Author Archives: Suzanne Calvin

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

  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 Terranova Donato Renzetti Conducts SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 7:30 p.m. Simulcast Live in High Definition from […]

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 […]

SMU’s Barbara Hill-Moore leads a public conversation about “Race, the Arts and Performance” this Saturday

by Suzanne Calvin

SMU Meadows School of the Arts, in partnership with ignite/artsdallas, is presenting an important conversation tomorrow (Saturday, April 30th) regarding “Race, the Arts and Performance,” moderated by Professor Barbara Hill-Moore. Guests will include several of the stars of The Dallas Opera’s current production of SHOW BOAT, Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny, and […]

Dallas Opera Administrative Offices Named for Noted Philanthropist

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Tuesday, October 6, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE NAMING OF THE COMPANY’S ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES: ELSA VON SEGGERN OFFICE SUITE IN HONOR OF A PASSIONATE OPERA LOVER ANDA LEGENDARY DALLAS PHILANTHROPIST~~~~IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW $5 MILLION GIFT FROME.F. VON SEGGERN CHARITABLE […]

$5 Family Fun This Fall at TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

One of the season’s best entertainment bargains, and perfect for the entire family! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Tuesday, August 18, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org TDO $5 Fall Family PerformancesWith Generous Support from Presenting SponsorTexas Instruments And the Betty and Steve SuellentropEducational Outreach Fund~~~~Part of “The Perot Foundation Education and Community Outreach Programs”~~~~With […]

On Your Toes, Dancers! Auditions August 8th!

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Friday, July 17, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA NEEDS EIGHTAWESOME DANCERS!~~~~SEEKING MALE AND FEMALE DANCERSOr Actors with Ballet/Dance/Movement Training~~~~Auditions to Appear in MANON on the Winspear StageSaturday, August 8 from 11:00-2:00 p.m.At The Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center DALLAS, JULY 17, 2015 — The Dallas Opera is […]