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DALLAS CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Classical Music in Dallas.

Lindsey Stirling Announces SNOW WALTZ CHRISTMAS TOUR; Tickets On Sale Friday, Septemb Photo Lindsey Stirling Announces SNOW WALTZ CHRISTMAS TOUR; Tickets On Sale Friday, September 16
by A.A. Cristi - September 12, 2022

Award-winning pop-violinist Lindsey Stirling has announced her new Snow Waltz tour of North America, in support of her newest album Snow Waltz, where she'll bring the holiday spirit from coast to coast. Beginning in Grand Prairie, TX on November 17th and culminating in a special show on December 23r...
New Details Announced for 2022 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition; Ticke Photo New Details Announced for 2022 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition; Tickets on Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 11, 2022

The Cliburn has announced the new details of the eighth edition of the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older. Originally scheduled for May 2020 and postponed due to the pandemic, the Amateur Competition will now take place October 12–18, 2022...
Plano Symphony Orchestra Keeps Kids Moving with Summer Family Concert Series in Frisc Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Keeps Kids Moving with Summer Family Concert Series in Frisco
by Grace Cutler - June 23, 2022

Performers from the Plano Symphony Brass & Percussion will perform two daytime concerts encompassing the theme Let’s Dance! on Sunday, July 10 at 3 & 4:30 PM....
Tickets on Sale Now to Plano Symphony Orchestra's Concert at the 2022 H-E-B | Central Photo Tickets on Sale Now to Plano Symphony Orchestra's Concert at the 2022 H-E-B | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 15, 2022

As previously announced in May, as part of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s 40th Anniversary Season and in partnership with the H-E-B | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival, the PSO will open this year’s festival a day early with a special outdoor community concert on Thursday, September 22 at 7 PM....
Plano Symphony Orchestra To Perform Outdoor Concert At The 2022 H-E-B | Central Marke Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra To Perform Outdoor Concert At The 2022 H-E-B | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

As part of the Plano Symphony Orchestra's 40th Anniversary Season – Celebrating Connections and in partnership with the H-E-B | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival, the PSO is honored to play a role in opening this year's festival a day early with a special outdoor community concert on Thursday, S...
Dallas Symphony Orchestra to Present TOY STORY Live in Concert Photo Dallas Symphony Orchestra to Present TOY STORY Live in Concert
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

The Dallas Symphony will host Disney Concert's newest live-to-picture concert event featuring the timeless classic film, Toy Story, accompanied by Randy Newman's beloved score, conducted by Sarah Hicks....
Greg Patterson Appointed New Executive Director Plano Symphony Orchestra Photo Greg Patterson Appointed New Executive Director Plano Symphony Orchestra
by A.A. Cristi - April 27, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra has announced that Gregory Patterson has been named Executive Director. Patterson, who is no stranger to the PSO having served as Director of Development from 2018 until now, steps into the role following Robert A. Reed's resignation to accept a position with the Madison...
Plano Symphony Orchestra Names New Assistant Conductor Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Names New Assistant Conductor
by Marissa Tomeo - April 07, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce Shira Samuels-Shragg will be joining Maestro Hector Guzman as Assistant Conductor ahead of the orchestra’s 40th Anniversary Season. Shira is a young American conductor in her final year pursuing a Masters in Orchestral Conducting at the Juilliard S...
BWW Review: THE PEARL FISHERS Proves to Be a Real Catch at The Dallas Opera Photo BWW Review: THE PEARL FISHERS Proves to Be a Real Catch at The Dallas Opera
by Zac Thriffiley - April 06, 2022

The Dallas Opera's production of Bizet's THE PEARL FISHERS acts as a satisfying palate cleanser, providing the talent audiences have come to expect from the company as well as a dream of a show....
Plano Symphony Orchestra Announces Departure of Executive Director Robert A. Reed Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Announces Departure of Executive Director Robert A. Reed
by A.A. Cristi - March 16, 2022

After six years of serving at the helm of one of North Texas's most respected arts organizations, Plano Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Robert A. Reed will be vacating his role with the PSO effective May 24, 2022. ...
Keyboard Conversations Concludes Their Eisemann Center Season With EVOCATIVE VISIONS, Photo Keyboard Conversations Concludes Their Eisemann Center Season With EVOCATIVE VISIONS, April 11
by A.A. Cristi - March 15, 2022

Keyboard Conversations, featuring concert pianist Jeffrey Siegel concludes the 2021-2022 Season sponsored by Dr. John F. Dixon, with Evocative Visions in the Bank of America Theatre at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 pm....
The Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present THE YOUNG ARTISTS & SCHEHERAZADE Photo The Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present THE YOUNG ARTISTS & SCHEHERAZADE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 08, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the grand prize winners of the Collin County Young Artist Competition when the three young musicians, Reina Shim, Steven Lu, and Ella Tran, open the March 19 concert performing their winning concertos....
Plano Symphony Orchestra Announces 40th Anniversary Season Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra has announced the concerts for its momentous 40th anniversary season, Celebrating Connections. In addition to celebrating PSO’s ruby anniversary, Maestro Hector Guzman is commemorating 40 inspiring years as the symphony’s music director....
VIDEO: Dallas Opera's Opera Box Score With Mathilda Edge Photo VIDEO: Dallas Opera's Opera Box Score With Mathilda Edge
by Stage Tube - February 17, 2022

Sports are the common denominator of our society. Everyone’s been to a baseball game. Everyone has a favorite team or hated rival. Everyone knows who Michael Jordan is. So what if opera – its performances, personnel and programming – could be demystified, discussed and promoted in such a way as to b...
Plano Symphony Orchestra Offers New Networking
Venture For Young Professionals Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Offers New Networking Venture For Young Professionals
by Stephi Wild - February 16, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra announces the launch of a new networking group for DFW young professionals—Young Professionals for Plano Symphony Orchestra (YP4PSO)....
AMP Concerts Expands Artist Residency Program In 2022 Photo AMP Concerts Expands Artist Residency Program In 2022
by A.A. Cristi - February 14, 2022

AMP Concerts presents seven different musical artists from around the world representing various musical styles in extensive artist residencies this year. While AMP has hosted artist residencies previously, this year features more artists than ever before, with more activities benefitting more New M...
The U.S. Army Field Band And Soldiers' Chorus To Present Free Concert At Bass Hall, M Photo The U.S. Army Field Band And Soldiers' Chorus To Present Free Concert At Bass Hall, March 8
by A.A. Cristi - February 08, 2022

Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today that The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus will be presenting a free concert at Bass Hall March 8....
Lorelei Ensemble Announces THIS TYRANT, LOVE Tour Photo Lorelei Ensemble Announces THIS TYRANT, LOVE Tour
by A.A. Cristi - February 07, 2022

From March 18-27, 2022, the groundbreaking Lorelei Ensemble, led by Artistic Director Beth Willer, embarks on a tour of This Tyrant, Love, marking the ensemble's triumphant return to live performance. ...
Lorelei Ensemble Announces Tour of THIS TYRANT, LOVE Photo Lorelei Ensemble Announces Tour of THIS TYRANT, LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 07, 2022

From March 18-27, 2022, the groundbreaking Lorelei Ensemble, led by Artistic Director Beth Willer, embarks on a tour of This Tyrant, Love, marking the ensemble's triumphant return to live performance....
Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 26, 2022

Conducted by PSO Music Director and Maestro Hector Guzman and featuring eight guest artists, the concert will include the most amazing veterans of exceptional cirque programs throughout the world—aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers, and strongmen....