Category Archives: News Releases

Thrilling Inaugural Concert – Women Conductors!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT The Inaugural Concert of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors ~~~~ SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2015 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas, TX Single Tickets $10 ~~~~ IWC Underwriting Support from Linda and Mitch Hart […]

Keith Cerny and Emmanuel Villaume Extend TDO Contracts to June 2022!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE  CONTRACT EXTENSIONS TO JUNE 30, 2022 FOR KEITH CERNY AND EMMANUEL VILLAUME DALLAS, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is pleased and proud to announce contract extensions for its two most senior leaders: General Director & CEO Keith Cerny, and Music Director Emmanuel Villaume.  Both contracts have […]

APPLLICATION DEADLINE NOVEMBER 21 FOR THE 2016 DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL COMPETITION

by Celeste Hart

Still Bigger Than the Lone Star State! Finals Round Scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House The AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas, Texas DALLAS, TX, NOVEMBER 20, 2015 — The Dallas Opera wishes to remind potential candidates that applications for the expanded and revised Dallas Opera Guild […]

Just One Month Left for 12 MONTHS of Kindness Activities!

by Celeste Hart

All Proceeds Benefit BECOMING SANTA CLAUS In Memory of Chloe Shea ~~~~ “PHOTOS WITH SANTA” November 21, 2015 in the Winspear Opera House 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m. ~~~~ “FASHION FOR KINDNESS” November 29, 2015 in the Ritz Residences, Dallas 1:00-2:00 p.m. Fashion Show & Reception ~~~~ “READING FOR KINDNESS” December 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Bookmarks […]

The Dallas Opera Gives Back with 12 Days of Kindness!

by Celeste Hart

“12 DAYS OF KINDNESS CAMPAIGN” TDO’S NEW AMERICAN OPERA BECOMING SANTA CLAUS INSPIRES INITIATIVE TO BENEFIT LOCAL NON-PROFITS ~~~~ EFFORTS PROMOTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA SITES TO ENCOURAGE FOLLOWER PARTICIPATION DALLAS, NOVEMBER 16, 2015 — The Dallas Opera is taking inspiration from the message in its world premiere of the holiday opera BECOMING SANTA CLAUS and partnering with […]

A New Holiday Treasure!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS AN EAGERLY ANTICIPATED WORLD PREMIERE: BECOMING SANTA CLAUS By Mark Adamo ~~~~ CONDUCTED BY MUSIC DIRECTOR EMMANUEL VILLAUME STARRING JENNIFER RIVERA, JONATHAN BLALOCK AND MATT BOEHLER ~~~~ PRESENTING SPONSOR, THE MOODY FOUNDATION  PERFORMANCES: December 4, 6(m), 9 & 12, 2015 In the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House AT&T Performing Arts Center, […]

AUDITION NOTICE – AUXILIARY CHORUS – NOV. 12

by Celeste Hart

 THE DALLAS OPERA IS STILL LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MENAnd MEZZO-SOPRANOS TO SERVE AS MEMBERS OF TDO’S AUXILIARY CHORUS FOR 2015-16  AUDITION DATE/TIME: Thursday, November 12, 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m. DALLAS, TX, November 4, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to invite talented local singing artists to audition for the company’s Auxiliary Chorus for the 2015-2016 Season.  This […]

LEGENDARY PHILANTHROPIST PASSES AWAY IN DALLAS

by Celeste Hart

DALLAS, OCTOBER 21, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is sad to announce the death yesterday of Mrs. William W. Winspear at an assisted living facility in Dallas, Texas, following a long illness.  Margot Winspear was 83 years old. “It was with profound sorrow that The Dallas Opera learned of the passing of Margot Winspear, the […]

Dallas Opera Administrative Offices Named for Noted Philanthropist

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Tuesday, October 6, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE NAMING OF THE COMPANY’S ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES: ELSA VON SEGGERN OFFICE SUITE IN HONOR OF A PASSIONATE OPERA LOVER ANDA LEGENDARY DALLAS PHILANTHROPIST~~~~IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW $5 MILLION GIFT FROME.F. VON SEGGERN CHARITABLE […]

World Premiere of Great Scott!

by Celeste Hart

BY JAKE HEGGIE AND TERRENCE McNALLY CO-COMMISSIONED AND CO-PRODUCED WITH SAN DIEGO OPERA STARRING JOYCE DIDONATO AS ARDEN SCOTT   Presenting Sponsor Eugene McDermott Foundation   OPENING NIGHT: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 AT 8:00 PM THE LINDA AND MITCH HART SEASON OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE, THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS […]