Category Archives: Dallas Opera News

Specific information to TDO not related to productions.

New Appointment – Guest Concertmaster and Guest Conductor

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE APPOINTMENT OF A BRITISH INSTITUTION: REVERED CONDUCTOR AND VIOLINIST Peter Manning TO ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF GUEST CONCERTMASTER AND GUEST CONDUCTOR FOR TDO’S 2015-2016 SEASON CONCERTMASTER OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR OF THE MANNING CAMERATA             DALLAS, MARCH 24, 2015 – The […]

Tchaikovsky’s Charmer IOLANTA Opens April 10th!

by Celeste Hart

The Final Production in The Dallas Opera’s 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season IOLANTA A ROMANTIC FAIRY TALE BY PYOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky OPENING FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015, 7:30 P.M. The First of Four Performances In This Exclusive Engagement ~~~~ The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center […]

Artists Draw Inspiration from La boheme

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA PARTNERS WITH “ART CONSPIRACY” ON UPCOMING PRODUCTION, LA BOHÈME, TO CREATE ARTWORK INSPIRED BY THE OPERA, DURING EVERY PERFORMANCE OPENING NIGHT: FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015 AT 7:30 PM ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES Mar. 15(m), 18, 21, 27, 29(m) LA BOHÈME UNDERWRITING SUPPORT PROVIDED BY TACA ~~~~ SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS FOUNDATION               […]

The Blockbuster of the Season! La boheme

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT GIACOMO PUCCINI’S IMMORTAL LOVE STORY LA BOHÈME LIBRETTO BY GIUSEPPE GIACOSA AND LUIGI ILLICA STARRING LATIN AMERICAN SOPRANO ANA MARÍA MARTÍNEZ AS MIMÌ, AMERICAN TENOR BRYAN HYMEL AS RODOLFO, SPANISH SOPRANO DAVINIA RODRIGUEZ AS MUSETTA, AND BARITONE JONATHAN BEYER AS MARCELLO CONDUCTED BY MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN HIS […]

Making Magic on the Mountain – Robert Brill, Set Designer

by Celeste Hart

A key component of any opera production is the setting of the story – establishing time and place. This is indicated in the libretto and even the music but it’s also the set that adds to the understanding, impact, emotion, some of the “eye-candy” and excitement of the opera. It’s a tangible connection that complements […]

The Dallas Opera Expands Its Influence With The Institute for Women Conductors

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce A Unique New Residential Initiative: The Institute for Women Conductors At The Dallas Opera ~~~~ Inaugural Program: Nov. 28 – Dec. 6, 2015 ~~~~ TDO Seeks to Create New Opportunities for Talented Young Women Conductors Making Their Mark in the Field of Opera  DALLAS, FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – […]

Cast Changes in TDO’s LA WALLY

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera is announcing cast changes for the upcoming production of Cataloni’s LA WALLY; read on. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 19, 2015 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera Announces Cast Changes to LA WALLY LA WALLY, ACT IV With Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s EVEREST (A […]

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 […]