Author Archive

March 23 – Mar 23, 2019

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Hélène Grimaud, pianist
Beethoven: Piano …

A mixed night of Beethoven and Ravel from Bringuier, DSO – Mar 22, 2019

Thursday night’s concert of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Meyerson Symphony …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 20, 2019

A restless cello melody sets the tone for the first movement …

Staging oddities apart, Dallas Opera’s “Boheme” retains its romantic warmth and dramatic impact – Mar 16, 2019

Dallas Opera presented a solid, dramatically appealing production of Puccini’s La …

Van Zweden returns to Dallas Symphony for a thrilling and triumphant Mahler First – Mar 15, 2019

Throughout Jaap van Zweden’s recently completed decade as music director of …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 14, 2019

Less than a year after his final concerts as music director …

On a night of sonic blockbusters, Jackiw’s poetic artistry stands out with DSO – Mar 08, 2019

A heavy reliance on programmatic tone poems made for an oddly …

Critic’s Choice – Mar 08, 2019

Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham may have grown up in Midland, Texas, but …

Rising soprano Kristin Lewis brings star quality to Dallas Opera’s “Manon Lescaut” – Mar 02, 2019

The final scene of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut finds Manon, the bedeviled …

Kalmar leads Dallas Symphony in dramatic Tchaikovsky, Beethoven – Mar 01, 2019

Conductor Carlos Kalmar—music director of the Oregon Symphony and the Grant …