Tag Archives: Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House

Mardi Byers Sings Dual Role in “Die tote Stadt”

by Suzanne Calvin

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. 

24th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071/megan.meister@dallasopera.org The Dallas Opera Guild Presents The 24th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition ~~~~~~ Honoring Elaine and Bill Blaylock ~~~~~~ SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012 The Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House At the AT&T Performing Arts Center 2403 Flora Street, […]

Extraordinarily Well-Deserved Honors

by Suzanne Calvin

It was a gorgeous late summer evening in the Winspear yesterday, as members of the Dallas Opera Board and Trustees gathered to witness the unveiling of the new 21st Century Wall of Honor (see the release for full details) in the West Lobby of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing […]

Dallas Opera's 21st Century Wall of Honor, September 28th Unveiling

by tdoadmin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 23, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO RECOGNIZE THE REMARKABLE GENEROSITY OF SEVEN INDIVIDUALS AND INSTITUTIONS THROUGH THE UNVEILING OF THE DALLAS OPERA’S 21st CENTURY WALL OF HONOR ~~~~ HONOREES HAVE MADE MULTI-MILLON DOLLAR COMMITMENTS TO TDO IN THE 21ST CENTURY, CONTRIBUTING TO BOTH THE […]

Dallas Opera’s 21st Century Wall of Honor, September 28th Unveiling

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 23, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO RECOGNIZE THE REMARKABLE GENEROSITY OF SEVEN INDIVIDUALS AND INSTITUTIONS THROUGH THE UNVEILING OF THE DALLAS OPERA’S 21st CENTURY WALL OF HONOR ~~~~ HONOREES HAVE MADE MULTI-MILLON DOLLAR COMMITMENTS TO TDO IN THE 21ST CENTURY, CONTRIBUTING TO BOTH THE […]

In Very Select Company

by Suzanne Calvin

Dallas Opera Board member John Dayton has been singled out (and deservedly so) by “The Dallas Morning News” for his crucial role in the conception, planning and opening of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Downtown Dallas.  Mr. Dayton was one of six nominees put forward by the GuideDaily […]

The Engine That Could

by Suzanne Calvin

An interesting review of “Otello” in the “Financial Times” of London.  Classical Music Critic George Loomis writes about both the new house and the performance and observes that the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House could prove to be an “engine of growth” for this company. I’d love to get your thoughts and comments on […]

The "P" Word

by tdoadmin

You know, when it comes to any discussion of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, one of the first questions we get after “Where can I find my seat?” is the inevitable expression of concern about parking.  We’re going to undergo a period of adjustment–no […]

The “P” Word

by Suzanne Calvin

You know, when it comes to any discussion of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, one of the first questions we get after “Where can I find my seat?” is the inevitable expression of concern about parking.  We’re going to undergo a period of adjustment–no […]

One Chapter Ends, Another Begins

by Suzanne Calvin

George Steel The opening of the 2008-09 Season of The Dallas Opera represents a combination of exciting beginnings mixed with poignant endings. We are especially thrilled to welcome our new General Director, George Steel. George is a true “man for all seasons”: impresario, conductor, composer and businessman. His impressive management, academic and artistic credentials are […]