Tag Archives: First Night

Another Opening, Another Show!

by Suzanne Calvin

Actually, when the Dallas Opera stages a season-opener, it goes well beyond the ordinary.  And these photos by TDO’s Luke McKenzie will give plenty of hints as to “why.”  From the red carpet arrivals hosted by WFAA Morning Anchor Ron Corning, the fabulous fashions, the enthusiastic crowds, and the gorgeous weather–it was a night to […]

Dallas Voice "Best Bet"

by tdoadmin

And you’d best believe it. Opening Night of the Season tonight, including a free, outdoor Plazacast (with subtitles) on the lawn in front of the Winspear (bring a blanket and picnic basket), 6 PM red carpet arrivals and fashion show with specially designed coutoure gowns inspired by each of the operas in our “Tragic Obsessions” […]

Dallas Voice “Best Bet”

by Suzanne Calvin

And you’d best believe it. Opening Night of the Season tonight, including a free, outdoor Plazacast (with subtitles) on the lawn in front of the Winspear (bring a blanket and picnic basket), 6 PM red carpet arrivals and fashion show with specially designed coutoure gowns inspired by each of the operas in our “Tragic Obsessions” […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Fashion@theOpera this week takes us to our Red Carpet from opening night of Doctor Miracle on Friday, October 7th, 2011. TDO is getting ready for the Red Carpet for the opening night of the “Tragic Obsessions” season.  Lucia di Lammermoor is hours away from taking the stage.  Hope to see you there.  Don’t have tickets […]

Bob Miller on FIRST NIGHT

by Suzanne Calvin

We’re counting the hours now until Opening Night of the “Tragic Obsessions” Season (Friday, October 21st) and FIRST NIGHT, the celebrations beginning at 6:00 p.m. with red carpet arrivals and fashion show, a pre-performance reception and a lavish, post-performance dinner–all while the 7:30 p.m. performance is playing on a giant screen out in front of […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Nicolas Villalba is an international award-winning owner and principal designer of Nicolas Villalba Couture. Originally an eveningwear designer, the Nicolas line now includes wedding and business attire, home decor and custom linens, making his studio the only “split” atelier in Dallas. After graduating from UNT with a BFA in Fashion Design, Nicolas was chosen to […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Michael Faircloth established his first couture salon in Dallas nearly thirty years ago and has quietly gone about gaining a serious reputation. First Lady Laura Bush, an established client for many years, propelled him into the national media spotlight by asking him to design her first inaugural wardrobe, and she continues to be one of […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

Khanh Nguyen, the Creative Director and Designer of the Nha Khanh collection, has been surrounded by fashion and art throughout her life. Born to Vietnamese, artisan parents, and raised in Dallas, Texas, Khanh has always been exposed to what is beautiful and refined. At the age of five, she began to mimic what she saw […]

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Opening Oct. 21 at TDO

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE COMPANY’S BLAZING 2011-2012 SEASON OPENER: GAETANO DONIZETTI’S BEL CANTO MASTERPIECE LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR LIBRETTO BY SALVATORE CAMMARANO ~~~~ STARRING ROMANIAN SOPRANO ELENA MOSUC IN HER DALLAS DEBUT AS LUCIA, TENOR BRYAN HYMEL IN HIS COMPANY DEBUT […]