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From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, St Louis Part I

by tdoadmin

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is celebrating their 38th season, and remains the only American opera company devoted to performing all their productions in English.  The company performs in a theatre that seats about 1,000 people so there is a tremendous sense of intimacy and immediacy which can be extraordinary. The first production I attended […]

Family Subscriptions for the Dallas Opera Family Programming on Sale Saturday, June 1st

by tdoadmin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    megan.meister@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO OFFER FAMILY SUBSCRIPTIONS For TDO Family Programming Going on Sale Saturday, June 1st Presented by Texas Instruments, Inc. With Additional Support from Lockheed Martin ~~~~ Family Subscriptions Available for Just $12 […]

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce Mezzo-Soprano Susan Graham as the “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year”

by tdoadmin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                         Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    megan.meister@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE Mezzo-Soprano Susan Graham SELECTED BY SEASON SUBSCRIBERS AS THE “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” ~~~~ PORTRAYED […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Toronto – Part II

by tdoadmin

Getting up at 3:30 this morning to catch a 6:30 a.m. flight in order to get back to Dallas in time for this afternoon’s matinee at the Dallas Symphony was a challenge, but fortunately yesterday’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR at the Canadian Opera was a late afternoon matinee! The production was staged by David Alden and […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Vancouver and Toronto

by tdoadmin

Last week I was in Vancouver for the annual conference of Opera America, the service organization for opera companies throughout North America. The event consists of several days of meetings, seminars and presentations and is held in a different city every year.  Last year we were in Philadelphia, and previous conferences were in Boston and […]

“By Love Transformed” Wine Dinner at Komali

by tdoadmin

Join the Dallas Opera as Chef Anastacia Quinones of Komali takes you on a culinary experience of our 2013/2014 “By Love Transformed” Season.  On Tuesday, July 23rd at 7:00 p.m.  enjoy a Four-Course Wine Dinner in partnership with Komali Restaurant. Limited Seating for this memorable evening for $50 (inclusive of tax and gratuity, includes wine […]

The Dallas Opera proudly presents “Composing Conversations” with Am. Composer Jennifer Higdon

by tdoadmin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    megan.meister@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS “Composing Conversations” with American Composer Jennifer Higdon In Partnership with Art&Seek ~~~~ Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Hamon Hall, the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing […]

A special thanks to Northern Trust and their loyal and generous support of the Dallas Opera OnStage Dinner!

by tdoadmin

From left: Jonathan Pell, TDO Artist Director; Keith Cerny, TDO General Director & CEO; Graeme Jenkins, TDO Music Director; Mark Flagg, Dallas Opera Board Member and Northern Trust’s Dallas Region President. Northern Trust has sponsored this elegant annual soirée since 1992 and this year’s event on Monday, April 22nd featured mezzo-soprano (and rising star) Sasha Cooke […]

THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY ANNOUNCES Our New Music Director EMMANUEL VILLAUME

by tdoadmin

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin (214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org) Or Megan Meister (214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org)                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY ANNOUNCES Our New Music Director EMMANUEL VILLAUME   ~~~~ Selected by General Director and CEO Keith Cerny To become only the third person to serve in that role In the 56-year history of the Dallas […]

Cowboys Stadium Simulcast of Turandot

by tdoadmin

  The Dallas Opera’s second Cowboys Stadium Simulcast, April 13, 2013, was a tremendous success! The Dallas Opera is extremely thankful to everyone who helped make this event possible — in particular, we would like to thank The Dallas Foundation for their support. Check out the great video and photos from the event below!