You know the tunes—you’ll love the stars!
From “Nessun dorma” to “La mamma morta”—enjoy this cavalcade of iconic showstoppers!
Famous arias and ensembles from Puccini’s Turandot; Verdi’s Aida, Mefistofele, Otello, and Macbeth; Mozart’s Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro; Verdi’s Il trovatore; Boito’s Mefistofele; Handel’s Agrippina; Britten’s Peter Grimes; and more!
The music that makes people fall in love with opera forever…
Hear a constellation of international stars, including sopranos Maria Agresta, Kathryn Lewek, Ewa Płonka, and Lauren Snouffer—countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen—tenor Gregory Kunde—baritone Gabriele Viviani—and bass-baritones Mark S. Doss and Michael Sumuel.
Featuring The Dallas Opera Orchestra conducted by Maestro Emmanuel Villaume.
The Stars of Opera’s Greatest Hits!
Maria Agresta – This Italian soprano is a favorite at companies including Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Met.
Kathryn Lewek – Her Salzburg Festival performances drew rave reviews, including “A wonderful comedienne and a spectacular singer.”—LA Times
Ewa Płonka – You’ll love this Polish soprano star who excels in big dramatic roles like Tosca and Turandot. Please note: Soprano Alexandra Loutsion replaces Ewa Płonka on October 30.
Lauren Snouffer – A Texas native, she’s hailed as one of the most versatile and vivacious sopranos on the international scene.
Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen – From cantor to countertenor sensation, Cohen is “extravagantly gifted.”—San Francisco Chronicle
Gregory Kunde – A big-time singer with a big-time voice, this tenor superstar will rock the Winspear with Puccini’s “Nessun dorma”!
Gabriele Viviani – He’ll thrill audiences with one of Verdi’s greatest masterworks—the aria in which the murderous Macbeth contemplates his bleak future.
Mark S. Doss – This Grammy Award-winning phenom will have everyone cheering with two famous arias from two iconic “bad guys” —Don Giovanni and Mefistofele!
Michael Sumuel – As Figaro, this proud son of Texas wowed audiences in San Francisco—and he’ll do it again in Dallas!
NOTE: The October 22 performance will be filmed for future distribution via digital stream on thedallasopera.TV.
Online sales close two hours prior to performance start time. Walk-up sales welcome at the Winspear Box Office, which opens 90 minutes before each performance.
View the full program here or in the Flip Book below. Programs and artists are subject to change.
Health & Safety Protocols: Face masks are required for indoor performances when moving about the venue and when seated, regardless of vaccination status. Fall 2021 events will be limited to 50% capacity to allow for social distancing. Visit attpac.org/public-health for safety protocols and policies, including detailed information about ventilation and sanitization procedures. Visit dallasopera.org/covid for more details on how to prepare for your visit.