Posts Tagged ‘symphony’
See Wednesday.

Night & Day

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,...



Colossus and the Amazon Queen screens tonight at 10pm at The Grotto.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 Lots of sci-fi movies in the 1950s and ’60s featured lone men traveling to planets or distant lands populated only by hot women. For some reason, it was never the reverse. The Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club will u...


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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 13 Museum architecture is going to be on everybody’s mind next week (see Tuesday blurb, too), which is why Fort Worth Center for Architecture’s lecture this month is entitled Understanding Museum Architecture — Th...



Gunther Schuller receives a tribute at UTA, Sat.

Celebrating Composers

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Gunther Schuller turns 88 next week, and so UTA is holding a celebration of this composer who has led an extraordinary life. A sideman for Miles Davis on his Birth of the Cool album, Schuller gave up performing soon afterward f...


¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada runs thru April 6 at Amon Carter.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 23 Just in time for Día de los Muertos comes Amon Carter Museum’s new show ¡Hombre! Prints by José Guadalupe Posada. The Mexican printmaker died 100 years ago this year and was famed for his highly detailed prints ...



UNT Concert Orchestra plays a splashy program tonight at 8pm at Murchison Performing Arts Center.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 2 UNT Concert Orchestra plays a splashy program this evening, with pianist Gustavo Romero as soloist on Schumann’s Piano Concerto and Satie’s Gymnopédies. However, you may want to check out Georges Enescu’s Roman...


Paul Unger and Flipside will honor the music of Charles Mingus, Thu.

Mingus on the Flipside

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Don’t think simply because Fort Worth is short on dedicated jazz venues that this town is short on jazz talent — not by a long shot. One person on our list of notable jazzbos is Paul Unger, whose day job is as a bassist for...



Alessandro Deljavan’s wonderful performance probably had ’13 Cliburn jurors wondering why they didn’t send him to the finals.

Red Stars

The FWSO and Cliburn medalists pay tribute to the late pianist and the music he loved so much.
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In a tribute to the late Van Cliburn, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra turned its annual pre-season festival into a three-day all-Russian extravaganza last weekend. Each of the three programs featured a finalist from last spri...


The Van Cliburn Piano Competition goes on in his name.

Comes the Cliburn

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Thirty young pianists from 14 countries will converge on Bass Performance Hall on Friday to begin the 14th Quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the first to be held since the death of the pianist who gave hi...