There have been rumors flying around lately. But the some of the rumors were actually prompted by an attempt to calm such concerns.
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Last year, former Police drummer Stewart Copeland had a new composition premiere in Dallas, thanks to the world-percussion ensemble, D’Drum. This year, he came back to celebrate. Oh yeah, and to teach some SMU students.
The DSO suspends its search for a new CEO. They want to get their finances straight first.
Bach’s great St. Matthew Passion was given an imposing performance Thursday night by Jaap van Zweden, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and an army of choral and solo vocalists.
More from the DMA online, less from Europe, stats on the Texas film industry, a season announcement from the Lexus Broadway Series: healthy, fibrous things to chew on in this morning’s Roundup.
The Dallas Bach Society will perform Bach’s St. John Passion, while the Dallas Symphony will perform his St. Matthew for the first time in 50 years. The one concert is church-ensemble small, the other’s symphonic-big. The one’s aiming for early-music authentic … and so’s the other one?
Yep, classical composers in elimination rounds. Why should college basketball fans have all the fun (and rage and competitive zeal)?
The DSO’s last record distribution deal ended in 2006. Since then, if you wanted a recording of the DSO with conductor van Zweden, you had a choice of two CDs on Amazon. That’s it. And no downloads. That’s going to change April 1.
Conductor Jaap van Zweden is getting a proclamation from Mayor Rawlings this week — while financially, the DSO has shifted from staving off insolvency to trying to retire its multi-million dollar deficit.
The past two years, a dozen North Texas arts groups — including some of the biggest — have scrambled to hire a new managing director or CEO. Why have they become so hard to find? And why do the arts need them, anyway?