Posts Tagged ‘Bass Hall’
Texas Ballet Theater’s version of DGV was quite a jolt.

TBT: On Pointe

Texas Ballet Theater rendered two contemporary pieces with aplomb.
Leonard Eureka
Taking on two hefty contemporary works for its season-opening program in Bass Performance Hall last weekend – Carlos Acosta’s Carmen and Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse – Texas Ballet Theater looked ...

B.J. Cleveland and Todd Hart dread the pennies in Theatre Arlington’s The Mystery of Irma Vep.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 30 - After The Lion King made a successful Broadway show, you figured other Disney animated musicals would follow. Sure enough, The Little Mermaid rolls into Bass Hall this week, modified somewhat from the show as it was or...

Velázquez’ “An Old Woman Cooking Eggs” is at the Kimbell’s new show.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 24 - George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman is rarely revived because of its length, and when it is, it’s often done without the third act (performed separately as Don Juan in Hell). However, National Theatre’s produc...


Robert Earl Keen Ponders Your Questions, Prepares For Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
Texas Music icon Robert Earl Keen Jr. has made almost 20 albums in his career, but none like his latest. He shares his love of bluegrass on Happy Prisoner, a tribute album of mostly traditional tunes. A friend of mine is a big ...

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History plays Humpback Whales in its IMAX theater.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 11 - Old warhorses and new music alike will be spotlighted at UNT’s Concerto Concert, featuring the music department’s brightest soloists. They’ll be performing arias by Stravinsky and Donizetti, as well as works by P...

Fei-Fei Dong plays a free concert at Fort Worth Library, Thursday.

Preludes to Nothing

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

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

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

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...