Category Archives: Dallas Opera News

Specific information to TDO not related to productions.

Audition Notice! Supernumeraries (Extras) Needed for Norma

by Celeste Hart

Perform on the magnificent Winspear Opera House stage with stars from around the world! OPEN CALL FOR SUPERNUMERARIES (EXTRAS) For the Grand Italian Opera NORMA by Bellini Seeking Men – Women – Children THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 7:30 p.m. at The Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center (Karayanis Rehearsal Production Center) 4301 S. Fitzhugh, Dallas, 75210 Respond by March […]

Vlogging Around Dallas with Lucas Meachem

by Matt Becher

Lucas Meachem has been busy in Dallas—at rehearsals for Madame Butterfly in the role of Sharpless, singing for the Women’s Board Founder’s Award Luncheon, and exploring all the Metroplex has to offer. We spoke with Lucas about life after a Grammy, social media for working artists, and the best eats around the city: Congratulations on […]

Apply Now for Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 7, 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 PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera ~~~~ 2017 Dallas Residency: Nov. 6-18, 2017 Deadline for Applications: April 30, […]

A New, Haunting Presentation by The Dallas Opera

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS The Acclaimed Glyndebourne Production of THE TURN OF THE SCREW By BENJAMIN BRITTEN ~~~~ Starring Soprano Emma Bell and Mezzo Dolora Zajick in Their Dallas Opera Debuts and Tenor William Burden Nicole Paiement Conducts, Francesca Gilpin Directs OPENING FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m. The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House AT&T […]

Dallas Opera Looking for a Few Good (Extra) Men

by Suzanne Calvin

This may be your chance to shine in a non-singing part on The Dallas Opera stage!  Details to follow. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org                                       […]

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-Finalists Announced

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild Are Proud to Jointly Announce the Outstanding Semi-Finalists of the 29th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Admission $5! Lexus Red Parking $5! Audience Members Vote on “People’s Choice” […]

Mezzos and Margaritas: A Q&A with Sarah Mesko

by Matt Becher

    This February’s Music and Masterpieces event features mezzo-soprano Sarah Mesko in recital at the Dallas Museum of Art in conjunction with their Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail exhibition. Sarah touches down in Dallas following a role debut as Carmen at Washington National Opera in the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist performance and […]

Hart Institute Featured on PBS NewsHour Tonight

by Suzanne Calvin

Check It Out! THE DALLAS OPERA’S LINDA AND MITCH HART INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN CONDUCTORS WILL BE FEATURED TONIGHT ON PBS NewsHour ~~~~ 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017 On Your Local PBS Station (times may vary) http://www.pbs.org/newshour/tv-schedule/ ~~~~ Distinguished Faculty included Marin Alsop, Nicole Paiement, Carlo Montanaro, Alice Farnham and Alec Treuhaft ~~~~ […]

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 […]