Posts Tagged ‘orchestra’
Abi Oxley and AJ Azer create a familiar tableau in a new venue in Artisan Center Theater’s Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 Artisan Center Theater’s current production of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty might appeal to the crowd that bought tickets to Maleficent this summer, but it’s worth seeing just as much for the troupe’s new 150-seat...


National Theatre Live brings King Lear to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Wednesday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Sam Mendes’ staging of King Lear won rave reviews for its conception of Shakespeare’s tragic hero as a genocidal dictator and its opulent staging. (The Guardian opened its review with, “It would be worth it for...



See Wednesday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪23 Tonight’s performance of UNT Symphony Orchestra figures to be emotional, as longtime voice professors Linda DiFiore joins the ensemble before her retirement. The mezzo-soprano will sing Brahms’ anguished, questing...


Joyce Yang plays Gershwin with FWSO.

Nielsen Rating

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Undoubtedly the greatest classical music figure to come from Denmark, Carl Nielsen has been steadily gaining appreciation in the last few decades. The composer wrote a number of orchestral works between the 1890s and the 1920s,...



Retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra at Winspear Hall Wednesday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 There will be many misty eyes at Winspear Hall when retiring trumpet professor Keith Johnson gives his farewell performance with UNT Symphony Orchestra. He’ll be playing as part of Shostakovich’s First Piano Conce...


George Takei narrates FWSO’s Sci-Fi Spectacular.

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In this era of audience segmentation, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is targeting the geeks with its Sci-Fi Spectacular. Guest conductor Jack Everly will conduct music from science-fiction films and TV shows, and Star Trek star ...



Legendary composer Philip Glass will conduct his ensemble at Bass Hall, Tue.

Blood-Curdling

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In preparation for the 1999 reissue of Tod Browning’s classic horror film Dracula, Universal Studios commissioned Philip Glass to compose a soundtrack. The result has become a concert hall favorite (with or without the accomp...


Ron Nief and Tom McBride lecture at UNT Wed, Sept 18.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 18 If you’re a professor, it’s a tad embarrassing to refer to The Fresh Prince of Bel Air or The Spice Girls and find out you’ve dated yourself. That’s why Ron Nief and Tom McBride created the Beloit College Min...



Unfamiliar Strains

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Well-regarded in his usual job as associate conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, guest conductor Rossen Milanov takes the podium for this weekend’s Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra concerts, and he’ll be performing a nice-...


FWSO’s American Celebration

No redneck rockers, thankfully. Just the holy trinity of Copland, Bernstein, and Gershwin.
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In a dramatic change of direction, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra turned its focus from traditional European fare to American theater and concert music for FWSO’s annual pre-season festival in Bass Performance Hall last we...