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Dallas Opera. The Dallas Opera will be hosting Dallas’s first world premiere opera November 19. The Aspern Papers, based on Henry James’s novella, will be performed. The fall season will begin November 3 and ends December 23. The spring season runs February-May. Fall season performances will include Don Carlo, Carmen, and The Magic Flute. The sets for The Magic Flute will be designed by David Hockney. All shows are performed at the Music Hail at Fair Park. Tickets are $5-$60. For more information and tickets call 871-0090.

Dallas Ballet. The Dallas Ballet is back to present the best in classical and contemporary ballet. October through March. Two features this season will be The Nutcracker and Sunn Lake. Tickets are $8-$50. All shows will be performed at the Majestic Theater For more information, call 744-4396.

Fort Worth Ballet. The ballet’s season will begin in September and run through .April. Tickets are $3-$24. This season’s performances include Cinderella and The Nutcracker as well as three repertory performances: a Russian evening including Apollo, Rubies, and Brahms’s Waltzes: a French evening with Sylvia Variations, Concerto Baroc-co. and Joie De Vivre, and an American evening featuring Eight by Adler. The Four Temperaments, and Who Cares? All shows are performed at the Fort Wort/Tarrant County Convention Center Theater. For more information call (817) 763-0207.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Plays a variety of programs throughout the year, including classical, pops, educational. and the summer StarFest series. The main performance site is the Fair Park Music Hall. Music director and conductor: Eduardo Mata. The ’88-’89 season runs from September 9 through May 6. with highlights including Prokofiev’s The Gambler with the Dallas Symphony Chorus and Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op. 14 with fourteen-year-old Japanese violinist Mi Don, Subscribers may also buy tickets to the Subscriber Gala Bonus Specials, with performances by Leontyne Price, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, and Sir Colin Davis and the Bavarian Radio Symphony. Season ticket prices are from $33-$472.50 for six to twenty-one performances. Call 692-0203 for single-ticket and subscriber information.

Majestic Broadway Series. Features Broadway shows that come through town September through March. Ticket prices vary for each show and can be purchased through Rainbow-TicketMaster, 787-2000. For more information call 565-1116.

Lyric Opera of Dallas. With three operas performed yearly (this season’s offerings are Ruddigore, Yeoman of the Guard, and the Mikado), the Lyric Opera of Dallas may be found onstage at the Majestic Theatre. Ticket prices range from $10 to $34.50. 522-5653.

Shakespeare Festival of Dallas. This summer marks the 17th season of Dallas’s free summer Shakespeare festival, which runs for four weeks at the Fair Park Band Shell. The Taming of the Shrew will be presented June 14-26, and Julius Caesar, July 5-17; curtain is at 8:15 p.m.; no performances on Mondays. For more information contact the festival office at 1801 N. Lamar, Suite 110.75202. 954-0199.

Dallas Summer Musicals. The summer musicals, presented at the Music Hall at Fair Park, can be seen June 7-August 28. This season’s program includes The Sound of Musk starring Debby Boone, The Mystery of Edwin Brood. starring Jean Stapleton. The Man of LaMancha, starring Chita Rivera and the Radio City Rockettes. and Crease. starring Jack Wagner. Tickets are $5-$35 and can be purchased either through Rainbow-TickelMaster. 787-2000. or the Music Hall Box Office, 691-7200. For more information call 565-1116.

ArtsLine. A recorded message that gives information about exhibits and performances going on around Dallas. 522-2659.

Acts District Association. 953-1270.

Dallas Black Dance Theater. 371-1170.

Dallas Chamber Orchestra. 826-6974.

Dallas Civic Music Association. 871-1182.

Dallas Jazz Orchestra. 644-88.13.

Dallas Music Hall. 565-1116.

Dallas Repertory Theater. Box office. .569-8966; theater.692-5611.

Dallas Theater Center. 263-1709: season tickets, 526-2610.

Dancers Unlimited Repertory Company. 522-8988.

Division of Cultural Affairs. 670-3687.

Creenville Avenue Pocket Sandwich Theater. 821-1860.

Irving Center of Cultural Arts. 252-7558.

Piano Chamber Orchestra. 964-1557.

Plaza Theater. 363-7000.

Theatre Three. 871-3300.

West End Cabaret. 742-4800.

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