Category Archives: General Opera

opera items related to opera in general, not necessarily TDO

Dallas Opera Administrative Offices Named for Noted Philanthropist

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Tuesday, October 6, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE NAMING OF THE COMPANY’S ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES: ELSA VON SEGGERN OFFICE SUITE IN HONOR OF A PASSIONATE OPERA LOVER ANDA LEGENDARY DALLAS PHILANTHROPIST~~~~IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW $5 MILLION GIFT FROME.F. VON SEGGERN CHARITABLE […]

World Premiere of Great Scott!

by Celeste Hart

BY JAKE HEGGIE AND TERRENCE McNALLY CO-COMMISSIONED AND CO-PRODUCED WITH SAN DIEGO OPERA STARRING JOYCE DIDONATO AS ARDEN SCOTT   Presenting Sponsor Eugene McDermott Foundation   OPENING NIGHT: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 AT 8:00 PM THE LINDA AND MITCH HART SEASON OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE, THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS […]

Audition for Dancers – Becoming Santa Claus

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA AUDITIONS ANNOUNCEMENT SEEKING SIX DANCERS FOR ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY Those with acrobatic skills are especially encouraged to audition. ~~~~ Performers to Appear in BECOMING SANTA CLAUS A WORLD PREMIERE at the Winspear Opera House ~~~~ Audition:  Saturday, October 17, 11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. All Auditions at the Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center        […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW – STUNNING STYLES IN STORE!

by Celeste Hart

FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON  SEASON KICK-OFF EVENT!~~~~ NORTHPARK CENTER PRESENTING SPONSOR~~~~ MULBERRY BOUTIQUE FASHION SHOWDELICIOUS GOURMET LUNCHEONOPERA-INSPIRED FASHION SHOW PHOTO ID: 2014 OPERA-INSPIRED GOWN BY MICHAEL FAIRCLOTH; PHOTO BY KRISTINA BOWMAN           DALLAS, JUNE 17, 2015 –There will almost be as much couture candy to see in the audience as there will be on […]