THE DALLAS OPERA IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE
SELECTED BY SEASON SUBSCRIBERS AS THE “MARIA CALLAS DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR”
PORTRAYED “TINA” IN THE SPRING SEASON’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NEW PRODUCTION OF DOMINICK ARGENTO’S
THE ASPERN PAPERS
DALLAS, MAY 23, 2013 – The Dallas Opera is tremendously proud to announce the result of this year’s balloting for the 2013 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Award: American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, who made an unforgettable Dallas Opera stage debut in the Winspear just a few short weeks ago.
This prestigious award is given to a single performer each season to honor a particularly memorable and outstanding company debut. The selection of Miss Graham, who amazed audiences with her exceptional vocal qualities and powerfully moving portrayal of the inexperienced “Tina” in Dominick Argento’s The Aspern Papers, was announced earlier this evening at the annual Board and Trustee Appreciation Dinner, sponsored by Sentient Jet and held in the Crescent Ballroom of the Rosewood Crescent Hotel. [Read more…]