The Dallas Opera – Rigoletto is a jester paid to make others laugh in the court of Mantua. But when his daughter is cruelly seduced by the Duke, he stops being funny and launches an elaborate plot to avenge his beloved child. But everything goes terribly wrong. Music Director Emmanuel Villaume conducts this Dallas Opera co-production with Houston Grand Opera and The Atlanta Opera, which is sung in Italian with English supertitles. Tickets start at $15 with a student ID. This will be held Oct. 8, 12, 14 and 16.
Night Market – Four Corners Brewing Co will present Viernesito, a curated night market, held every first Friday of the month. The night market features local vendors, a live DJ, food pop-ups and more. The next market will be held on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Flamenco Festival – Ida Y Vuelta Flamenco presents Flamenco Fever: “Memorias Flamencas,” featuring the father of flamenco jazz, Jorge Pardo, a world-renowned flute and saxophone artist.This concert will serve as the grand finale of the Oak Cliff Flamenco Festival VIII on Oct. 8. Flamenco music and dance are riveting Spanish art form spotlighting heart-pounding percussion, fast footwork and renowned musicians. The Festival celebrates a sophisticated and intense art form. Admission starts at $22.
Nasher Sculpture Center – The Nasher Sculpture Center will present Magali Reus: “A Sentence in Soil.” In her second major U.S. show, Dutch-born, London-based artist Magali Reus presents an installation that examines the relationships between people and objects through the distortion of common images. Student admission starts at $5. The closing day of this show will be Oct. 9.
The Doobie Brothers Live – The Doobie Brothers come to Dallas as part of their 50th anniversary tour, in support of their 2021 album, “Liberté”. Tickets start at $70. They will play at the Majestic Theater on Oct. 7.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra – Virtuosic pianist Hélène Grimaud returns to Dallas to perform Brahms’ “First Piano Concerto,” the composer’s first performed orchestral work. Oct. 7-9. Tickets start at $20.