Tag Archives: Carmen

What Kind of Carmen Are You?

by Suzanne Calvin

Mais, oui? Why, yes, you may! Start getting your get-up together for the Dallas Opera’s “Carmen Costume Contest” at Klyde Warren Park on Friday, October 25th. Read on for further details.  And get a load of the three Carmens mentioned in the heading of this post at socially savvy, fashionably connected “Oh So Cynthia.” FOR IMMEDIATE […]

Single Tickets to Go on Sale July 8th

by Suzanne Calvin

July 8th at 10:00. Single tickets go on sale for the upcoming Dallas Opera Season — have your credit card standing by! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Suzanne.Calvin@dallasopera.org Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 Megan.Meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE SINGLE TICKETS FOR THE 2013/2014 SEASON “BY LOVE TRANSFORMED” […]

Mark Your Calendar for the Klyde Warren Park Simulcast

by Suzanne Calvin

We’re baaaaaaaaaaaaaack! Yes, it’s an enormous thrill to present simulcasts at a spectacular venue like Cowboys Stadium, but it’s also great to bring people to the Dallas Arts District to experience what for many is their first taste of live opera. October 25th. Mark your calendar and plan to be there for “Carmen!” FOR IMMEDIATE […]

TDO Subscription Sales Begin Today!

by Suzanne Calvin

Four thrilling mainstage operas featuring the art form’s greatest hits, cutting-edge contemporary works, and music by the master of Hollywood film music. You, too, could be “By Love Transformed” for as little as $76! Starting today! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 13, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS […]

The 2013-14 Season Line Up – “By Love Transformed”

by Suzanne Calvin

(Hal Cazalet as Nicholas in “Death and the Powers,” photo courtesy of Jill Steinberg)   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE AN INSPIRED FIFTH SEASON IN THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE! BY LOVE TRANSFORMED FOUR […]

TDO Announces 2013/2014 Season “BY LOVE TRANSFORMED”

by Megan Meister

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE AN INSPIRED FIFTH SEASON IN THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE! BY LOVE TRANSFORMED FOUR MASTERPIECES THAT DEFIED CONVENTIONS BY BIZET, MACHOVER, KORNGOLD AND ROSSINI ~~~~ OPENING NIGHT: FRIDAY, OCTOBER […]

Artistic Director Jonathan Pell at the Arena di Verona Part II

by Megan Meister

Act I of Franco Zeffirelli’s production of CARMEN at the Arena di Verona. Yesterday I went to a newly opened opera museum in an old palazzo that has been funded by a support organization of the Arena di Verona. The first part of the exhibit focused on the music publishing house of Ricordi, and featured […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

Yesterday afternoon was the first orchestra dress rehearsal for the American premiere of Unsuk Chin’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND, in a very imaginative and clever production by OTSL’s artistic director James Robinson.  Particularly considering the fact that this was the first time all the elements were coming together (orchestra, singers, sets and costumes) it went amazingly […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 16

by Megan Meister

There were two outstanding apprentice auditions yesterday morning, but the general level was very high.  It will be interesting to keep track and see just how many of these talented young singers actually are able to forge a career and how many fall by the wayside. Sadly, it is not always the most talented who […]

Tor-e-adore!

by Suzanne Calvin

Word via “Theater Mania” that Paulo Szot, currently starring in the title role of our production of “Don Giovanni” will soon be back onstage at the Met. He’s singing the role of Escamillo the Toreador in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of “Carmen” starting on January 5th. Anita Rachvelishvili will be making her Met Opera debut […]