Tag Archives: Peter J. Hall

The Dallas Opera Presents “Carmen” Oct 25-Nov 10

by Suzanne Calvin

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 25, 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 PRESENT THE COMPANY’S SPECTACULAR 2013-2014 SEASON OPENER: GEORGES BIZET’S COLORFUL, SENSUAL MASTERPIECE CARMEN LIBRETTO BY HENRI MEILHAC AND LUDOVIC HALÉVY BASED ON THE NOVELLA BY PROSPER MÉRIMÉE ~~~~ STARRING FRENCH […]

Like an Egyptian

by Suzanne Calvin

Who isn’t interested in how grand spectacles like AIDA make it from the design table to the stage? Not to mention how you handle the “care and feeding” of vintage costume designs like those for this acclaimed production. Go backstage at the Winspear Opera House and get a better understanding of the role of radiator […]

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 […]

Design Envy

by Suzanne Calvin

I think the worst grade I ever received in my life was for a 7th grade home economics sewing project. So, forgive me if my design envy (along with my crooked seams) is showing. Check out this excellent article in “Theater Jones” about the true design genius behind the costumes in the Dallas Opera’s “Lucia di […]

“Good-bye” to the Legendary Peter J. Hall

by Suzanne Calvin

Peter J. Hall, the Resident Costume Designer for the Dallas Opera and a renowned theatrical designer and artist known throughout the world, died Thursday, May 27th in Dallas from cardiac complications following a prolonged illness. He was 84 years old. Born in Bristol, England, Mr. Hall showed an early interest in theater, pursuing his dream […]

"Good-bye" to the Legendary Peter J. Hall

by tdoadmin

Peter J. Hall, the Resident Costume Designer for the Dallas Opera and a renowned theatrical designer and artist known throughout the world, died Thursday, May 27th in Dallas from cardiac complications following a prolonged illness. He was 84 years old. Born in Bristol, England, Mr. Hall showed an early interest in theater, pursuing his dream […]