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Two Extraordinary Events for Soluna Festival!

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera is Proud to Present Two Magnificent Musical Programs at the DMA’s Horchow Auditorium for this Year’s Soluna Festival 2014 Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners RecitalFeaturing Michelle Bradley (Soprano) and Michael Gaertner (Pianist)Sunday, May 17th at 2:00 p.m.  The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series In Partnership with the Music Academy of […]

And the Winners of the Vocal Competition Are…

by Celeste Hart

The 27th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $18,500 in Cash Prizes! Second-Year Ryan Opera Center Baritone Anthony Clark Evans Takes Top Prize and $10,000 Cash! ~~~~ Second Place ($5,000) and the “People’s Choice Award” (Additional $1,000) Goes to Mezzo-Soprano J’nai Bridges ~~~~ Third Place ($2,500) Awarded to Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Mesko ~~~~ Expanded Competition […]

Nation’s Finest Young Singers Selected for Competition

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild Present the Newly Expanded “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” ~~~~ Free Admission! Audience Members Vote on “People’s Choice” ~~~~ Semi-Finals: Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Finals: Sunday, April 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m. ~~~~ The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center […]

OnStage Dinner Sponsored by Northern Trust – March 2015

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera’s Annual OnStage Dinner hosted by Northern Trust Bank, a sponsor since 1992, was held March 24, 2015 at the Winspear Opera House. This event honors Platinum Level donors and above with an exclusive dinner on the set of an opera that is currently in production.  La bohème created the ambiance for the evening […]

FREE Opera on One of the World’s Largest HD Screens!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE ANOTHER OUTSTANDING, FREE COMMUNITY EVENT AT AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON! SIMULCAST NUMBER TEN: LA BOHÈME SPONSORED BY THE DALLAS FOUNDATION ~~~~ SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015 Stadium Doors Open at 6:00 PM Live Opera Performance at 7:30 PM ~~~~ Free Seating, Free Parking, Paid Concessions Free Tickets Available Now Through TDO […]

Marilyn Horne Competition Winners to Perform in Dallas

by Celeste Hart

The Dallas Opera, in Partnership with the Music Academy of the West, is Proud to Announce the Expansion of the Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series   TDO will present the winners of the prestigious Marilyn Horne Song Competition in recital   2014 Winners Michelle Bradley (soprano) and Michael Gaertner (pianist) […]

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’ […]