Posts Tagged ‘fort worth symphony orchestra’
Scott Jessup recently spoke to audience members at Bass Performance Hall about the proposed wage cuts. Photo by Edward Brown.

Cutting In

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians say no to a proposed second round of pay cuts.
Edward Brown
Like many of their colleagues nationwide, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians would rather forget 2010. That was when they took a 13.5 percent pay cut to shore up an $819,000 loss in revenue. The nation was reeling from the...

Steven Booth and Kyle Taylor Parker kick up their (high) heels in Kinky Boots at Bass Hall.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 21 - If you’re keen to hear photographers talk about their work, the Arlington Camera Lecture Series holds its very first lecture this evening at UTA. Alec Soth discusses Gathered Leaves, his mid-career retrospective cont...

Dracula is easily one of TBT’s most popular productions. And for good reason.

Lusty Dracula

Texas Ballet Theater’s spooktacular classic was a rip-roaring blast.
Leonard Eureka
In his 27 years leading the Houston Ballet, Ben Stevenson choreographed many full-length ballets, from Swan Lake to Don Quixote and beyond, including four of his own creations: The Snow Maiden, Peer Gynt, Cleopatra, and Dracula...

Julie Boulianne sings Berlioz with FWSO.

Witold You So

Fort Worth Weekly
The Polish composer Witold Lutosławski (pronounce the “ł” like a “w” and the “w”s like “v”s) isn’t as famous as his Russian contemporary Dmitri Shostakovich, but he had similar troubles with the Communist au...

Maybe this guy will show up to the Mexico vs. Argentina game at AT&T Stadium, Tuesday.

Night & Day

Fort Worth Weekly
Wed 2 - Having avoided the sophomore slump with their album This Is All Yours from last year, the British group alt-J has proved themselves a band of many moods, ranging from aloof and refined to snarling and primitive. You can...

David Courcheron plays with FWSO’s Classical Masters Festival. Photo by Jeff Roffman.

Mostly Mozart

Fort Worth Weekly
We all know classical music as what’s traditionally played in the concert hall as opposed to clubs or stadiums, but Classical music (with a capital “c”) is specific to Western music written in the 18th and early 19th cent...

Concerts in the garden

Concert Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts in the Garden, “Star Wars & Beyond”

Edward Brown
Fort Worthians take pride in supporting a wide range of cultural events, but few programs have achieved the popularity of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra summer series, Concerts in the Garden. Now celebrating its 25th anniver...


Orchestrating Success

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra produces more than simply outstanding musicians.
Edward Brown
Though everyone onstage was wearing casual clothes, not everyone looked relaxed. The adults had nothing to worry about. Professional musicians with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, they had played Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overtur...

Olga Parlora and Yegeny Afinogenov dance at Mejia Ballet International’s spring concert.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 20 - David Hare’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers received glowing notices when it debuted in London six months ago, and now you can watch a broadcast of that production. Based on Katherine Boo’s reporting, the play docum...

Bring your own cup to the Modern’s sing-along screening of Pitch Perfect, Fri.


Kristian Lin
Wed 13 - During last summer’s World Cup in Brazil, bartenders there made variations of the caipirinha using ingredients from the various countries involved (sake, vodka, Campari, Steinhäger). You can enjoy the combination of...