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The 23rd Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $20,500 in Prize Monies!

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Countertenor John Holiday, Jr. Takes Top Prize and $8,000 Cash! ~~~~ Second Place Tie ($4,000 Apiece) for Sopranos Katrina Galka and Maren Weinberger ~~~~ “People’s Choice Award” Winner Norman Garrett ~~~~ Honoring Longtime Dallas Opera Supporter Patti Cody   DALLAS, MAY 14, 2011 –The Dallas Opera Guild’s 23rd Annual Vocal Competition for young opera singers […]

General Director’s Roundtable: Public and Government Funding of the Arts

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Dallas Opera General Director & CEO Keith Cerny hosts a panel of nationally recognized arts experts featuring Opera America’s Marc Scorca and the Dallas Arts District’s Veletta Lill, moderated by D Magazine Arts Editor Peter Simek. This Roundtable’s topic is public and government funding of the arts.

The 23rd Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $20,500 in Prize Monies!

by tdo

Countertenor John Holiday, Jr. Takes Top Prize and $8,000 Cash! ~~~~ Second Place Tie ($4,000 Apiece) for Sopranos Katrina Galka and Maren Weinberger ~~~~ “People’s Choice Award” Winner Norman Garrett ~~~~ Honoring Longtime Dallas Opera Supporter Patti Cody   DALLAS, MAY 14, 2011 –The Dallas Opera Guild’s 23rd Annual Vocal Competition for young opera singers […]

Where They Blow: After the White Whale

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Do you remember what you were doing a year ago? We certainly do! On April 30, 2010, the Dallas Opera premiered Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s revolutionary MOBY-DICK on the magnificent stage of the Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. The critically acclaimed drama was “a whale of a hit” according to […]

A Critical Overview of the “Dangerous Desires” Season

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The one thing you have to tell yourself (sometimes, over and over) is that everyone is entitled to their own opinion—especially a critic.  However, on the whole the critics had plenty of good things to say about the company itself and the Dallas Opera’s “Dangerous Desires” Season, particularly towards the close of the season.  Here […]

BeFRIEND a Russian!

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Calling all comrades! Our good pal Boris Godunov brought an extensive entourage of Russian friends with him when he swept into town and we’re running short on southern hospitality! We need your help to give our nice — but hungry – Russian friends a good home while they’re in town! Make a gift as a […]