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The gift of $300,000 to the Dallas Symphony will help cover general operating costs. It’s part of $1 million the foundation is giving to 13 different North Texas arts and culture groups.
Mark Melson managed three tours by the Dallas Symphony to Europe, five trips to Carnegie Hall and helped pick Jaap van Zweden to be the orchestra’s conductor. He even hosted a regular radio show on WRR for seven years.
In headhunting for a new CEO, the Dallas Symphony has hired … a new headhunter. Another day in the Arts District – but at least the changes have moved from resignations to hirings.
The DSO gets a warm reception at Carnegie Hall (with updated reviews as they come in), Jim Lehrer is stepping down, TITAS presents a world-premiere dance commission tonight and will other Broadway tours come to North Texas? All in today’s roundup.
Both of Bill Lively’s brothers had strokes, and when he began feeling symptoms the past five weeks, Lively decided to step down from the DSO. He talks with Bill Zeeble and Nancy Nasher responds to the news.
Handel’s “Messiah” is a great choral masterpiece, a point strongly reinforced by Thursday’s superb Dallas Symphony performance with guest conductor and Baroque specialist Helmuth Rilling.
The Dallas Symphony will be sending a “significant portion of the proceeds” from its March 31-April 3 concerts to Sendai, our sister city and the closest major city to the earthquake in Japan.
A new Mendelssohn Festival, the DSO’s first, plus a trio of heavy-duty choral works – Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion, Beethoven’s Fidelio and Berlioz’ Te Deum – are among the highlights of the symphony’s new season.
Basically, if you have a ticket for anything tonight or tomorrow night — or were planning on visiting a museum — you should call first.