Our General Director and CEO’s latest monthly column for “Theater Jones” delves into the questions raised for the industry by the dramatic turn of events at San Diego Opera. No arts organization is immune to financial difficulties, whether caused by uncontrollable outside circumstances or unforeseen internal challenges; however, there’s a lot to be said about […]
Author Archives: Suzanne Calvin
A treat for the entire family! And that’s not hyperbole! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 30, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org The Magic of Opera and Live Music TDO $5 Family Programming Presented by Texas Instruments ~~~~ With additional support from Lockheed Martin ~~~~ Part of “The Perot Foundation […]
It’s the return of the White Whale and the crew in pursuit of him: MOBY-DICK at the Dallas Opera — again — in 2016. This time, conducted by Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 4, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Celeste Hart 214.443.1072 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD […]
Not for the public, because this time, we’re bringing one of the world’s most important living composers to the students at Booker T. Washington High School.
The daylong competition has dazzled and delighted. Here are this year’s results of the 2014 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org The 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $25,200 in Hard-Earned Cash! ~~~~ 27-Year-Old Soprano Audra Methvin […]
Now’s your chance to sing in front of a crowd at AT&T Stadium! Just in time for the 200th Anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” The Dallas Opera is thrilled to announce a brand-new competition designed to encourage the inner opera diva – or divo – in you! The “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?” National Anthem […]
It’s that rarest of rarities…an opera that has only been experienced in a handful of cities across the U.S. since its celebrated 1920 double world premiere! Die tote Stadt (“The Dead City”) comes to the Dallas Opera stage in a limited engagement, beginning March 21st. Read on for details.
Even if it were NOT our next mainstage opera, opening March 21st in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, this three-minute exploration of “Die tote Stadt” and its composer by Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, Senior Classical Music Critic for “Theater Jones” is well worth a listen! Enjoy — and share! Suzanne Calvin, Director of Media […]
A cast change for the Dallas Opera’s upcoming production of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s “Die tote Stadt” puts an exciting American soprano in the dual role of Marie/Marietta. Critically acclaimed American soprano Mardi Byers as Marie/Marietta, has replaced Danish soprano Ann Petersen.
It’s a panel discussion next week that shouldn’t be missed! The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Details follow.