Farnham and Alec Treuhaft ~~~~ […]

2017-2018 Season Announcement at NorthPark Center

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Maxine Helfman  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org     THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS 61st INTERNATIONAL SEASON ~~~~ FIVE AMAZING PRODUCTIONS INCLUDING THE U.S. PREMIERE OF  MICHEL VAN DER AA’S SUNKEN GARDEN AND A DELIGHTFUL KORNGOLD RARITY: THE RING OF […]

“Madame Butterfly” in HD at The Star in Frisco!

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214-443-1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE STARS WILL ALIGN IN FRISCO AS THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS ITS 15TH FREE SIMULCAST MADAME BUTTERFLY by GIACOMO PUCCINI AT THE STAR IN FRISCO One Cowboys Way, Frisco, TX ~~~~ Starring Soprano Hui He and Tenor Gianluca […]

Michael Fabiano in Recital, January 22, Dallas City Performance Hall

by Suzanne Calvin

    The Dallas Opera Proudly Presents ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST EXCITING TENORS MICHAEL FABIANO IN AN EXCLUSIVE RECITAL ~~~~ SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017, 2:00 P.M. DALLAS CITY PERFORMANCE HALL ~~~~ THE ROBERT E. AND JEAN ANN TITUS ART SONG RECITAL SERIES ~~~~ TICKETS $15 and $25               DALLAS, TX, NOVEMBER 28, 2016 […]

Participants Selected for 2016 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 20, 2016 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org                                                                 Participants Named for Second Annual Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera ~~~~ Nov. 26 – Dec. 11, 2016 in Dallas, Texas ~~~~ Six Selected for Elite Opera Program from 156 Applicants […]

Joyce DiDonato Honored with 2016 Maria Callas Award

by Suzanne Calvin

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 16, 2016 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart at 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE MEZZO-SOPRANO JOYCE DIDONATO HONORED AS THE 2016 “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” ~~~~ SUPERSTAR ENCHANTED NORTH TEXAS AUDIENCES IN THE 2015 WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF JAKE […]

Winners Announced at the 28th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

AND THE WINNERS ARE…  Talented Young Singers Awarded $18,500 in Cash Prizes At the 28th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Mezzo-Soprano Virginie Verrez Takes Top Prize and $10,000 Cash! ~~~~ Second Place ($5,000) Goes to Tenor Kang Wang ~~~~ Third Place ($2,500) Awarded to Baritone Sol Jin ~~~~ The “People’s Choice Award” (An […]