Tag Archives: Georges Bizet

How the Destruction of Bizet’s Paris Led to His Greatest Creation

by Wayne Lee Gay

The years immediately preceding the composition of Carmen brought unprecedented disaster to France, and, especially, to Paris. Emperor Napoleon III’s ill-advised provocation of the Franco-Prussian War in 1870 resulted in quick humiliation on the battlefield, followed by the emperor’s abdication and the German siege of Paris—during which, faced with starvation, the citizenry was reduced to […]

Dallas Opera Perspectives at the Meadows Museum

by Suzanne Calvin

Count me in! Coming to the Meadows Museum, a conversation not to be missed between Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny and the company’s esteemed new music director, Emmanuel Villaume. Details to follow: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 6, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org megan.meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA […]

October at TDO: “Just the facts, ma’am.”

by Suzanne Calvin

Coming back from a wind-swept, sea salt, sun-addled holiday weekend, we thought many of you could use a little help in sorting through the upcoming events in October. Get out your Day Planner (digital or otherwise) and have at it! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 […]

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 […]

“Doctor Miracle” Tonight and Feb. 3rd – Just $5!

by Suzanne Calvin

If you and the kids or grand-kids haven’t caught the Dallas Opera’s new production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle,” you have another chance tonight and next week. Details from KidBeat Columnnist Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” and more on the Dallas Opera’s “kid-friendly philosophy” from Wendy Settle of The Assignment Desk at ”Pegasus News.  […]

And If You Didn’t Catch This Earlier

by Suzanne Calvin

Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” had a terrific piece on the people behind the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (next performance, tonight at 7:30 at the Dallas Children’s Theater; tickets $12). Nancy obviously gets the company’s commitment to arts education and the need to support developing young artists, […]

And If You Didn't Catch This Earlier

by tdoadmin

Nancy Churnin of “The Dallas Morning News” had a terrific piece on the people behind the Dallas Opera’s new children’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (next performance, tonight at 7:30 at the Dallas Children’s Theater; tickets $12). Nancy obviously gets the company’s commitment to arts education and the need to support developing young artists, […]

"The Dallas Morning News" Applauds Our "Miracle"

by tdoadmin

“Dallas Morning News” KidBeat Columnist Nancy Churnin, who is as passionate about enriching children’s lives as anyone I’ve ever encountered in mainstream journalism, didn’t just write a marvelous advance for our performances of Georges Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle” (the next one tonight at 7:30 at Dallas Children’s Theater–Tickets are just $12), she took the time to experience […]