Category Archives: News Releases

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 […]

AUXILIARY MALE CHORUS – AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT!

by Celeste Hart

THE DALLAS OPERA IS SEEKING  TALENTED MEN FOR   AUXILIARY MALE CHORUS FOR MOBY-DICK!   AUDITION DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 2:00-5:00 p.m.             DALLAS, TX, May 12, 2016 – The Dallas Opera is pleased to invite talented local male singers to audition for the company’s Auxiliary Male Chorus for the production of Moby-Dick by Jake […]

Audition Announcement – Role of “Miles” (Boy) in The Turn of the Screw!

by Celeste Hart

SEEKING BOY – SOPRANO/TREBLE FOR ROLE OF “MILES” Performer to Appear in the Haunting Benjamin Britten Opera The Turn of the Screw at the Winspear Opera House Auditions in NYC: Friday, June 10, 2016, 6:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 11, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Auditions to take place at The National Opera America Center, New York, NY ~~~~ DALLAS, […]