A young Dame Joan Sutherland in her dressing room at Dallas Opera.
Since 1957, when the legendary American-born Greek soprano Maria Callas opened the company with an unforgettable performance in front of Dallas audiences, The Dallas Opera (TDO) has continued to mark its place as one of the foremost opera companies in the world.
With over 300 productions and counting, fabled U.S. debuts from world-renowned artists including Dame Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballé, Teresa Berganza, designer/director Franco Zeffirelli, director Sir David McVicar, and costume designer Peter J. Hall, and a commitment to both tradition and innovation, TDO’s past and present is now within reach.
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Note: All opera titles are listed in their original language.