Category Archives: Dallas Opera News

Specific information to TDO not related to productions.

2016 Vocal Competition Announced!

by Celeste Hart

Still Bigger Than Texas! THE DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM ACCOMPLISHED EMERGING ARTISTS ON SEPT. 15TH ~~~~ “Powerhouse Jury” Chaired by Dr. Brian Zeger TDO Orchestra and Finalists Conducted by Music Director Emmanuel Villaume ~~~~ Finals Round Scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Margot and Bill Winspear Opera […]

THIRD CONSECUTIVE BALANCED BUDGET!

by Celeste Hart

For the First Time in Fifteen Years TDO Records Three Balanced Budgets in a Row Company Well-Positioned to Run the Demanding Gauntlet of Two World Premieres, Major Community Outreach Initiatives And an Innovative New Institute for Women Conductors this Fall             DALLAS, TX, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 – Building on two previous seasons that ended “in the […]

GREAT SCOTT Audition Announcement!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS SEEKING FOUR MALE DANCERS And ONE BOY SPEAKING ROLE! Performers to Appear in GREAT SCOTT on the Winspear Opera House Stage ~~~~ Male “Athletic” Dancer Auditions: Sunday, September 27, 2:00-5:30 p.m. “Tommy” Auditions: Tuesday, September 29, 7:00 p.m. ~~~~All Auditions at the Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center           DALLAS, September 1, 2015 — The Dallas […]

$5 Family Fun This Fall at TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

One of the season’s best entertainment bargains, and perfect for the entire family! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Tuesday, August 18, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org TDO $5 Fall Family PerformancesWith Generous Support from Presenting SponsorTexas Instruments And the Betty and Steve SuellentropEducational Outreach Fund~~~~Part of “The Perot Foundation Education and Community Outreach Programs”~~~~With […]

AUDITION NOTICE! Looking for a Few Good Men and Mezzos!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS  STILL LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN And MEZZO-SOPRANOS TO SERVE AS MEMBERS OF TDO’S AUXILIARY CHORUS FOR 2015-16 DALLAS, TX, August 12, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to invite talented local singing artists to audition for the company’s Auxiliary Chorus for the 2015-2016 Season.  This a wonderful opportunity to perform onstage in a […]

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 […]

SOLD OUT – Family Performance – Music and Magic!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is presenting the delightful children’s opera The Billy Goats Gruff at Dallas Children’s Theater, Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and are available by calling 214-443-1000 or by visiting www.dallasopera.org/family. The story centers on three friends, Lucy, Dandini, and Ernesto, who are bullied as they walk […]

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 […]