Category Archives: Events

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A special thanks to Northern Trust and their loyal and generous support of the Dallas Opera OnStage Dinner!

by Megan Meister

From left: Jonathan Pell, TDO Artist Director; Keith Cerny, TDO General Director & CEO; Graeme Jenkins, TDO Music Director; Mark Flagg, Dallas Opera Board Member and Northern Trust’s Dallas Region President. Northern Trust has sponsored this elegant annual soirée since 1992 and this year’s event on Monday, April 22nd featured mezzo-soprano (and rising star) Sasha Cooke […]

2013 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Results

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 23, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 The 25th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $25,000 in Cold, Hard Cash! ~~~~ 28-Year-Old Bass Nicholas Masters Takes Top Prize and $10,000 Cash! Also Named Winner of the “People’s Choice Award” for an additional $1,500 ~~~~ […]

Fondly Remembered

by Suzanne Calvin

This year’s Juanita and Henry S. Miller Founders Award Luncheon presented by the Women’s Board of the Dallas Opera was especially poignant, due to the untimely and unexpected passing of Vance Miller just days before. Here’s a lovely write-up from Jeanne Prejean on her site, “My Sweet Charity,” with all the details. (Top photo, Jolie […]

More Than 10K Sign Up for Opera Stadium Simulcast

by Suzanne Calvin

Above the ten thousand mark, and counting. Today we reported reaching our first official milestone in connection with the upcoming April 13th Cowboys Stadium Simulcast of Puccini’s TURANDOT. Sponsored by The Dallas Foundation, everything is free from the parking to your seat — unless you decide to hit the concession stands (in which case, you’re […]

Raising a Glass to the Fellow Who Raises His Baton

by Suzanne Calvin

The Women’s Board of the Dallas Opera organized a splendid “Toast to Graeme Jenkins” to mark the beginning of his final season as our music director. This marks the Maestro’s 20th season with TDO, so there were plenty of musical memories. I thought it was interesting that the Chorus chose to honor him with a […]

Aida sings Rachmaninoff, Puccini, Tchaikovsky…

by Suzanne Calvin

Tonight at 8:00 at the University of North Texas Murchison Performing Arts Center, renowned soprano Latonia Moore (currently dazzling critics and audiences in the title role of the Dallas Opera’s Aida) will do one of the many things she does best: stepping in for an ailing singer. As she did earlier this year at the […]

“Tic, Tock,” says the clock

by Suzanne Calvin

Still time (about half an hour) to get here to find out the ins and outs of creating and commissioning new operas with two of the best in our field, Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny and Fort Worth Opera General Director Darren Woods. Oh, did I mention the moderator? Art and Seek […]

November at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

No turkeys here-just great music and good fun! See all the reasons to make the Dallas Opera a bigger part of your family life this November. Keep scrolling… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 NOVEMBER BRINGS THE FAMILY TOGETHER AT THE DALLAS OPERA! ~~~~ […]

Inside Laura Claycomb (Rated PG)

by Suzanne Calvin

My, what pearly white teeth she has!  With good reason, it turns out.  But I don’t want to take away too much from the CultureMap story below. (Photo of Laura Claycomb as Gilda in the Dallas Opera’s RIGOLETTO by production photographer Karen Almond) CULTURE MAP SOPRANO SPOTLIGHT 5 questions for hometown girl and Dallas Opera […]