The Dallas Opera will offer the remaining tickets for the three performances that will launch the company's exciting, new chamber opera series to the general public, in the nick of time for holiday gift giving. Single tickets for THE LIGHTHOUSE, a ghostly opera by Peter Maxwell Davies, are now available for $49 to $99 apiece, and can be purchased either online at dallasopera.org or by contacting the Dallas Opera Ticket Services Office at 214.443.1000.
This new production, with support from Jessie and Charles Price (additional support from Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Rose III, Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Phillips and corporate sponsor, American Express) will open on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7:30 PM in the Dallas Opera's first-ever performance in the high-techDee and Charles Wyly Theatre that serves as home to the Dallas Theater Center.
The work will be staged by the acclaimed artistic director of the DTC, Kevin Moriarty, in his opera debut, and conducted by the renowned Nicole Paiement, Artistic Director of Ensemble Parallèle (founded by Paiement in 1994 and dedicated to contemporary chamber opera and multidisciplinary projects) and theBluePrint Project, a San Francisco-based new music series, sponsored by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Scenic design for THE LIGHTHOUSE, the Dallas Opera's first artistic collaboration with the Dallas Theater Center, is by Tony Award nominee Beowulf Boritt, winner of a 2007 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Scenic Design.
Creating costumes for this 1980 British masterwork will be the task of Claudia Stephens in her Dallas Opera debut. Lighting design will be by Tyler Micoleau in his company debut, with wig and make-up design by Stephanie Williams.