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FREE Opera on One of the World’s Largest HD Screens!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE ANOTHER OUTSTANDING, FREE COMMUNITY EVENT AT AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON! SIMULCAST NUMBER TEN: LA BOHÈME SPONSORED BY THE DALLAS FOUNDATION ~~~~ SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015 Stadium Doors Open at 6:00 PM Live Opera Performance at 7:30 PM ~~~~ Free Seating, Free Parking, Paid Concessions Free Tickets Available Now Through TDO […]

Announcing Five Extraordinary Works – 2015-2016 Season Kick-Off!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE COMPANY’S 59TH INTERNATIONAL SEASON: SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT ~~~~ FIVE EXTRAORDINARY WORKS – INCLUDING TWO DALLAS OPERA WORLD PREMIERES: JAKE HEGGIE AND TERRENCE MCNALLY’S “GREAT SCOTT” AND MARK ADAMO’S “BECOMING SANTA CLAUS” OPENING NIGHT OF THE SEASON: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 AT 8:00 PM THE MARGOT AND […]

Dallas Opera Receives Major NEA Grant for EVEREST

by Celeste Hart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014      suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org          Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071     celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera is the Proud Recipient Of a $50,000 Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts ~~~~ Supporting the January 2015 World Premiere Production of Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s EVEREST ~~~~ One of 919 […]

Balanced budget achieved again!

by Celeste Hart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 19, 2014 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 THE COMPANY HAS ACHIEVED A SECOND CONSECUTIVE BALANCED OPERATING RESULT! For the First […]

Nicole Paiement Named Principal Guest Conductor

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s fabulous–and it’s official.  The Dallas Opera has appointed Maestra Nicole Paiement as our first “Principal Guest Conductor.”  More from Jerome Weeks and the “Art and Seek” blog. Suzanne Calvin, Director of Media and Public Relations  (photo of Ms. Paiement by Roger Steen)

Keith Cerny on “Turning the Tide”

by Suzanne Calvin

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 […]

New Role for Artistic Director

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES AN IMPORTANT NEW ROLE FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JONATHAN PELL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin  214.443.1014 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org Or Celeste Hart      214-443-1071 celeste.hart@dallasopera.org Stepping Down From Full-Time Work, Mr. Pell Will Serve As TDO Artistic Advisor Beginning in January 2015 DALLAS, APRIL 22, 2014 – The Dallas Opera announced […]

Maria Callas Award Nominees

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS THE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org RENEWING SUBSCRIBERS TO DETERMINE MOST BRILLIANT DALLAS OPERA DEBUT             DALLAS, April 17, 2014 – Ten artists have been nominated and thousands of subscribers […]