Category Archives: General Opera

opera items related to opera in general, not necessarily TDO

Women Conductors Chosen for 2017 Hart Institute

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Karen Almond, Dallas Opera FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 23, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart at 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce the Conductors and Observers for Third Annual Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera ~~~~ Nov. 5 — 19, […]

Dallas Opera Announces 2017 Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year

by Suzanne Calvin

Marina Costa-Jackson in her award-winning role as Adalgisa in The Dallas Opera’s NORMA.  Photo by Karen Almond, Dallas Opera FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart at 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE AMERICAN SOPRANO MARINA COSTA-JACKSON HONORED TONIGHT AS THE 2017 “MARIA CALLAS […]

FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT Event Chairs Announced!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES CHAIRS FOR SPLENDID 2017-2018 SEASON OPENING EVENTS DIANNE AND MARK LAROE FOR FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT             DALLAS, TX, JUNE 8, 2017 – The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce that dedicated philanthropists Dianne B. LaRoe and Mark H. LaRoe have accepted the positions of Chairs of FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT, the spectacular 2017-2018 Season […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 ~~~~ […]

Participants Selected for 2016 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 20, 2016 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org                                                                 Participants Named for Second Annual Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera ~~~~ Nov. 26 – Dec. 11, 2016 in Dallas, Texas ~~~~ Six Selected for Elite Opera Program from 156 Applicants […]

Joyce DiDonato Honored with 2016 Maria Callas Award

by Suzanne Calvin

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 16, 2016 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart at 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE MEZZO-SOPRANO JOYCE DIDONATO HONORED AS THE 2016 “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” ~~~~ SUPERSTAR ENCHANTED NORTH TEXAS AUDIENCES IN THE 2015 WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF JAKE […]

Chairs for Dazzling 60th Season Opening Events Announced!

by Celeste Hart

DEDICATED PHILANTHROPISTS ELLEN AND DON WINSPEAR APPOINTED AS CHAIRS  FOR FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT ~~~~             DALLAS, TX, JUNE 3, 2016 – The Dallas Opera is proud to announce that Ellen and Don Winspear have accepted the appointments as Chairs of FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT to head up the dazzling 60th Season kick-off celebrations. Honorary Chairs are Joyce and […]

KEITH CERNY Featured on KERA’s “CEO”

by Celeste Hart

Tune in to KERA-TV and KERA radio for a fascinating interview with our General Director and CEO Keith Cerny by host and veteran journalist Lee Cullum. “CEO” features the best corporate and non-profit leaders in North Texas and beyond.  According to KERA’s website, the show explores what it takes to make a company successful in today’s […]