Category Archives: News Releases

Season Opening Excitement – Tchaikovsky’s Treasure Eugene Onegin!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT TCHAIKOVSKY’S 1879 MASTERPIECE! EUGENE ONEGIN CONDUCTED BY MUSIC DIRECTOR EMMANUEL VILLAUME Starring Baritone Andrei Bondarenko as Onegin Soprano Svetlana Aksenova in her American Debut as Tatyana   THE LINDA AND MITCH HART  SEASON OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera […]

FREE SIMULCAST OF THE MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION OF MOBY-DICK!

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 […]

EMERGING ARTISTS – APPLY NOW TO THE GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION!

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, […]

Announcing FIRST NIGHT – Opening Night Events!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA’S 2016-2017  SEASON OPENING NIGHT EVENTS FIRST NIGHT! Presented by Deutsche Bank Wealth Management ~~~~ FESTIVITIES BEGIN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016 AT 5:30 PMTHE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSEAT THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Red Carpet ArrivalGourmet Delights by Wolfgang Puck ~~~~ The Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene […]

60th Season Kick-Off Event – FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON!

by Celeste Hart

CELEBRATING OUR DAZZLING 60TH SEASON! THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON NORTHPARK CENTER  PRESENTING SPONSOR ~~~~ FEATURING ITALIAN LUXURY BRAND VERSACE GOURMET LUNCHEON BY WOLFGANG PUCK           DALLAS, July 7, 2016 – In what promises to be the scintillating high point of the arts and social season, The Dallas Opera celebrates the start […]

Single Tickets for 2016-17 Season On Sale July 11!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO OFFER SINGLE TICKETS FOR TDO’S 60TH SEASON ON SALE  Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10 a.m.214-443-1000 or www.dallasopera.org ~~~~ Single Tickets for 2016-17 Season Start at $19 ~~~~ Family Performance Singles, $5 Apiece DALLAS, JUNE 28, 2016 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that single tickets for its […]

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 […]

Joyce DiDonato Honored with 2016 Maria Callas Award

by Suzanne Calvin

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 16, 2016 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart at 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE MEZZO-SOPRANO JOYCE DIDONATO HONORED AS THE 2016 “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR” ~~~~ SUPERSTAR ENCHANTED NORTH TEXAS AUDIENCES IN THE 2015 WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF JAKE […]

Chairs for Dazzling 60th Season Opening Events Announced!

by Celeste Hart

DEDICATED PHILANTHROPISTS ELLEN AND DON WINSPEAR APPOINTED AS CHAIRS  FOR FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT ~~~~             DALLAS, TX, JUNE 3, 2016 – The Dallas Opera is proud to announce that Ellen and Don Winspear have accepted the appointments as Chairs of FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT to head up the dazzling 60th Season kick-off celebrations. Honorary Chairs are Joyce and […]