Category Archives: News Releases

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) […]

Dallas Opera Wants to Take YOU Higher

by Suzanne Calvin

The supers, or non-singing extras, that performed the duties of deckhands in our 2010 world premiere production of “Moby-Dick” have been immortalized in scads of photos in books and publications around the world.  You could be next.  Read on. Media Alert     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 5, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            Or […]

Dallas Opera Receives Major NEA Grant for EVEREST

by Celeste Hart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014      suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org          Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071     celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera is the Proud Recipient Of a $50,000 Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts ~~~~ Supporting the January 2015 World Premiere Production of Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s EVEREST ~~~~ One of 919 […]

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 […]

FIRST SIGHT FASHIONS now available through Heritage Auctions!

by Celeste Hart

The custom designed fashions from the FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON are now available for purchase through Heritage Auctions and its website! Please visit www.ha.com/dallasopera for details. The details about the auction are also contained on the attached Heritage Auction Dallas Opera Bid Sheet. You may also visit our facebook page for more photos at […]

The explosive opera by Richard Strauss featuring the dance of the seven veils!

by Celeste Hart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Suzanne Calvin   214.443.1014          suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org Or Celeste Hart  214.443.1071 celeste.hart@dallasopera.org    THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURY’S MUSICAL MILESTONES SALOME A DRAMA IN ONE ACT BY RICHARD STRAUSS AFTER OSCAR WILDE’S 1896 STAGE TRAGEDY ~~~~ Starring World-Renowned Soprano Deborah Voigt in […]

Exciting News from The Dallas Opera About Music Director Emmanuel Villaume

by Suzanne Calvin

Our acclaimed music director adds to his already impressive international resume: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Jeffrey Vanderveen, Opus 3 Artists suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org jvanderveen@opus3artists.com Contact: Barbora Dušková duskova@pkf.cz THE PKF – PRAGUE PHILHARMONIA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE APPOINTMENT OF EMMANUEL VILLAUME AS MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CHIEF CONDUCTOR OF THE […]

Balanced budget achieved again!

by Celeste Hart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 19, 2014 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 THE COMPANY HAS ACHIEVED A SECOND CONSECUTIVE BALANCED OPERATING RESULT! For the First […]