Posts Tagged ‘orchestra’
Before Dave Matthews and John Mayer, there was Billy Joel, a singer-songwriter who had the technical chops to satisfy progressive tastes and the ability to write the kind of simple, effective, no-nonsense lyrics that made mains...
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra‘s commitment to new music continues this weekend. Oh, Dvorák’s “From the New World” Symphony will be played as a sop to the traditionalists in the crowd, but the rest of th...
Thirty years ago, if you were in high school and you had a car, you almost had to have a sticker in your back window swearing fealty to either of two radio stations: KZEW/98-FM The Zoo or KTXQ/102-FM Q102.
Beethoven fans should be flocking to Bass Performance Hall this weekend for the Fort Worth Symphony’s three-day festival saluting the popular German composer. A different symphony will be heard each night: the Third, R...
After three years, FWSO finally completes its ambitious Mahler cycle.
Gustav Mahler was a talented but tyrannical orchestra conductor, a believer in numerological superstitions and a man whose workaholic habits so wrecked his marriage that he and his wife wound up consulting Sigmund Freud himself...
TBT revives Dracula and longs for a new eastward lair.
Not long after he took over Texas Ballet Theater five years ago, director Ben Stevenson produced Dracula.
The FWSO makes an impressive Carnegie Hall debut.
Here’s to the local symphony orchestras doing weird things with their programming.
Drummer Adonis Rose keeps taking giant steps toward putting the Fort on the jazz map.
When Adonis Rose arrived in Fort Worth a little more than two years ago, he found the jazz scene here a little lacking.