The multi-Grammy Award-winning conductor of the Detroit Symphony has written that he’s avoided music competitions throughout his long career. We went backstage at Bass Hall to ask him what changed his mind.
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Collin County still hasn’t dissolved the Arts Center of North Texas. Plus, pictures from the Cliburn and a look at how a large-scale artwork was hung at the Amon Carter.
Six finalists of the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano competition were named late Tuesday night. They include four men and two women, each from different countries.
The 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition names its finalists today. One teacher, William Grant Nabore, is a prodigy himself who arrived in Fort Worth last week with five students in the world-class contest. Two are still in the running to be among the final six.
Keith Cerny looks into his crystal ball at the future of opera. Plus, Klyde Warren Park gets a national shout-out and a look at the Cliburn’s all-star documentary team.
Christopher Theofanidis composed Birichino, the original work all semi-finalists must play for the Van Cliburn Piano Competition. “Birichino” means “prankster” or “trouble maker” in Italian, and Theofanidis wants pianists to have fun with it.
Just joining the Van Cliburn Competition? Here’s a look at how the semifinalists did in the preliminary rounds.
A new Grey Matters gallery show plus a DMA retrospective makes us wonder: Why did <em>this</em> particular group of Dallas-area artists catch the national spotlight? Guest blogger and author Brendan McNally fills us in.
Today in the roundup: Is Dallas Black Dance Theatre being forced out of the Arts District? Plus a preview of FIT and a look back at Fort Worth’s OMNI Theater.
And the 12 players moving on to the next round are…