The Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume “Swept Away” Any Doubts About The 2018-2019 Season

Eons ago Maurice Chevalier captivated great grandmamas with his smile, the twinkle in his eye and an ooh-la-la French accent. Maurice and his ways may only be seen in celluloid, but today his charisma is alive and well thanks to The Dallas Opera (TDO). That uber charming and disarming Frenchman is Emmanuel Villaume, TDO’s music director. On Thursday, January 25, he admitted … [Read more...]

MySweet2018Goals: Lynn McBee

According to The Dallas Opera Board of Directors Chair-Elect Lynn McBee, "Get on top of the clutter and piles that are everywhere!" … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Dr. Kern Wildenthal To Serve As Interim General Director/CEO Of The Dallas Opera Following Keith Cerny’s Resignation

With The Dallas Opera's General Director/ CEO Keith Cerny's announcing his resignation last Friday, the interim stand-in has just been revealed. According to The Dallas Opera Board Chair Holly Mayer, "As has been the case in the past, there is a need for an executive presence in the office during this transitional period, while the search committee prepares to begin its task … [Read more...]

JUST IN: The Dallas Opera’s GM/CEO Keith Cerny Resigns To Head Up Calgary Opera

The Dallas Opera's GM/CEO Keith Cerny has just turned in his resignation to take over the position of general director/CEO of Calgary Opera in January. During his seven-and-a-half years with the Dallas company, Keith presided over five consecutive balanced operating budgets and a host of artistic projects, expansions, and technical innovations.  These include a … [Read more...]

MySweetCharity Opportunity: First Sight/First Night

According to First Sight/First Night Co-Chairs Dianne B. and Mark H. LaRoe, Two of the most captivating fundraisers of the fall are First Sight Fashion Show and Luncheon and First Night Pre-Performance Dinner and After Party, The Dallas Opera’s season kick-off events. Important revenue is raised and awareness is gained for the company’s splendid 2017-2018 programming. … [Read more...]