The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s headquarters are just down the street from Booker T. Washington High School. That makes it easy for DSO musicians to mentor students. But earlier this year, one DSO member walked in a mentor and walked out a collaborator.
We have tickets for Art Conspiracy’s Mounted up for grabs!
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.
Jimmy Tamborello, Ben Gibbard and Jenny Lewis have reunited after a looooong break for a big tour, which plops down at Verizon Theatre tonight. To get you prepped, enjoy this performance of “Such Great Heights” from Coachella earlier this year.
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.
Today in the roundup: Reliving the (mostly rain-free!) Summer Cut, plus the DMA’s new acquisition and Jaap wows ‘em in Chicago.
Just joining the Van Cliburn Competition? Here’s a look at how the semifinalists did in the preliminary rounds.