Calendar

March 30 – Mar 22, 2017

Bach Society of Houston
Paul Leenhouts, recorder
7:30 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Valentina Farcas, soprano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
Dallas Symphony Chorus
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas
J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

March 31

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Valentina Farcas, soprano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
Dallas Symphony Chorus
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas
J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Rebecca Von Lipinski, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Nathan Stark, bass
Joshua Dennis, tenor
Alfred Walker, bass-baritone
Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Choir
Beethoven: Fidelio
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

San Antonio Symphony
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Mane Galoyan, soprano
Schubert: Ave Maria
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m.Tobin Center

April 1

Cliburn Foundation Concerts
Gabriela Lena Frank, composer
2 p.m. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Dallas Bach Society
James Richman, conductor
Bach: Christ lag in Todesbanden
Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
Schütz: Seven Last Words
J. C. Bach: Ach das ich Wassers grug hätte
7:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church

San Antonio Symphony
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Mane Galoyan, soprano
Schubert: Ave Maria
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m. Tobin Center

April 2

Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Beethoven: Fidelio
Rebecca Von Lipinski, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Nathan Stark, bass
Joshua Dennis, tenor
Alfred Walker, bass-baritone
Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Choir
2 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Bach: St. Matthew Passion
James Gilchrist, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Valentina Farcas, soprano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra,  tenor
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
2:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

April 6

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
James Ehnes, violinist
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Kernis: Violin Concerto (premiere)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

April 7

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
James Ehnes, violinist
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Kernis: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Alexandra Soumm, violinist
Adam Schoenberg: La Luna Azul
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Prokofiev: Cinderella Suite
7:30 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

Austin Symphony
Peter Bay, conductor
Stephen Girko, clarinet
Copland: A Lincoln Portrait
Corigliano: Music from the Edge
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Dell Hall

April 8

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
James Ehnes, violinist
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Kernis: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Alexandra Soumm, violinist
Adam Schoenberg: La Luna Azul
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Prokofiev: Cinderella Suite
7:30 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

Austin Symphony
Peter Bay, conductor
Stephen Girko, clarinet
Copland: A Lincoln Portrait
Corigliano: Music from the Edge
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Dell Hall

April 9

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Alexandra Soumm, violinist
Adam Schoenberg: La Luna Azul
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Prokofiev: Cinderella Suite
2 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

Bach Society Houston
Rick Erickson, conductor
Bach: St. John Passion
6 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church

April 13

Houston Symphony
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano
Chabrier: España
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concerto
Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

April 14

Bach Society Houston
Rick Erickson, conductor
Bach: St. John Passion
3 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church

Houston Symphony
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano
Chabrier: España
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concerto
Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

April 15

Fort Worth Opera
Grand Opening Night Concert
Joe Illick, conductor
Ava Pine, soprano
Michael Mayes, baritone
7:30 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

Houston Symphony
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano
Chabrier: España
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concerto
Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

April 17

Dallas Chamber Music Society
Trio Solisti
Beethoven: Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
Turina: Trio No. 2 in B minor
Liebermann: Trio  No. 3, Op. 122
Arensky: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32
7:30 p.m. Caruth Auditorium, SMU

April 18

Dallas Chamber Symphony
Richard McKay, conductor
Kenny Broberg, piano
Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes
Liszt: Totentanz
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
8 p.m. Dallas City Performance Hall

April 20

Allegro Guitar Series
David Russell, guitar
7:30 p.m. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

Houston Symphony
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violinist
Verdi: Overture to Un giorno di regno
John Corigliano: The Red Violin Concerto
Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
Respighi: The Pines of Rome
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

April 21

Allegro Guitar Series
Allegro Guitar Series
David Russell, guitar
7:30 p.m. Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts, Dallas

Dallas Opera
Bellini: Norma
Elza van den Heever, Yonghoon Lee, Christian Van Horn, Mithra Mastropierro; Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
7:30 p.m. Winspear Opera House

April 22

Houston Grand Opera
Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Simon O’Neill, Christine Goerke, Andrea Silvestrelli, Ryan McKinny; Patrick Summers, conductor
6 p.m. Wortham Theater Center
houstongrandopera.org; 713-228-6737

Fort Worth Opera
Bizet: Carmen
Joe Illick, conductor; Audrey Babcock, mezzo-soprano; Robert Watson, tenor; Craig Irvin, baritone; Karen Otaño, soprano.
7:30 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

Houston Symphony
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin
Verdi: Overture to Un giorno di regno
John Corigliano: The Red Violin Concerto
Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
Respighi: The Pines of Rome
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

April 23

Dallas Opera
Bellini: Norma
Elza van den Heever, Yonghoon Lee, Christian Van Horn, Mithra Mastropierro; Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
2 p.m. Winspear Opera House

Fort Worth Opera
Peterson: Voir Dire (premiere)
Nate Mattingly, Anna Laurenzo, Trevor Martin, Christina Pecce, Andrew Surrena; Viswa Subbaraman, conductor
2 p.m. McDavid Studio

Houston Symphony
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin
Verdi: Overture to Un giorno di regno
John Corigliano: The Red Violin Concerto
Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
Respighi: The Pines of Rome
2:30 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

April 25

Houston Grand Opera
Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Simon O’Neill, Christine Goerke, Andrea Silvestrelli, Ryan McKinny; Patrick Summers, conductor
6 p.m. Wortham Theater Center
houstongrandopera.org; 713-228-6737

Fort Worth Opera
Peterson: Voir Dire (premiere)
Nate Mattingly, Anna Laurenzo, Trevor Martin, Christina Pecce, Andrew Surrena; Viswa Subbaraman, conductor
7:30 p.m., McDavid Studio

April 26

Dallas Opera
Bellini: Norma
Elza van den Heever, Yonghoon Lee, Christian Van Horn, Mithra Mastropierro; Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
7:30 p.m. Winspear Opera House

April 27

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Halls, conductor
Nathan Olson, violin
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

April 28

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Halls, conductor
Nathan Olson, violin
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Houston Grand Opera
Mozart: The Abduction from the Seraglio
Albina Shagimuratova, Lawrence Brownlee, Ryan Speedo Green, Uliana Alexyuk, Chris Bozeka; Thomas Rösner, conductor
7:30 p.m. Wortham Theater Center
houstongrandopera.org; 713-228-6737

April 29

Fort Worth Opera
Peterson: Voir Dire (premiere)
Nate Mattingly, Anna Laurenzo, Trevor Martin, Christina Pecce, Andrew Surrena; Viswa Subbaraman, conductor
2 p.m., McDavid Studio

Houston Grand Opera
Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Simon O’Neill, Christine Goerke, Andrea Silvestrelli, Ryan McKinny; Patrick Summers, conductor
6 p.m. Wortham Theater Center
houstongrandopera.org; 713-228-6737

Austin Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Garnett Bruce, conductor; Yunah Lee, soprano; Dominick Chenes, tenor
7:30 p.m Long Center

Dallas Opera
Bellini: Norma
Elza van den Heever, Yonghoon Lee, Christian Van Horn, Mithra Mastropierro; Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
7:30 p.m. Winspear Opera House

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Halls, conductor
Nathan Olson, violin
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Fort Worth Opera
Martínez: Cruzar la Cara de la Luna
Octavio Moreno, Brian Shircliffe, Daniel Montenegro, Brittany Wheeler, Cecilia Duarte; Chia Patiño, conductor
7:30 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

April 30

Fort Worth Opera
Bizet: Carmen
Audrey Babcock, Robert Watson, Craig Irvin, Karen Otaño; Joe Illick, conductor
2 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

Houston Grand Opera
Mozart: The Abduction from the Seraglio
Albina Shagimuratova, Lawrence Brownlee, Ryan Speedo Green, Uliana Alexyuk, Chris Bozeka; Thomas Rösner, conductor
2 p.m. Wortham Theater Center
houstongrandopera.org; 713-228-6737

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Halls, conductor
Nathan Olson, violin
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”
2:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Fort Worth Opera
Peterson: Voir Dire (premiere)
Nate Mattingly, Anna Laurenzo, Trevor Martin, Christina Pecce, Andrew Surrena; Viswa Subbaraman, conductor
7:30 p.m., McDavid Studio

March 22 – Feb 28, 2017

Dallas Opera
Britten: The Turn of the Screw
Emma Bell, Oliver Nathanielsz, Ashley Emerson, Dolora Zajick, William Burden, Alexandra LoBianco;  Nicole Paiement, conductor
7:30 p.m. Winspear Opera House
dallasopera.org; 214-443-1043

March 24

Dallas Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Donato Renzetti, conductor
Hui He, Gianluca Terranova, Lucas Meachem, Manuela Custer; Donato Renzetti, conductor
7:30 p.m. Winspear Opera House

Austin Symphony
Peter Bay, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Dell Hall

Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
8 p.m. Jones Hall
http://houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

San Antonio Symphony
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos
Prokofiev: Selections from Cinderella
8 p.m. Tobin Center

March 25

Voices of Change
Augusta Read Thomas, guest composer
Music of Twenty-first Century Women Composers
3 p.m. Caruth Auditorium, SMU

Dallas Opera
Britten: The Turn of the Screw
Emma Bell, Oliver Nathanielsz, Ashley Emerson, Dolora Zajick, William Burden, Alexandra LoBianco;  Nicole Paiement, conductor
7 p.m. Winspear Opera House

Austin Symphony
Peter Bay, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Dell Hall

Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

San Antonio Symphony
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos
Prokofiev: Selections from Cinderella
8 p.m. Tobin Center

March 26

Dallas Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Donato Renzetti, conductor
Hui He, Gianluca Terranova, Lucas Meachem, Manuela Custer; Donato Renzetti, conductor
2 p.m. Winspear Opera House
dallasopera.org; 214-443-1043

Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

2:30 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

Thomas Trotter, organ
2:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

San Antonio Symphony
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos
Prokofiev: Selections from Cinderella
2 p.m. Tobin Center

March 28

Cliburn Concerts
Hillary Hahn, violin
Robert Levin, piano
J. S. Bach: Violin Sonata No. 6, BWV 1019
Garciá Abril: Partita
Türk: Träume
Mozart: Violin Sonata in E-flat, K. 481
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A (“Kreutzer”)
7:30 p.m. Bass Performance Hall

March 30

Bach Society of Houston
Paul Leenhouts, recorder
7:30 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Valentina Farcas, soprano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
Dallas Symphony Chorus
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas
J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

March 31

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Valentina Farcas, soprano
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra, tenor
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
Dallas Symphony Chorus
Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas
J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion
7:30 p.m. Meyerson Symphony Center
mydso.org; 214-849-4376

Houston Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Rebecca Von Lipinski, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Nathan Stark, bass
Joshua Dennis, tenor
Alfred Walker, bass-baritone
Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Choir
Beethoven: Fidelio
8 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org; 713-224-7575

San Antonio Symphony
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Mane Galoyan, soprano
Schubert: Ave Maria
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m.Tobin Center

November 27 – Nov 01, 2016

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Carl Tanner, tenor
Verdi: La forza del destino: Overture
Verdi: Aida: Prelude and “Celeste Aida”
Verdi: Il Trovatore: “Di quella pira”
Verdi: Aida: Triumphal March and Ballet Music
Puccini: Preludio sinfonico
Puccini: Le Villi: “The Spectre” (La Tragenda)
Puccini: La Fanciulla del West: “Ch’ella mi creda”
Puccini: Turandot: “Nessun dorma”
Respighi: Roman Festivals
2:30 p.m. Meyerson Center
mydso.org

Houston Symphony
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and pianist
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24
Mozart: Symphony No. 38, Prague
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
2:30 p.m. Jones Hall
houstonsymphony.org