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APPLLICATION DEADLINE NOVEMBER 21 FOR THE 2016 DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION

by Celeste Hart

Still Bigger Than the Lone Star State! Finals Round Scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House The AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas, Texas DALLAS, TX, NOVEMBER 20, 2015 — The Dallas Opera wishes to remind potential candidates that applications for the expanded and revised Dallas Opera Guild […]

The Dallas Opera Gives Back with 12 Days of Kindness!

by Celeste Hart

“12 DAYS OF KINDNESS CAMPAIGN” TDO’S NEW AMERICAN OPERA BECOMING SANTA CLAUS INSPIRES INITIATIVE TO BENEFIT LOCAL NON-PROFITS ~~~~ EFFORTS PROMOTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA SITES TO ENCOURAGE FOLLOWER PARTICIPATION DALLAS, NOVEMBER 16, 2015 — The Dallas Opera is taking inspiration from the message in its world premiere of the holiday opera BECOMING SANTA CLAUS and partnering with […]

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 […]