Posts Tagged ‘Bass Hall’
Fei-Fei Dong plays a free concert at Fort Worth Library, Thursday.

Preludes to Nothing

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In the time of Bach, preludes were a genre of small musical pieces for the keyboard intended to introduce a larger work. However, in 1815 the German composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel published a set of piano preludes that were mea...


Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer in Texas Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty.

A Prince’s Kiss

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Texas Ballet Theater continues its run of Tchaikovsky ballets with season-opening performances of Sleeping Beauty this weekend in Bass Performance Hall. The sparkling production was designed by Tony Award-winning Desmond Heeley...



Bass night

Bass Hall Resident Arts Groups Fight To Keep Free Parking – Updated

Edward Brown
Bass Performance Hall’s resident arts groups — the Van Cliburn Foundation, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra — are sounding the alarm after being notified that they may soon lose ac...


Anna Clyne’s

Three Solos

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Concertos were conceived as a showpiece for one instrument backed by an orchestra, but in 1803 Beethoven came up with the idea of highlighting the piano, violin, and cello in a concerto. By moving a piano trio front and center,...



Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

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Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra resumes its place in the pit and will be heard again next season...


Sean Panikkar stars in The Pearl Fishers at Fort Worth Opera.

Opera Stories

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The Fort Worth Opera festival takes the stage at Bass Hall this week, and it promises to be an event that will spur conversations for weeks. The main attraction will be tenor Sean Panikkar, who starred as Rodolfo in La Bohème ...



Nostalghia screens at 6:30pm Wednesday at TCU's KinoMonda.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 15 Other film series might start off the new year with something to ease us back into the regular routine. Not KinoMonda. TCU’s foreign film series plunges us into the deep end with Nostalghia, a 1983 movie by the aus...


The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Kimbell’s new Renzo Piano Pavilion is still making waves six weeks after it opened, and the folks at Fort Worth Center for Architecture hope to capitalize on that with their Design Talk this week. The lecture ...



The composer takes in Bass Hall before his performance of Dracula.

Philip Glass’ Dracula: Bloody Good

EDWARD BROWN
The classical music scene in Fort Worth is all too often one of weak attendance figures and stale, centuries-old programming. Last Tuesday’s performance of Dracula: The Music and Film by Philip Glass and his namesake ensemble...


Dixie’s Tupperware Party runs thru Sun at Van Cliburn Recital Hall.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 1 Have no fear, home saleswomen, because Dixie Longate is back. The Alabama housewife, a.k.a. Kris Andersson, takes centerstage in Dixie’s Tupperware Party, a one-person show about her dazzling success selling those i...