It’s that rarest of rarities…an opera that has only been experienced in a handful of cities across the U.S. since its celebrated 1920 double world premiere! Die tote Stadt (“The Dead City”) comes to the Dallas Opera stage in a limited engagement, beginning March 21st. Read on for details.
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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.
It’s a panel discussion next week that shouldn’t be missed! The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Details follow.
Looking for the lowdown on the Dallas Opera’s upcoming presentation of “Death and the Powers”? The Global Interactive Simulcast? Wild lobby displays and cool apps?
“No opera ever composed has music more gorgeous, more sumptuous, than Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Die tote Stadt. This is, after all, music by the man who later became famous for scores for movies including “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex,” “The Sea Hawk” and “Of Human Bondage.” Thus writes […]
All I can tell you is, people came up to us afterwards telling us they wanted to buy tickets–immediately–to whatever was scheduled next. The reviewers revealed generally favorable reactions to the “imaginative” program and a few quibbles with the way we presented the artist. Read on to get Classical Music Critic Gregory Sullivan Isaac’s perspective for […]
The National Endowment for the Arts has committed $30,000 to the development of a new world premiere opera by composer Jake Heggie and Librettist Terrence McNally entitled, “Great Scott.” The work is scheduled to take centerstage at the Dallas Opera in October 2015, starring Joyce DiDonato. Culture Map Dallas has details on the local projects […]
The tightly knit musical community has suffered a blow with the recent death of pianist and musical coach Mark Armstrong of Tulsa Opera, also closely associated with TDO. Details in this “Tulsa World” obituary. Suzanne Calvin, Director of Media and Public Relations
It is 6:00 in the morning and I am in the Vienna Airport waiting for my flight back to Dallas. I came over for three intense days of auditions held at the historic Theater an der Wien, where a panel of my colleagues and I heard almost 100 singers from 34 countries. There were representatives […]
A little something extra in your holiday stocking — come December 2015 (and courtesy of composer-librettist Mark Adamo and the Dallas Opera)…read on! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 firstname.lastname@example.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A NEW COMMISSION FOR A HOLIDAY OPERA BY AMERICAN COMPOSER MARK ADAMO ~~~~ The […]