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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 […]

Oh, Say, Can You Sing Winner Announced

by Celeste Hart

KEITH ARMSTRONG TO SING ANTHEM BEFORE A CROWD OF THOUSANDS AT AT&T STADIUM APRIL 11, 2014 FOR THE DALLAS OPERA’S FREE “BARBER” SIMULCAST FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF The “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?” National Anthem Competition™ ~~~~ Additional Information […]

26th Annual Guild Vocal Competition

by Celeste Hart

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 27, 2014 –The Dallas Opera Guild is proud to present the 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,” an on-stage showcase for talented young opera singers with Texas connections on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX […]