Category Archives: About the show

Specific information about TDO productions and performances

Cast Change for May 7th Performance of NORMA

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                     Or Celeste Hart 214-443-1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                celeste.hart@dallasopera.org   THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES A CAST CHANGE FOR THE FINAL PERFORMANCE OF NORMA by Vincenzo Bellini ~~~~ Soprano Aviva Fortunata Steps into the Title Role Co-Starring Marina Costa-Jackson, Yonghoon Lee And Christian Van Horn Conducted by Music […]

Dallas Opera Presents the Everest Trio, May 1 and 5

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214-443-1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE EVEREST TRIO: “Dallas Opera Perspectives” with Dr. Beck Weathers The World Premiere of Joby Talbot’s Everest Prelude With Visuals from the British Film Institute And a Semi-Staged Everest Returns to […]

The Dallas Opera’s NORMA, April 21 thru May 7

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214-443-1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS Our First Production of a bel canto Masterpiece NORMA By Vincenzo Bellini ~~~~ Starring Soprano Elza van den Heever in the Title Role Tenor Yonghoon Lee and Soprano Marina Costa-Jackson Conducted by Music […]

2017-2018 Season Announcement at NorthPark Center

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Maxine Helfman  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org     THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS 61st INTERNATIONAL SEASON ~~~~ FIVE AMAZING PRODUCTIONS INCLUDING THE U.S. PREMIERE OF  MICHEL VAN DER AA’S SUNKEN GARDEN AND A DELIGHTFUL KORNGOLD RARITY: THE RING OF […]

The Great American Musical – Show Boat – Opens April 15th!

by Celeste Hart

The Groundbreaking 1927 Masterpiece By Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II ~~~~ Starring Andriana Chuchman as Magnolia, Michael Todd Simpson as Gaylord Ravenal, And Morris Robinson as Joe ~~~~ An Acclaimed Francesca Zambello Production Conducted by Music Director Emmanuel Villaume Directed by E. Loren Meeker ~~~~ In Artistic Partnership with Dallas Black Dance Theatre ~~~~ Underwritten by Tom […]

More Rave Reviews for Emmanuel Villaume for Recordings and Recent Appearances!

by Celeste Hart

MUSIC DIRECTOR EMMANUEL VILLAUME OFF TO A BRILLIANT START IN 2016 French Conductor Earning Rave Reviews For Award-Winning Commercial Recordings, Recent Appearances in London and Chicago  DALLAS, MARCH 1, 2016 –The Dallas Opera is very pleased and proud to call attention to the recent successes and professional accolades bestowed upon internationally acclaimed Mrs. Eugene McDermott Music […]

The Passionate and Provocative MANON!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS MANON A Nineteenth-Century Masterpiece by Jules Massenet ~~~~ Starring Ailyn Pérez in the Title Role Stephen Costello and Edwin Crossley-Mercer In an Acclaimed Production by Sir David McVicar ~~~~ Conducted by Music Director Emeritus Graeme Jenkins Directed by E. Loren Meeker in her Company Debut ~~~~ Opening Friday, March 4, 2016, 7:30 […]

Guild Vocal Competition Semi-Finalists Announced!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild Are Proud to Jointly Announce the Outstanding Young Semi-Finalists of the 28th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Admission $5!  Lexus Red Parking $5! Audience Members Vote on “People’s Choice” Visit www.dallasopera.org/vocal ~~~~ FREE Semi-Finals: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Finals: Saturday, April 30, 2016, […]

FREE Community Event – SHOW BOAT SIMULCAST!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE ANOTHER OUTSTANDING, FREE COMMUNITY EVENT AT AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON! A ONE-TIME-ONLY SIMULCAST OF SHOW BOAT BY JEROME KERN BOOK AND LYRICS BY OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II ~~~~ SPONSORED BY THE DALLAS FOUNDATION With Additional Support from the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation ~~~~ SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016 Stadium Doors Open […]