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Nation’s Finest Young Singers Selected for Competition

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild Present the Newly Expanded “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Free Admission! Audience Members Vote on “People’s Choice” ~~~~ Semi-Finals: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Finals: Sunday, April 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m. ~~~~ The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center […]

OnStage Dinner Sponsored by Northern Trust – March 2015

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera’s Annual OnStage Dinner hosted by Northern Trust Bank, a sponsor since 1992, was held March 24, 2015 at the Winspear Opera House. This event honors Platinum Level donors and above with an exclusive dinner on the set of an opera that is currently in production.  La bohème created the ambiance for the evening […]

Tchaikovsky’s Charmer IOLANTA Opens April 10th!

by Celeste Hart

The Final Production in The Dallas Opera’s 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season IOLANTA A ROMANTIC FAIRY TALE BY PYOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky OPENING FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015, 7:30 P.M. The First of Four Performances In This Exclusive Engagement ~~~~ The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center […]

The Blockbuster of the Season! La boheme

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT GIACOMO PUCCINI’S IMMORTAL LOVE STORY LA BOHÈME LIBRETTO BY GIUSEPPE GIACOSA AND LUIGI ILLICA STARRING LATIN AMERICAN SOPRANO ANA MARÍA MARTÍNEZ AS MIMÌ, AMERICAN TENOR BRYAN HYMEL AS RODOLFO, SPANISH SOPRANO DAVINIA RODRIGUEZ AS MUSETTA, AND BARITONE JONATHAN BEYER AS MARCELLO CONDUCTED BY MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN HIS […]

Making Magic on the Mountain – Robert Brill, Set Designer

by Celeste Hart

A key component of any opera production is the setting of the story – establishing time and place. This is indicated in the libretto and even the music but it’s also the set that adds to the understanding, impact, emotion, some of the “eye-candy” and excitement of the opera. It’s a tangible connection that complements […]

The Dallas Opera Expands Its Influence With The Institute for Women Conductors

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce A Unique New Residential Initiative: The Institute for Women Conductors At The Dallas Opera ~~~~ Inaugural Program: Nov. 28 – Dec. 6, 2015 ~~~~ TDO Seeks to Create New Opportunities for Talented Young Women Conductors Making Their Mark in the Field of Opera  DALLAS, FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – […]

FREE Opera on One of the World’s Largest HD Screens!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE ANOTHER OUTSTANDING, FREE COMMUNITY EVENT AT AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON! SIMULCAST NUMBER TEN: LA BOHÈME SPONSORED BY THE DALLAS FOUNDATION ~~~~ SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015 Stadium Doors Open at 6:00 PM Live Opera Performance at 7:30 PM ~~~~ Free Seating, Free Parking, Paid Concessions Free Tickets Available Now Through TDO […]

Announcing Five Extraordinary Works – 2015-2016 Season Kick-Off!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE COMPANY’S 59TH INTERNATIONAL SEASON: SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT ~~~~ FIVE EXTRAORDINARY WORKS – INCLUDING TWO DALLAS OPERA WORLD PREMIERES: JAKE HEGGIE AND TERRENCE MCNALLY’S “GREAT SCOTT” AND MARK ADAMO’S “BECOMING SANTA CLAUS” OPENING NIGHT OF THE SEASON: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 AT 8:00 PM THE MARGOT AND […]

Dallas Opera Receives Major NEA Grant for EVEREST

by Celeste Hart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014      suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org          Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071     celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera is the Proud Recipient Of a $50,000 Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts ~~~~ Supporting the January 2015 World Premiere Production of Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s EVEREST ~~~~ One of 919 […]