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“La traviata” Comes to TDO!

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin (214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org) Or Megan Meister (214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org) THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT GIUSEPPE VERDI’S POIGNANT 1853 MASTERPIECE LA TRAVIATA LIBRETTO BY FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE ~~~~ STARRING GREEK SOPRANO MYRTÒ PAPATANASIU IN HER AMERICAN DEBUT AS VIOLETTA, AMERICAN TENOR JAMES VALENTI AS ALFREDO, AND FRENCH BARITONE […]

$5 Family Concert on Saturday Afternoon

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to take the kids and grandkids out of storage (did I just write that?) and introduce them to the joys of classical music and the Dallas Opera’s “hands-on” introduction to opera. The action starts in the Winspear Opera House lobby at noon Saturday (i.e. tomorrow) with hands-on arts […]

Family Programming Trio – Next 3 Weekends

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 27, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org A Reminder: Three Weekends of Fabulous Family Programming at The Dallas Opera! ~~~~ DOCTOR MIRACLE $5 FAMILY PERFORMANCE, Sunday, October 30th 2:00 p.m. At the Margot & Bill Winspear Opera House ~~~~ DOCTOR MIRACLE performed at NorthPark Center Saturday, November 5th 2:00 p.m. ~~~~ […]

Megan’s Musings Volume 1: The Three American Tenors

by Megan Meister

On Tuesday, September 27th I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with our “3 American Tenors” singing in Lucia di Lammermoor.  Making his TDO debut is Bryan Hymel singing Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood, Scott Quinn, our former Resident Young Artist, singing the role of Normanno and Aaron Blake, our current Resident Young […]

Megan's Musings Volume 1: The Three American Tenors

by tdoadmin

On Tuesday, September 27th I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with our “3 American Tenors” singing in Lucia di Lammermoor.  Making his TDO debut is Bryan Hymel singing Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood, Scott Quinn, our former Resident Young Artist, singing the role of Normanno and Aaron Blake, our current Resident Young […]

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Opening Oct. 21 at TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE COMPANY’S BLAZING 2011-2012 SEASON OPENER: GAETANO DONIZETTI’S BEL CANTO MASTERPIECE LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR LIBRETTO BY SALVATORE CAMMARANO ~~~~ STARRING ROMANIAN SOPRANO ELENA MOSUC IN HER DALLAS DEBUT AS LUCIA, TENOR BRYAN HYMEL IN HIS COMPANY DEBUT […]

Getting More Family-Friendly

by Suzanne Calvin

And sparking some great collaborations in the process. See the release below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                                                 THE DALLAS OPERA ANNOUNCES MORE FAMILY-FRIENDLY INITIATIVES FOR 2011-2012! ~~~~ NEW TDO FAMILY PERFORMANCES! IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SMU, UNT, AND DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER! ~~~~ TDO FAMILY CONCERT@THE WINSPEAR! ~~~~ NEW “PARENTS […]

The Other Oh-So-Fabulous Juliet

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera favorite Ava Pine returns to our stage, starting tomorrow, for the title role of Juliet in our four School Performances of Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet” onstage in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. Thousands of students attend these abridged mainstage productions (Yes, we cut the steamy stuff) and Ava is paired with our […]