Category Archives: About the show

Specific information about TDO productions and performances

FIRST NIGHT 2015-2016 – MAGNIFICENT SEASON OPENING EVENTS!

by Celeste Hart

FIRST NIGHT! Presented by Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management 2015-2016 “SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT” SEASON ~~~ EVENTS BEGIN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 AT 5:30 PM THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER   “Celebrity” Red Carpet Entrance Delectable Gourmet Dinner The Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance […]

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 […]

Single Tickets On Sale for 2015-2016 Season!

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Robert Kusel for Lyric Opera of Chicago FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Monday, July 13, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLEDTO ANNOUNCESINGLE TICKETSFOR THE 2015-2016 SEASON“SEEKING THEHUMAN ELEMENT”~~~~PRESENTED BY TEXAS INSTRUMENTS~~~~GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY, JULY 15THSingle tickets Start at Just $19~~~~Family Performance Singles — $5 apiece! DALLAS, JULY […]

FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW – STUNNING STYLES IN STORE!

by Celeste Hart

FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON  SEASON KICK-OFF EVENT!~~~~ NORTHPARK CENTER PRESENTING SPONSOR~~~~ MULBERRY BOUTIQUE FASHION SHOWDELICIOUS GOURMET LUNCHEONOPERA-INSPIRED FASHION SHOW PHOTO ID: 2014 OPERA-INSPIRED GOWN BY MICHAEL FAIRCLOTH; PHOTO BY KRISTINA BOWMAN           DALLAS, JUNE 17, 2015 –There will almost be as much couture candy to see in the audience as there will be on […]

Six Women Selected for Institute for Women Conductors!

by Celeste Hart

103 Applicants for Elite Program; Institute Makes Room for Four Additional Women Conductors to Observe An International Inaugural Session of The Institute for Women Conductors At The Dallas Opera Nov. 28 – Dec. 6, 2015 ~~~~ Launched with Generous Support from the Richard and Enika Schulze Foundation DALLAS, JUNE 5, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is proud […]

FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT CO-CHAIRS ANNOUNCED!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce THE APPOINTMENT OF CO-CHAIRS ELLEN AND DON WINSPEAR  FOR FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT EXCITING KICK-OFF EVENTS FOR TDO’S 2015-2016 SEASON! “Seeking the Human Element” ~~~~ DALLAS, JUNE 2, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is thrilled to announce the Co-Chairs for the eagerly anticipated 2015-2016 FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT events: Ellen and Don Winspear; […]

Tickets On Sale Now $5 – Family Performances!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera Family Series  With Generous Support from Presenting Sponsor Texas Instruments  And the Betty and Steve Suellentrop Educational Outreach Fund ~~~~ Part of “The Perot Foundation Education and Community Outreach Programs” With additional support from Lockheed Martin ~~~~ CONDUCTED BY MAESTRO PETER MANNING   “THE BILLY GOATS GRUFF” Sunday, July 26, 2015, 2:00 p.m. […]

Ekaterina Scherbachenko Wins Maria Callas Award!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE Soprano Ekaterina ScherbachenkoHONORED AS THE 2015 “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” RECEIVED RAVE REVIEWS FOR HER PERFORMANCE IN THE TITLE ROLE OF TCHAIKOVSKY’S FINAL OPERA IOLANTA             DALLAS, MAY 21, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 “Maria Callas Debut […]

Two Extraordinary Events for Soluna Festival!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Present Two Magnificent Musical Programs at the DMA’s Horchow Auditorium for this Year’s Soluna Festival 2014 Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners RecitalFeaturing Michelle Bradley (Soprano) and Michael Gaertner (Pianist)Sunday, May 17th at 2:00 p.m.  The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series In Partnership with the Music Academy of […]

Becoming Santa Claus Soiree

by Celeste Hart

Featuring Composer Mark Adamo The inclement weather couldn’t keep festive party-goers away from the “Becoming Santa Claus Soiree” on Friday, April 24, featuring composer Mark Adamo. The elegant event was hosted by Tal and Jennifer Franklin in their lovely 1940’s home on Tokalon Drive in Lakewood. The proceeds of the event benefit The Dallas Opera’s […]