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Winners Announced at Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

The daylong competition has dazzled and delighted. Here are this year’s results of the 2014  Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The 26th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $25,200 in Hard-Earned Cash! ~~~~ 27-Year-Old Soprano Audra Methvin […]

2013 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Results

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 23, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org The 25th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $25,000 in Cold, Hard Cash! ~~~~ 28-Year-Old Bass Nicholas Masters Takes Top Prize and $10,000 Cash! Also Named Winner of the “People’s Choice Award” for an additional $1,500 ~~~~ […]

The Dallas Opera Guild Presents The 25th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Megan Meister

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera Guild Presents The 25th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition ~~~~~ Honoring Katherine and Michael Phillips ~~~~~ SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013 The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center 2403 […]

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Results

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, March 10, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin (214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org) Or Megan Meister (214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org) The 24th Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $20,000 in Prize Monies! ~~~~ SOPRANO HEATHER HAWK Takes Top Prize and $8,000 Cash! ~~~~ Second Place ($5,000) and “People’s Choice Award” (An Additional $1,000) Goes to Soprano Amanda Woodbury ~~~~ […]

“…And Come Back a Star!”

by Suzanne Calvin

She was the 2005 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” award winner for her Dallas Opera debut in the role of the long-suffering Micaela in “Carmen.” That was half-a-dozen years after winning the 1998 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition. And now, with about a day’s notice, Houston-born soprano Latonia Moore made her glorious Metropolitan […]

24th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera Guild Presents The 24th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition ~~~~~~ Honoring Elaine and Bill Blaylock ~~~~~~ SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012 The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center 2403 Flora Street, […]

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Winners

by Suzanne Calvin

They were winners, all. But here’s the exciting outcome: The 23rd Annual “Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition” Awards $20,500 in Prize Monies! ~~~~ Countertenor John Holiday, Jr. Takes Top Prize and $8,000 Cash! ~~~~ Second Place Tie ($4,000 Apiece) for Sopranos Katrina Galka and Maren Weinberger ~~~~ “People’s Choice Award” Winner Norman Garrett ~~~~ Honoring […]

Vocal Competition Finals, Tonight – Free!

by Suzanne Calvin

First time in the Winspear Opera House. It should be quite a night for Texas-born-or-based operatic wannabes (some of whom are already on their way to stardom). Here are the ten finalists who will battle for big money tonight, beginning at 7:30 PM (come down, grab and seat and cast YOUR ballot!): Bass-baritone Noel Bouley […]

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Today

by Suzanne Calvin

I can hear some glorious young voices wafting up the elevator shaft in the Winspear Opera House to our offices on the fifth floor. Meaning, I need to hurry up and get things done so I can matriculate downstairs for a taste of the best of up-and-coming-young-Texas-opera-singers. However, you needn’t wait! The free, semifinals round […]

Some Enchanted Evening…

by Suzanne Calvin

      There are toothpicks propping open my eyes, but it was, all in all, a terrific evening of song.  Read on for details while I try to spot my car in the snow….                 DALLAS, MARCH 21, 2010 –The Dallas Opera Guild concluded it’s 22nd annual competition for young opera singers late […]