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.
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!
Please note: The October 22 performance will be filmed for future distribution via digital stream. Programs and artists are subject to change.