FABIO LUISI conducts SUSAN GRAHAM mezzo-soprano THOMAS HAMPSON baritone DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS LEHÁR The Merry Widow selections Susan Graham lights up the Meyerson stage as Hanna Glawari, the fabulously wealthy widow of the title in Lehar's beloved operetta. Thomas Hampson shines as Danilo, Hanna's former flame who is supposed to woo and marry her in order to keep their fortunes. The DSO is excited to have international superstars join us for our annual gala. Susan Graham has been hailed as an"artist to treasure", by the New York Times and has risen to the highest echelon of international performers within just a few years. Thomas Hampson, America's foremost baritone and one of the most respected and innovative musicians of our time, has received international honors and awards for his captivating artistry and cultural leadership. Join us as we journey to Belle Époque Paris with selections from this charming and comical operetta brimming with musical colors.