See The Robots’ Dressing Room

In February, The Dallas Opera is producing Death and the Powers, a modern, tech-savvy opera by composer/MIT professor Tod Machover. The details of what goes on behind the scenes of any opera are fascinating, but production design takes on a whole new dimension when an opera involves robots. At 3 p.m. Sunday, The Dallas Opera Guild presents a free lecture by TDO director of production John Toia. This is a great chance to get all of your most pressing “How do they do that?” questions answered. And, as a reward for spending your Sunday afternoon educating yourself on the nitty-gritty of opera productions, the Guild is offering a reception after the lecture upstairs in the opera’s sleek, still shiny and new administrative offices, complete with free wine and hors d’oeuvres. Doors at the Winspear Opera House open at 2:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, visit
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
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Katie Womack
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