Posts Tagged ‘string’

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 16 In antiquity, artists seldom gave names to their works. In the 19th century, everyone did. Then in the 20th century, many artists stopped the practice. Kimbell deputy director Malcolm Warner tries to find what’s behi...


Metamorphoses, Apocalypses

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The annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival is always good for a few pieces of music that you’ve never heard before, and this year’s program is no exception. Besides the usual component of Beethoven and Brahms, this year’s fe...



Eight Strings + 88

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TCU’s annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival won’t happen until the summer, but this week still offers two performances for lovers of the sound of string quartets, both with TCU ties. Tamás Ungár is best known around these p...


Pluck

JEFF PRINCE
Frank Whetstine has reinvented something almost as commonplace and universally accepted as the wheel: the plastic guitar pick. The flat, triangular pick favored for decades by folk strummers, country pickers, and rock ‘n&...



The Lang Way Around

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Lang Lang became interested in classical music the same way that many of us took our first interest in it: through Saturday morning cartoons.


Long String Instrument

The Show
Even music lovers who’ve never even heard the term New Music might find something engaging about New Music practitioner Ellen Fullman’s upcoming performances at Will Rogers Memorial Center



Klezmer Tango

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Fort Worth’s cultural institutions continue to do their part to show us classical music as a vibrant, growing contemporary thing.


Mimir for 10 Years

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For the world, 1997 brought the Spice Girls and the death of Princess Diana, but here in Fort Worth it gave birth to something happier: the Mimir Chamber Music Festival. Musicians from the Chicago Symphony and Cleveland Orchest...



Movies and Mimir

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The Mimir Chamber Music Festival returns once again to restore intimacy and rigor to Fort Worth’s classical music scene after the Concerts in the Garden. This year’s event features a few new musicians and the same mix of fa...