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The Dallas Opera Presents “The Marriage of Figaro”

by Suzanne Calvin

(Photo by Dan Rest for Lyric Opera of Chicago) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS ONE OF MOZART’S MOST MEMORABLE COMEDIC OPERAS THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (“Le nozze di Figaro”) LIBRETTO BY LORENZO DA PONTE AFTER THE PLAY BY PIERRE-AUGUSTIN […]

FIRST NIGHT 2014 at The Dallas Opera

by Suzanne Calvin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE: SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Celeste Hart 214.443.1071 suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org celeste.hart@dallasopera.org EXCITEMENT AND THRILLS ABOUND! THE DALLAS OPERA’S SEASON OPENING NIGHT EVENTS FIRST NIGHT! 2014-2015 “HEIGHTS OF PASSION” SEASON ~~~ EVENTS BEGIN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 AT 5:30 PM THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT THE AT&T […]

Single Tickets Go On Sale July 14

by Suzanne Calvin

Although the prices on subscriptions are nearly impossible to beat, for a variety of reasons, some people prefer to buy single tickets. Let us get on your radar screen now, because when these go on sale July 14th, many of the hottest performances are likely to fill up fast. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 30, […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Santa Fe Part III

by Jonathan Pell

I am often asked to judge the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions around the country and several years ago I found myself in New Orleans where we were to select someone to go to New York to compete in the semi-finals.  The crop of singers that year wasn’t particularly good and at one point I […]

Steel Yourself

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo courtesy of Rene Perez, New York City Opera. Realizing that Dallas Opera patrons have more than a passing interest in the future of New York City Opera and our former general director, George Steel; we thought we should include his newly announced plans for the coming season on our blog. Ronald Blum of Associated […]

Suzanna Guzman Enchants Kids in West Dallas

by Suzanne Calvin

Latina mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman grew up without opera in East Los Angeles.  She doesn’t want other children to have to say the same and–to that end–she has taken her one-woman show, “Don’t Be Afraid: It’s Just Opera!” to around 200,000 school age children throughout the United States. Suzanna, who portrays a delightful Marcellina in our […]

Letter to the Editor

by Suzanne Calvin

The headline on this letter to the editor of The Dallas Morning News reminded me of a story my older sister tells about the first time she saw “The Marriage of Figaro” and was so disappointed not to hear “Largo al factotum” better known as “Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!” Many thanks to Preston in Weatherford! Suzanne […]

The Critics Speak: “The Marriage of Figaro”

by Suzanne Calvin

Photo credits: Karen Almond Well, even as the stellar cast of characters finds peace and harmony at the end of their “mad” day, so we seem to be blissfully aligned with the opinions of our major music critics. Scott Cantrell of The Dallas Morning News calls our ongoing production of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” […]

The Critics Speak: "The Marriage of Figaro"

by tdoadmin

Photo credits: Karen Almond Well, even as the stellar cast of characters finds peace and harmony at the end of their “mad” day, so we seem to be blissfully aligned with the opinions of our major music critics. Scott Cantrell of The Dallas Morning News calls our ongoing production of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” […]

The Figaro 4 – An interview with the Cast of The Marriage of Figaro

by tdo

Allow me to interject a little background.  What you see before you is a casual (and somewhat tongue-in-cheek) conversation at the end of a long afternoon of serious interviews by members of the local news media. Although these cast members are fully capable of discussing the nuances of Mozart’s musical genius–in addition to interacting particle […]