It’ll be a big homecoming for music director Jaap van Zweden, showing off his new orchestra to his old pals in Amsterdam. Then there’ll be Vienna, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg …
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Ring in the New Year with Strauss and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra!
Steve Stucky’s oratorio about a pivotal day in the administration of Lyndon Johnson was commissioned and premiered by the Dallas Symphony — and now it’s up for a Grammy.
Jonathan Martin, the DSO’s new CEO — its third in three years — was given a public welcome, only five days after arriving in town. Gotta start raising money.
On the one hand this, on the other hand that. It’s been a day like that for the DSO.
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?
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.
Today in the roundup: Van Zweden’s new post, reviewing ‘Anne Frank’ and a generous gift from local theater actors.
Today in the roundup: Television brings big bucks to town, the year in local music and the importance of conducting.