The Dallas Mavericks are pleased to announce a new initiative with The Dallas Opera (TDO), supporting TDO’s education and community engagement programs, beginning this season. Spearheaded by Mavericks Chief DEI Officer Gail O’Bannon – recently elected to serve on TDO’s Board of Directors – and TDO’s Director of Education Kristian Roberts, this initiative is designed to help both organizations build better communities in northeast Texas and achieve more equitable arts access for the next generation.Continue reading
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A tale of love, betrayal, and sacrifice, The Pearl Fishers centers around two friends, Nadir and Zurga, who vow to never let the love of a woman come between them and destroy their friendship. A mysterious priestess arrives to Ceylon, and Nadir recognizes her as his long lost love, Leïla, whom Zurga also loves.Continue reading
The Dallas Opera is pleased to open single ticket sales for the five outstanding productions of the 2017-2018 “Motives Unmasked!” Season on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (Central).
Single tickets starting at just $19 will be available to the general public online or, by contacting the friendly professionals at The Dallas Opera Ticket Office at 214-443-1000. Season subscriptions are already available, beginning at $95 for all five main stage productions. Continue reading
North Texas’ newest entertainment district and Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, The Star in Frisco, is the location for a free Dallas Opera Simulcast this weekend, the fifteenth in the company’s history.
A critically acclaimed production of Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini will be presented live this coming Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. from the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Continue reading
The Dallas Opera, in partnership with AT&T Stadium and with support from our founding sponsor, The Dallas Foundation, is extremely proud to present the company’s fourth stadium simulcast—and the tenth free Dallas Opera simulcast since 2010—scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX (1 AT&T Way, home of the Dallas Cowboys), a week from tomorrow.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. The curtain time for that evening’s live performance of Giacomo Puccini’s beloved 19th century masterpiece, LA BOHÈME, from the Shannon and Ted Skokos Stage in the Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas is 7:30 p.m. In between, stadium patrons will enjoy the 1957 Chuck Jones animated masterpiece, “What’s Opera, Doc?” courtesy of WB Classics, voted Number One of the “Fifty Greatest Cartoons of All Time” by a thousand members of the animation field. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
The Dallas Opera is thrilled to announce the winner of its inaugural, “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?” National Anthem Competition™. Keith Armstrong, 58, of Grand Prairie, Texas, was selected by popular vote from among five finalists. Nearly 1500 votes were cast to determine the winner.
Armstrong learned of the competition through a friend’s text. “They encouraged me to enter. Anytime I have an opportunity to sing the national anthem or “God Bless America”, I do. It’s my passion. I never served in the military so this is my chance to serve my country. I’m grateful for the opportunity to honor our country. I’m humbled to be included with those four other people, any one of which would have done a great job. I’m excited. It’s going to be a grand event!” said Armstrong. Continue reading