Category Archives: Dallas Opera News

Specific information to TDO not related to productions.


by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT ITS FOURTEENTH FREE LIVE SIMULCAST — IN TWO LOCATIONS! MOBY-DICK Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s 2010 Masterpiece Returns as a High-Definition Adventure For Audiences in Klyde Warren Park (Dallas) And Kay Yeager Coliseum (Wichita Falls) ~~~~ FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016 Curtain Time, 7:30 p.m. Live from the Margot and […]


by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM ACCOMPLISHED, YOUNG AMERICAN SINGERS! ~~~~ Chaired by Dr. Brian Zeger TDO Orchestra and Finalists Conducted by Mrs. Eugene McDermott Music Director Emmanuel Villaume ~~~~ Finals Round Scheduled for Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House The AT&T Performing […]

Supers or Extras Needed for Upcoming Production of Moby-Dick

by Celeste Hart

ATHLETIC, AGILE, ADVENTUROUS, AND UNAFRAID OF HEIGHTS? ~~~~ OPEN CALL FOR SUPERNUMERARIES FOR TDO’S FALL PRODUCTION OF HEGGIE AND SCHEER’S MOBY-DICK ~~~~ MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 7:30 p.m. at The Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center (Karayanis Rehearsal Production Center) 4301 S. Fitzhugh, Dallas, 75210 ~~~~ Share the Winspear stage with opera’s best and brightest! Respond by noon, […]

Keith Cerny to Receive Arts Leadership Award!

by Celeste Hart

Congratulations to our General Director and CEO Keith Cerny on his Excellence in Community Service Award from the Dallas Historical Society!  We are very pleased to share this exciting news and proud that the Historical Society has recognized his hard work, dedication, vision and solid leadership especially now that we celebrate our 60th Season!  The luncheon […]

Season Opening Excitement – FIRST NIGHT!

by Celeste Hart

The excitement for our 2016-17 Season continues to grow as we announce our FIRST NIGHT Opening Night events!  Patrons will enjoy “celebrity” treatment with a red carpet entrance to the black tie Pre-Performance Dinner, a spectacular presentation of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin which will be followed by a dazzling After Party with the cast! It all happens on […]

A “Must Listen!” 2016-2017 Season Highlights from Keith Cerny!

by Celeste Hart

“Classic Cafe” recently featured General Director and CEO Keith Cerny who shared fascinating highlights about our 2016-2017 Season! Take a listen to WRR 101.1 Radio Host Nancy Brunson who interviews Keith and plays wonderful excerpts from the operas we are presenting.  Please click the link for the podcast! Single tickets are on sale now. […]

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                                                                                           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 […]