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Lucia’s Heart of Darkness

by christian.anderson

Lucia’s Heart of Darkness “When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” – Mark Twain, Notebook, 1898 Readers in early nineteenth-century Europe loved a good yarn; a plot rich with violence and scandal, particularly if shaded with romance and a moral undertone, it would be an all-but-guaranteed best […]

FIRST NIGHT Celebrations October 21st

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 15, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA & DELOITTE PRESENT “FIRST NIGHT” THE OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION OF THE 2011-2012 SEASON, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE OF “LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR,” WITH ENDOWED SUPPORT UNDERWRITTEN BY LINDA AND MITCH HART ~~~~ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 ~~~~ THE MARGOT […]

Free Public Plazacast October 21st!

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA & THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE “PLAZACAST AT THE CENTER”  A FREE, PUBLIC SIMULCAST OF TDO’S 2011 OPENING NIGHT, INCLUDING A PERFORMANCE OF DONIZETTI’S LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR! ~~~~ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 Red-Carpet Coverage Starting at 6:20 p.m. Performance […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 18

by christian.anderson

Last night was a new production of FAUST, staged by Stephen Lawless, who has directed several productions in Dallas since his US debut with the company in 1991.  It was cleverly updated to the middle of the 19th century (the time of its composition) and    brimming  with interesting ideas about the conflict between good and […]

Single Tickets for the “Tragic Obsessions” Season Go on Sale 9/12/11

by christian.anderson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 12, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO OFFER SINGLE TICKETS FOR THE GLORIOUSLY HAND-WRINGING 2011-2012“TRAGIC OBSESSIONS” SEASON Presented by Texas Instruments Foundation ~~~~ Season Subscriptions under a Hundred Dollars are on Sale Now! Single Tickets will Start at $25 and go on Sale Sept. 12, […]