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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, […]

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-Finalists Announced

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 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 and The Dallas Opera Guild Are Proud to Jointly Announce the Outstanding Semi-Finalists of the 29th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Admission $5! Lexus Red Parking $5! Audience Members Vote on “People’s Choice” […]

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 ~~~~ […]

2017-2018 Season Announcement at NorthPark Center

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Maxine Helfman  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org     THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS 61st INTERNATIONAL SEASON ~~~~ FIVE AMAZING PRODUCTIONS INCLUDING THE U.S. PREMIERE OF  MICHEL VAN DER AA’S SUNKEN GARDEN AND A DELIGHTFUL KORNGOLD RARITY: THE RING OF […]

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 […]

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 […]

What We Learned from the Women Conductors Institute

by Celeste Hart

In his latest Off the Cuff, Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny reflects on the success, and opportunities for further improvement, from the inaugural Institute for Women Conductors. by Keith Cernypublished Sunday, January 3, 2016   Dallas — Between Nov. 28 and Dec. 6, The Dallas Opera held the inaugural program of the […]

New Major Gifts Announcement!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS THE PROUD RECIPIENT OF EXTRAORDINARY GIFTS FROM Mrs. Eugene McDermott And  The Eugene McDermott Foundation Honoring Kern Wildenthal ~~~~ The Position of General Director and CEO Has Been Named, in Perpetuity, for Two-Time TDO Board Chair             DALLAS, DECEMBER 18, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is the proud recipient of two extraordinary new gifts, […]

IWC Receives Mellon Foundation Grant

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A $500,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation ~~~~ In Support of a New Initiative: “The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera” Inaugural Session, Nov. 28-Dec. 6, 2015             DALLAS, NOVEMBER 18, 2015 – The Dallas Opera has been awarded a […]

Keith Cerny and Emmanuel Villaume Extend TDO Contracts to June 2022!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE  CONTRACT EXTENSIONS TO JUNE 30, 2022 FOR KEITH CERNY AND EMMANUEL VILLAUME DALLAS, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is pleased and proud to announce contract extensions for its two most senior leaders: General Director & CEO Keith Cerny, and Music Director Emmanuel Villaume.  Both contracts have […]