Tag Archives: Don Giovanni

Dallas Opera Single Tickets Go On Sale Monday, July 10

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 7, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart at 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera is Proud to Announce SINGLE TICKETS FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON “MOTIVES UNMASKED!” GO ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC MONDAY, JULY 10TH AT 9 A.M. ~~~~ Featuring Three Eagerly Awaited Classics Samson & Dalila (Oct. […]

2017-2018 Season Announcement at NorthPark Center

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo by Maxine Helfman  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014                            or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org                                    celeste.hart@dallasopera.org     THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS 61st INTERNATIONAL SEASON ~~~~ FIVE AMAZING PRODUCTIONS INCLUDING THE U.S. PREMIERE OF  MICHEL VAN DER AA’S SUNKEN GARDEN AND A DELIGHTFUL KORNGOLD RARITY: THE RING OF […]

From the Desk of Jonathan Pell, Artistic Director – LA Opera Part I

by tdoadmin

The LA Opera poster for DON GIOVANNI I flew out to Los Angeles yesterday to hear the singers in the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program and to attend performances of Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI and Verdi’s I DUE FOSCARI. Six new singers join two returning artists to comprise the “class” of 2013, and among them is soprano […]

Artistic Director Jonathan Pell: Ailyn Perez 2012 Richard Tucker Winner

by tdoadmin

    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, […]

EDIBLE OPERA

by tdoadmin

EDIBLE OPERA One of the best-loved opening scenes in opera, the beginning of Act One of Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème, revolves almost entirely around two things: hunger and extreme cold.  As we enter the season of feasting that extends from Thanksgiving Day through Chinese New Year’s and beyond, it’s a good time to push ourselves […]

Best in a Lifetime!

by Suzanne Calvin

Wow. We not only made Mark-Brian Sonna’s Top Ten List for the year just ended, we redefined the role of Don Giovanni for a generation, presented “our new Pavarotti” in two outstanding works and gave this critic one of the most memorable theatrical experiences of his entire life!  Given what a critic experiences year-in and year-out, that’s quite […]

Up With the Volume – Off With Her Head!

by Suzanne Calvin

Time’s a-wasting! Only a few more performances of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” left to enjoy. Here’s the latest review from Arnold Jones of “The Voice.” By the way, we will be broadcasting live this evening from the Winspear Opera House as we open the first of six performances of Donizetti’s renowned Tudor tragedy, “Anna Bolena” (a.k.a. […]