DALLAS OPERA NEWS COVERAGE

Granbury Opera House Announces Children's Series, Summer Camps Photo Granbury Opera House Announces Children's Series, Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2019

Granbury Theatre Academy announced a Children's Series and summer camps to be held at the historic Granbury Opera House....
Dallas Opera Celebrates Puccini In March Mini-Fest Photo Dallas Opera Celebrates Puccini In March Mini-Fest
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2019

The Dallas Opera presents a month-long mini-fest during the month of March, in celebration of one of the greatest and most influential composers in the history of opera: Giacomo Puccini....
Fort Worth Opera Announces Partnership With Local School District For Educational Ope Photo Fort Worth Opera Announces Partnership With Local School District For Educational Opera FUNatics Program
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2019

Fort Worth Opera (FWO), a mission-driven nonprofit, is excited to announce today that the company's music education program, Opera FUNatics, will soon be implemented by eight Fort Worth ISD music teachers. Beginning in March of 2019, six elementary schools and two middle schools will teach this insp...
The Dallas Opera Presents FABIANO, HYMEL & POLENZANI Photo The Dallas Opera Presents FABIANO, HYMEL & POLENZANI
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to present three of the most sought-after tenors of the 21st century as they perform a tremendously exciting program of classic opera arias, Broadway favorites and American standards....
Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN; Reschedules Simulcast Photo Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN; Reschedules Simulcast
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to present the second production of the 2018-2019 “Swept Away” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, Carmen, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. Carmen opens at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 20...
Internationally Acclaimed Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán To Perform in Fort Worth Opera's Photo Internationally Acclaimed Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán To Perform in Fort Worth Opera's Mariachi Opera
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

Fort Worth Opera (FWO) proudly announced today the news that legendary Mexican ensemble Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan will be prominently featured in the company's 2019 production of El Pasado Nunca se Termina (The Past is Never Finished). Called "The Best Mariachi in Jalisco," this phenomenal group fro...
THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Opens The Dallas Opera Season Photo THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Opens The Dallas Opera Season
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2018

The Dallas Opera is extremely proud to present the season opener of the company's grand 2018-2019 "Swept Away" Season: Richard Wagner's haunting nineteenth-century masterpiece, The Flying Dutchman (Der fliegende Hollander), a work not seen on The Dallas Opera stage since January of 1994....
The Linda And Mitch Hart Institute For Women Conductors Class Of 2018 Announced Photo The Linda And Mitch Hart Institute For Women Conductors Class Of 2018 Announced
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the twelve distinguished professionals (six conductors, two administrators, and four observers) selected to participate in the fourth annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place Oct. 2...
Fort Worth Opera Adds Fall Production and Children's Opera Theatre Performances Photo Fort Worth Opera Adds Fall Production and Children's Opera Theatre Performances
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2018

Fort Worth Opera is thrilled to announce the addition of Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel to the 2018-2019 season, and elementary student performances of Three Pigs Remix, presented through the company's acclaimed Children's Opera Theatre program....
Margo Jefferson To Give Keynote Lecture at 2019 Fort Worth Opera Festival Photo Margo Jefferson To Give Keynote Lecture at 2019 Fort Worth Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2018

Fort Worth Opera proudly announced today the news that distinguished author, cultural critic, and academic Margo Jefferson will deliver a keynote lecture on The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess at Bass Performance Hall, Saturday, April 27, as part of the opening weekend of the 2019 Fort Worth Opera Festiva...
Fort Worth Opera Announces World Premiere Opera COMPANIONSHIP & Full Casting For 2019 Photo Fort Worth Opera Announces World Premiere Opera COMPANIONSHIP & Full Casting For 2019 Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today the casts and creative teams for the 2019 Festival season, including the world premiere of composer-librettist Rachel J. Peters's delightfully wicked opera, Companionship. Adapted from the short story by internationally bestselling author Arthur Phillips, t...
Dallas Opera Announces 2018 Chairpeople Photo Dallas Opera Announces 2018 Chairpeople
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the chairpersons for two of the most important fund-raising events on the 2018 Social Calendar: the FIRST SIGHT fashion show and luncheon being chaired by Joyce Goss, and the exciting festivities surrounding FIRST NIGHT of the new season, chaired by Shelle and M...
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Renews $500k Dallas Opera Grant Photo The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Renews $500k Dallas Opera Grant
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

The Dallas Opera has been awarded a second consecutive $500,000 matching grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the company's successful program to advance the careers of exceptionally talented women: "The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera."The...
BWW Interview: Audrey Cardwell of BRIGHT STAR at Winspear Opera House Photo BWW Interview: Audrey Cardwell of BRIGHT STAR at Winspear Opera House
by Kyle Christopher West - June 08, 2018

It was exactly three years ago that I first spoke with Audrey Cardwell. At that time, she was in the ensemble of CINDERELLA on tour, often stepping in for the title character opposite her boyfriend, Andy Huntington Jones (who later starred in CATS on Broadway). Since then, her life has continued to ...
Dallas Opera Announces Cast Change for DON GIOVANNI Photo Dallas Opera Announces Cast Change for DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that American baritone Craig Verm will perform the role of Don Giovanni in the three remaining performances of a critically acclaimed production from Lyric Opera of Chicago.  The Charron and Peter Denker Rising Star was originally cast as Masetto in this star-...
Dallas Opera Presents Mozart's DON GIOVANNI Photo Dallas Opera Presents Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to present one of the most talked about Mozart productions of the decade: DON GIOVANNI in a critically acclaimed production created by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls for Lyric Opera of Chicago and conducted by Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume....
Six Composer-Librettist Teams Selected for Fort Worth Opera's Diverse 2018 Showcase Photo Six Composer-Librettist Teams Selected for Fort Worth Opera's Diverse 2018 Showcase
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2018

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today the names of the six composer and librettist teams whose unpublished works have been selected for the company's sixth annual, critically-acclaimed new works series, Frontiers - funded in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Held during the final week of...
Dallas Opera Calls on Public For Extras For DON GIOVANNI Photo Dallas Opera Calls on Public For Extras For DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

This may be your chance to appear on the stage of the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in fabulous costumes with world-class opera singers. The Dallas Opera is seeking women and men, in non-singing/non-speaking roles for our upcoming production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's DON GIOVAN...
Dallas Opera Presents the US Premiere of SUNKEN GARDEN Photo Dallas Opera Presents the US Premiere of SUNKEN GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2018

This may be the first time in the U.S. that 3-D glasses will be handed out to patrons as they enter an opera house. The fourth production of The Dallas Opera's decidedly adventurous 61st Season is SUNKEN GARDEN, an opera by Dutch composer/director Michel van der Aa with a libretto by acclaimed Scien...
Outstanding Semi-Finalists Announced For Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition! Photo Outstanding Semi-Finalists Announced For Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition!
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2018

Twenty of the finest young opera singers in the United States will be competing in the 30th Annual Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition presented, jointly, by The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Opera Guild....
The Dallas Opera Announces 62nd International Season Photo The Dallas Opera Announces 62nd International Season
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its spectacular 2018-2019 Season, "Swept Away," consisting of five captivating mainstage productions, including a passionate Puccini pairing during the month of March, designed to melt the last blast of winter, followed by the company's first-ever Falstaff....
THE RING OF POLYKRATES Comes to The Dallas Opera Photo THE RING OF POLYKRATES Comes to The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2018

A sizzling blend of domestic comedy and romance, symphonic music and opera, thrilling virtuosity and extraordinary artistry, will melt the icy grip of winter this February as The Dallas Opera presents a once-in-a-lifetime pairing: Erich Wolfgang Korngold's rarely performed 1916 opera, The Ring of Po...
Dallas Opera Names Interim General Director & CEO Photo Dallas Opera Names Interim General Director & CEO
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2017

The Dallas Opera has announced the appointment of longtime Dallas Opera Board member, Executive Committee member, and former Board Chairman Kern Wildenthal as Interim General Director and CEO of the company. He will serve in a volunteer capacity, with no compensation, until a permanent general dire...
Soprano Nadine Sierra to Perform Recital at The Dallas Opera This Winter Photo Soprano Nadine Sierra to Perform Recital at The Dallas Opera This Winter
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2017

The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series will feature American soprano, Nadine Sierra, winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award and the 2009 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Finals, in an exclusive recital produced by The Dallas Opera....