Tag Archives: Ailyn Perez

On Your Toes, Dancers! Auditions August 8th!

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Friday, July 17, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA NEEDS EIGHTAWESOME DANCERS!~~~~SEEKING MALE AND FEMALE DANCERSOr Actors with Ballet/Dance/Movement Training~~~~Auditions to Appear in MANON on the Winspear StageSaturday, August 8 from 11:00-2:00 p.m.At The Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center DALLAS, JULY 17, 2015 — The Dallas Opera is […]

Single Tickets On Sale for 2015-2016 Season!

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Robert Kusel for Lyric Opera of Chicago FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Monday, July 13, 2015Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS THRILLEDTO ANNOUNCESINGLE TICKETSFOR THE 2015-2016 SEASON“SEEKING THEHUMAN ELEMENT”~~~~PRESENTED BY TEXAS INSTRUMENTS~~~~GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY, JULY 15THSingle tickets Start at Just $19~~~~Family Performance Singles — $5 apiece! DALLAS, JULY […]

Six Women Selected for Institute for Women Conductors!

by Celeste Hart

103 Applicants for Elite Program; Institute Makes Room for Four Additional Women Conductors to Observe An International Inaugural Session of The Institute for Women Conductors At The Dallas Opera Nov. 28 – Dec. 6, 2015 ~~~~ Launched with Generous Support from the Richard and Enika Schulze Foundation DALLAS, JUNE 5, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is proud […]

Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello at the Eisemann

by Suzanne Calvin

One of opera’s most talented and treasured duos returns to DFW in a Dallas Opera recital at the Eisemann Center. Read on! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 15, 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 PRESENT AILYN PÉREZ AND STEPHEN COSTELLO ~~~~ PERFORMING SELECTIONS FROM […]

Artistic Director Jonathan Pell: Ailyn Perez 2012 Richard Tucker Winner

by Megan Meister

    I just had a very excited Ailyn Perez on the telephone informing me that she is this year’s winner of the Richard Tucker Award !  This $30,000 prize is the operatic equivalent of winning the Nobel Prize,  the Pulitzer Prize and an Academy Award all rolled into one !   Her husband, Stephen Costello, […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 18

by Megan Meister

Last night was a new production of FAUST, staged by Stephen Lawless, who has directed several productions in Dallas since his US debut with the company in 1991.  It was cleverly updated to the middle of the 19th century (the time of its composition) and    brimming  with interesting ideas about the conflict between good and […]

Costello at the Kennedy Center

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera favorite Stephen Costello will take centerstage at the Kennedy Center tomorrow night with soprano Elizabeth Futral in a joint recital presented by The Vocal Arts Society. Dallas Opera donors and subscribers enjoyed much of it first, as you’ll see when you check out the musical selections for the evening. However, one big difference […]

Married with Class

by Suzanne Calvin

If, after the relaxed yet romantic “Patron Appreciation Recital” given by tenor Stephen Costello and soprano Ailyn Perez on Monday,  November 8th, you can’t get enough of their chemistry — check out not one, not two, but three extensive pieces by local journalist Marilee Vergati that explore multiple aspects of their wedded life, their red-hot careers and their […]

Grace Under Pressure

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s been a favorite story from Cinderella to Busby Berkeley’s Depression-Era cinematic classics: the understudy who goes on at the last minute and comes back a star. Only in this case, Ailyn Perez was the SECOND understudy who went on in the SECOND act — and already a bonafide star. So, let’s just say the dramatic events […]