Posts Tagged ‘bass’

Sawed Off Sick

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For a band that describes its origins as “from the depths of hell,” Dallas psychobilly outfit Sawed Off Sick writes some surprisingly singable and poignant tunes.


Still Crackin’

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December is Nutcracker month, and Texas Ballet Theater trots out its luxurious version of the popular Tchaikovsky Christmas story, offering four performances beginning Friday in Bass Performance Hall.



Russo-America on Pointe

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In a season-opening double-header, Metropolitan Classical Ballet has booked appearances in both Houston and Fort Worth this week.


Mad Margot

A new opera made for a note-filled and notable weekend.
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Even in the most opera-crazed cities on earth — New York, London, Milan, Vienna — the world premiere of a new full-length opera is not something that happens every week.



Opening Act

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The Fort Worth Opera’s first multi-week festival continues in earnest this weekend with performances of Verdi’s Falstaff, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, and Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at Bass Performance Hall.


Opera Season Takes Flight

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It’s taken over a year to put together, but the Fort Worth Opera’s new festival format will be unveiled Saturday with a performance of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly in Bass Performance Hall.



Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

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Under the baton of Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has become a vital musical force in the Southwest, challenging even the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for primacy.


Another Chest-Nut on the Open Fire

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Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s Russian version of The Nutcracker is the second major production of the holiday classic to come our way. The other is Texas Ballet Theater’s, a Royal Ballet-inspired affair at Bass Performanc...



Cliburn Times Three

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The Cliburn Concert Series returns this week, and there’s more than ever of it to enjoy. This fall, the series expands into three different venues, each with its own focus. Subsuming the old Modern at the Modern series, the C...


Birthday at the Bass

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The Fort Worth Symphony joins the rest of the world in celebrating Mozart’s 250th birthday with a four-day festival beginning tomorrow (Thu) in Bass Performance Hall. Mozart created an astonishing array of solo pieces, concer...