Tag Archives: AT&T Performing Arts Center


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 […]

Cast Changes in TDO’s LA WALLY

by Suzanne Calvin

The Dallas Opera is announcing cast changes for the upcoming production of Cataloni’s LA WALLY; read on. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 19, 2015 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera Announces Cast Changes to LA WALLY LA WALLY, ACT IV With Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer’s EVEREST (A […]

Mardi Byers Sings Dual Role in “Die tote Stadt”

by Suzanne Calvin

A cast change for the Dallas Opera’s upcoming production of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s “Die tote Stadt” puts an exciting American soprano in the dual role of Marie/Marietta. Critically acclaimed American soprano Mardi Byers as Marie/Marietta, has replaced Danish soprano Ann Petersen. 

The Dallas Opera Global Simulcast of “Death and the Powers”

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, Virginia, we’re going global — on February 16, 2014. Read all about it in the release posted below and let your friends in target cities know, so they can mark their calendars now. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Suzanne.Calvin@dallasopera.org Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 Megan.Meister@dallasopera.org National Press Representation: Kirshbaum […]

Falling Headfirst Into the Arts

by Suzanne Calvin

With a new school year getting underway, it’s the perfect time to work a little culture into your fall family plans. Check out a few of the easily affordable options below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 26, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org A Fall Filled With Enchanting Tales TDO […]

Safe for All Ages and Budgets

by Suzanne Calvin

After looking at a friend’s tickets for a single pre-season game for a major sports franchise; I don’t want to hear any more complaints about opera being “too expensive.” In fact, I want you to more-or-less empty your wallet, grab the kids or grandkids, and come to the Winspear for some outstanding family friendly programs at […]

The Cultural Conversation Heats Up

by Suzanne Calvin

Just in time for the “Firecracker” week of the Fourth and my long-awaited vacation, things decided to heat up significantly both inside and outside the AT&T Performing Arts Center. It started last week with the release of a University of Chicago study on a variety of newly constructed cultural edifices, including the AT&T Performing Arts Center, followed […]

$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 […]

The Dallas Opera: Outside Regular Office Hours

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org DALLAS OPERA REMINDERS ~~~~ Single Tickets Now On-Sale, Starting at $25 ~~~~ “Dallas Opera Encore Performances” Begins Tonight at 7:00 on WRR, With 2011’s Luminous Production of Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet, Starring Tenor Charles Castronovo, Soprano Lyubov Petrova, Bass Robert Lloyd and Baritone Joshua […]

Free Public Plazacast October 21st!

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA & THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE “PLAZACAST AT THE CENTER”  A FREE, PUBLIC SIMULCAST OF TDO’S 2011 OPENING NIGHT, INCLUDING A PERFORMANCE OF DONIZETTI’S LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR! ~~~~ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 Red-Carpet Coverage Starting at 6:20 p.m. Performance […]