Sculpting Sounds

The Dallas Opera at the Nasher

March 4, 2018
2 p.m.

A new interdisciplinary partnership between The Dallas Opera and the Nasher Sculpture Center unites the performing arts with the visual arts in a new and exciting way. This program includes a performance by world-renowned musicians inspired by the museums special exhibitions or collection, followed by a gallery tour. Through this pairing, visitors gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of both art forms and the influences they have on one another within a shared theme, era, or culture. 

Experience a performance by Eugene Villanueva, inspired by the works of the 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates.

Eugene Villanueva, San Francisco native, has performed with the San Francisco Opera, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Theater Basel, Festival Puccini, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Michigan Opera Theater, Bunkamura Orchard Hall Japan and the Shanghai National Grand Theater in roles such as Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin, Figaro (Barber of Seville), Rodrigo (Don Carlo), Lescaut (Manon), Il conte Almaviva (Marriage of Figaro), Danilo (Merry Widow), Prince Yeletsky (Queen of Spades), Dandini (La Cenerentola), Marcello & Schaunard (La Bohème), Ping (Turandot), and Albert (Werther). He has been featured as soloist with San Francisco Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Toscanini Orchestra of Parma, the Göttinger Symphonie Orchester, the Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) Philharmonie and the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande.