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LEGENDARY PHILANTHROPIST PASSES AWAY IN DALLAS

by Celeste Hart

DALLAS, OCTOBER 21, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is sad to announce the death yesterday of Mrs. William W. Winspear at an assisted living facility in Dallas, Texas, following a long illness.  Margot Winspear was 83 years old. “It was with profound sorrow that The Dallas Opera learned of the passing of Margot Winspear, the […]

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        […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT CO-CHAIRS ANNOUNCED!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce THE APPOINTMENT OF CO-CHAIRS ELLEN AND DON WINSPEAR  FOR FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT EXCITING KICK-OFF EVENTS FOR TDO’S 2015-2016 SEASON! “Seeking the Human Element” ~~~~ DALLAS, JUNE 2, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is thrilled to announce the Co-Chairs for the eagerly anticipated 2015-2016 FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT events: Ellen and Don Winspear; […]

Tickets On Sale Now $5 – Family Performances!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera Family Series  With Generous Support from Presenting Sponsor Texas Instruments  And the Betty and Steve Suellentrop Educational Outreach Fund ~~~~ Part of “The Perot Foundation Education and Community Outreach Programs” With additional support from Lockheed Martin ~~~~ CONDUCTED BY MAESTRO PETER MANNING   “THE BILLY GOATS GRUFF” Sunday, July 26, 2015, 2:00 p.m. […]