Film Fusion: ‘Sunken Garden’ at Dallas Opera
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Film Fusion: ‘Sunken Garden’ at Dallas Opera

A war has been waging for centuries: words versus music…which is more important in opera?

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Doomed Love: <em>La Traviata</em> at Dallas Opera
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Doomed Love: La Traviata at Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera’s superb production of the world’s most frequently performed opera, Giuseppe Verdi’s La…

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Vocal Heroics: Clifton Forbis Returns To Dallas Opera
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Haunted Melodies: <em>Turn of the Screw</em> at The Dallas Opera
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Haunted Melodies: Turn of the Screw at The Dallas Opera

Benjamin Britten’s opera Turn of the Screw, which first premiered in 1954, is not simply…

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Opera That Soars: <em>Madame Butterfly</em> at The Dallas Opera
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Opera That Soars: Madame Butterfly at The Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera’s 2017 centerpiece production of the Puccini classic Madame Butterfly opened Friday night…

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Victory at Sea: <em>Moby-Dick</em> at The Dallas Opera
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Victory at Sea: Moby-Dick at The Dallas Opera

“Melville put the whole universe into Moby-Dick,” my companion said before the curtain rose on…

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All About the Music: Tchaikovsky’s <i>Eugene Onegin</i> at the Dallas Opera
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All About the Music: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Dallas Opera

A scene from The Dallas Opera’s Eugene Onegin. Credit: Karen Almond/Dallas Opera The piano is…

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Juicy roles bring Stephen Costello back to Dallas Opera
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Juicy roles bring Stephen Costello back to Dallas Opera

Stephen Costello thinks back to when he agreed to perform in a then-unfinished opera.

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Classics & Connections: The Dallas Opera’s 2016/17 Season
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Classics & Connections: The Dallas Opera’s 2016/17 Season

The Dallas Opera's 60th season is back to basics, with three classics of the Western…

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Women at the Podium: The Dallas Opera Institute for Women Conductors
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Women at the Podium: The Dallas Opera Institute for Women Conductors

Last year, the Dallas Opera embarked on a 20-year plan to change the world of…

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Dream Team: Terrence McNally and Jake Heggie Collaborate on Great Scott at Dallas Opera
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Dream Team: Terrence McNally and Jake Heggie Collaborate on Great Scott at Dallas Opera

In his new work, an opera singer would perform the national anthem at the Super…

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Viva! Dallas Opera
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Viva! Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera has appointed a new music director—only the third person ever to be…

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New Music Director for Dallas Opera
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New Music Director for Dallas Opera

General Director and CEO Keith Cerny announced Frenchman Emmanuel Villaume as the 56 year old…

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Dallas Opera Opening Night SOLD OUT!
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Dallas Opera Opening Night SOLD OUT!

The Dallas Opera is thrilled to report that the first performance of the 2012-2013 Season,…

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Staying in Tune at Dallas Opera
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Staying in Tune at Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera hit a sour note months ago when it abruptly announced the cancellation…

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Opera in Israel with Dallas Connections
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Opera in Israel with Dallas Connections

Hannah Munitz's face lit up when I asked her about the Israeli Opera’s production of…

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Close to the Ground: Lily Cabatu Weiss Leads the Dallas Arts District Forward
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Close to the Ground: Lily Cabatu Weiss Leads the Dallas Arts District Forward

Making Dallas a Global Dance City: A New Season at TITAS Presents
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Making Dallas a Global Dance City: A New Season at TITAS Presents

Dallas dance-lovers are proud that a dance-centric presenter like TITAS Presents exists in their city—and…

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Galerie Frank Elbaz and <em>Meandering Abstractly</em> in Dallas
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Galerie Frank Elbaz and Meandering Abstractly in Dallas

As a timely acknowledgment of how lively things are in the Dallas art scene, Parisian…

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The Great Outdoors: <em>Electra</em> at Dallas Theater Center
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The Great Outdoors: Electra at Dallas Theater Center

It’s the first day of rehearsals for Electra (April 4-May 2), and Dallas Theater Center…

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Small But Mighty: Fort Worth Opera Moves Forward With World Premiere
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Small But Mighty: Fort Worth Opera Moves Forward With World Premiere

Belt-tightening is all too familiar in the arts, but it doesn’t mean a group’s vision…

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Primed for Growth:  Is Dallas the Country’s Next Hub for New Plays?
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Primed for Growth: Is Dallas the Country’s Next Hub for New Plays?

What is theater that doesn’t reflect contemporary realities? What kind of life can theatrical storytelling…

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Doing Well By Doing Good: Dallas Black Dance Theatre at 40
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Doing Well By Doing Good: Dallas Black Dance Theatre at 40

Forty years in the business – that fact has quietly crept up on Dallas Black…

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Housing the Drama: An Update on Dallas Theater Spaces
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Housing the Drama: An Update on Dallas Theater Spaces

Experimental plays and intimate dramas set in homes typically belong in black box theaters. The…

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Wonder & A Whale: Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer Transform American Classics into Opera
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Wonder & A Whale: Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer Transform American Classics into Opera

This November, Moby-Dick journeys safely back to its home port, as the Dallas Opera once…

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Artspace Crackdown in Dallas
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Artspace Crackdown in Dallas

Daring Dance in Dallas: Charles Santos on the 2016/17 TITAS Season
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Daring Dance in Dallas: Charles Santos on the 2016/17 TITAS Season

Dallas is a strong dance city for many reasons, TITAS Presents at AT&T Performing Arts…

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<em>Letters without an Address</em>:  K. Yoland Explores Dallas’ Hidden History
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Letters without an Address: K. Yoland Explores Dallas’ Hidden History

In the spring of 1921, the recently established Dallas chapter of the Ku Klux Klan…

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Dallas Art Fair: Student Sunday on April 17th
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Dallas Art Fair: Student Sunday on April 17th

The Dallas Art Fair in collaboration with Arts+Culture Texas magazine announces Student Sunday on April…

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Fort Worth Opera Comes Into its Own
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Fort Worth Opera Comes Into its Own

There’s a lot for the Fort Worth Opera Festival to celebrate this year: the company…

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New Music in Dallas: Voices of Change Lives Up to its Name
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New Music in Dallas: Voices of Change Lives Up to its Name

Playing in the Dallas Symphony, Dallas Opera Orchestra and other ensembles offers plenty of fulfillment.…

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Music & Milestones: Dallas Bach Society’s Spring Season
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Music & Milestones: Dallas Bach Society’s Spring Season

Sure, J.S. Bach is the most revered composer of his time. But the society goes…

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Ancient Airs: New York Baroque Dance Company Performs with Dallas Bach Society and Ars Lyrica
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Ancient Airs: New York Baroque Dance Company Performs with Dallas Bach Society and Ars Lyrica

There are two opportunities in Texas to experience the wonder of Catherine Turocy's New York…

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Musings:  On Dallas, symphony orchestras and the future
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Musings: On Dallas, symphony orchestras and the future

DIY In Dallas
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DIY In Dallas

Drama in Dallas
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Drama in Dallas

Dallas struggles with its identity. If the three big cities of Texas were familial stereotypes,…

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New Opera for a New Millennium
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New Opera for a New Millennium

Opera Season Opens Across Texas
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Opera Season Opens Across Texas

Texas opera fans need to get out their castanets and start practicing the seguidilla.

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DallasSITES: Available Space
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Dance Ambassadors Return to Dallas
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Dance Ambassadors Return to Dallas

After a 20-year absence, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to North Texas for three…

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