Tag Archives: Nicolas Villalba

FIRST SIGHT Earns Rave Reviews

by Suzanne Calvin

As we always hoped, it was love at FIRST SIGHT. Now, it looks as though pros like Jeanne Prejean of “My Sweet Charity” were equally impressed with this brand-new fashion component to the Dallas Opera’s Opening Weekend. Check out her comments here, as well as the terrific photos she took of the participating designers and […]

FIRST NIGHT 2013 at the Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

Something for everyone on FIRST NIGHT at the Dallas Opera! Read on… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 30, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Suzanne.Calvin@dallasopera.org Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 Megan.Meister@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE “FIRST NIGHT 2013” “BY LOVE TRANSFORMED” ~~~~ FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013 AT 5:30 P.M. THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR […]

A “Sweet” Article by Our FIRST NIGHT Chair

by Suzanne Calvin

FIRST NIGHT/FIRST SIGHT Chair Lynn Mock lends a warm-yet-elegant air to the proceedings wherever she goes–whether in the real world or in cyberspace. She gives us her personal take on the newly developed FIRST SIGHT high fashion event, the inspiring Dallas Opera season, and the black-tie extravaganza that is FIRST NIGHT on Jeanne Prejean’s must-read […]

Dallas Opera Introduces FIRST SIGHT

by Suzanne Calvin

Will it be fashion-inspired love at FIRST SIGHT?  Get your tickets today for the brand-new event that will kick off the 2013-2014 Season festivities! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 17, 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 THRILLED TO INTRODUCE AN EXCITING FASHION-FORWARD ELEMENT TO THE GLAMOROUS […]

FIRST Things First

by Suzanne Calvin

  If you were anywhere in the vicinity of the intersection of Flora Street and Jack Evans on the evening of October 21, 2011 — you already know what a blockbuster of an event this was. The great thing is, having pulled it off in spectacular fashion once, it should be even better this go […]

Fashion@theOpera

by Megan Meister

First Night Designer Nicolas Villalba and his amazing creation that was inspired by the opera The Magic Flute modeled by Linda Ivy.  The Magic Flute will be open on April 20th, 2012.  Single tickets are on sale now, please visit our website at http://www.dallasopera.org/tickets or by calling our box office at 214.443.1000 for tickets.

First-Rate FIRST NIGHT

by Suzanne Calvin

The numbers are in, regarding the Dallas Opera’s successful Opening Night Festivities. Keep scrolling! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 18, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA & DELOITTE PRESENT AN UNFORGETTABLE AND SUCCESSFUL “FIRST NIGHT” MARKING OPENING NIGHT OF THE 2011-2012 “TRAGIC OBSESSIONS” SEASON SPONSORED BY THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS FOUNDATION KAKI HOPKINS, FIRST […]

More FIRST NIGHT Coverage

by Suzanne Calvin

Terrific Opening Night coverage from Jeanne Prejean, who presides over “My Sweet Charity,” an “ongoing conversation for the good of Dallas.”  Jeanne, with her photographer’s eye, captured the glamour but also saw the incalculable value of the young couples, older couples, and families with kids enjoying the evening (and the opera) on blankets on the Winspear lawn. […]

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 […]