Category Archives: Events

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Tenor Matthew Polenzani in First Texas Engagement at TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 14, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org Mark Your Calendars! The Dallas Opera Presents TENOR MATTHEW POLENZANI IN AN EXCLUSIVE RECITAL WITH ACCLAIMED PIANIST JULIUS DRAKE ~~~~ SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2015 2:00 P.M. AT CARUTH AUDITORIUM ON THE CAMPUS OF SMU ~~~~ THE ROBERT E. […]

Last Call for Applicants – Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org Deadline for Entries This Saturday! THE 2015 DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION Now, Bigger than Texas! ~~~~ Thousands in cash prizes; plus, a chance to perform with the Dallas Opera Orchestra ~~~~ BLUE-RIBBON JUDGES PANEL NAMED — CHAIRED […]

Major Milestones in Simulcasting

by Suzanne Calvin

The numbers are in — and they are staggering!  Thanks to you and 6,999 of your friends, neighbors, co-workers and acquaintances.  Please read on. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE A Crowd of 7,000 ATTENDED THE OCTOBER […]

Dallas Opera Perspectives: “When Art & Religion Collide”

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org ONE OF THE KEY CULTURAL ISSUES OF OUR DAY! THE DALLAS OPERA, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, PRESENTS DALLAS OPERA PERSPECTIVES: “WHEN ART AND RELIGION COLLIDE” ~~~~ MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 ~~~~ Inspired by Richard Strauss’ […]

FIRST NIGHT 2014 at The Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE: SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org EXCITEMENT AND THRILLS ABOUND! THE DALLAS OPERA’S SEASON OPENING NIGHT EVENTS FIRST NIGHT! 2014-2015 “HEIGHTS OF PASSION” SEASON ~~~ EVENTS BEGIN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 AT 5:30 PM THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT THE AT&T […]

Brian Zeger to Chair Judges Panel at 2015 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

There are major changes afoot at the Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition for 2015 — starting with the Judges Panel.  Read on! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 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 ACCLAIMED PIANIST, ARTS ADMINISTRATOR, ADJUDICATOR AND EDUCATOR BRIAN ZEGER […]

Iain Bell in “Conversation” at Booker T. Washington High

by Suzanne Calvin

Not for the public, because this time, we’re bringing one of the world’s most important living composers to the students at Booker T. Washington High School. 

Winners Announced at Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

The daylong competition has dazzled and delighted. Here are this year’s results of the 2014  Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $25,200 in Hard-Earned Cash! ~~~~ 27-Year-Old Soprano Audra Methvin […]

Dallas Opera’s National Anthem Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

Now’s your chance to sing in front of a crowd at AT&T Stadium! Just in time for the 200th Anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” The Dallas Opera is thrilled to announce a brand-new competition designed to encourage the inner opera diva – or divo – in you! The “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?” National Anthem […]

Ian Bostridge at City Performance Hall

by Suzanne Calvin

All I can tell you is, people came up to us afterwards telling us they wanted to buy tickets–immediately–to whatever was scheduled next. The reviewers revealed generally favorable reactions to the “imaginative” program and a few quibbles with the way we presented the artist. Read on to get Classical Music Critic Gregory Sullivan Isaac’s perspective for […]