The Dallas Opera presents First Night 2017

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Dianne and Mark LaRoe
Dianne and Mark LaRoe Photo by Lara Bierner

The Dallas Opera will present its magnificent kick-off event of the 2017-2018 Season, First Night. Dedicated philanthropists Dianne and Mark H. LaRoe chair the festivities and Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger are Honorary Chairs. The Presenting Sponsor is Deutsche Bank Wealth Management.

The evening begins with a red carpet entrance followed by a pre-performance dinner which will be inspired by the opera Samson & Dalila, and is chaired by Betty and Steve Suellentrop. The event takes place in Sammons Park in an elegant tent, and will be catered by culinary master Wolfgang Puck.

Event Details



Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201


Ticket Info

$1,000 and up.