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Highlights from last night’s conversation with Jaap van Zweden and Trenton Doyle Hancock.
Today in the roundup: Jaap returns, Fort Worth gets jazzy and the Notorious C.H.O. talks music and comedy.
All this week, WFAA’s Gary Cogill has been in Colorado covering the Dallas Symphony’s visit to the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival. Some 50 orchestras applied, and the DSO is among the three chosen to take part this year. Kudos to Channel 8 for investing the time and money in the series, “Music in the Mountains.”
Uptown Players offers their ‘Regrets,’ Steve Miller remembers Dallas, Jaap van Zweden recovers, the head of the Globe Theatre visits and a former North Texas actor speaks frog.
STAY UP LATE WITH THE EDGARS: Just a reminder. The Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Awards are tomorrow night in New York at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. And among the nominees are Bev Vincent of Woodlands, Texas, for best critical/biographical book for his Stephen King Illustrated Companion; Jeff Guinn of Fort Worth for best ‘fact […]
… or maybe it’s just Chicago Tribune classical music critic John von Rhein. He’s pretty much loved the DSO conductor every time he’s come to town to play with the Chicago Symphony. Interestingly enough, where the LATimes’ Richard Grinnell rolled his eyes at van Zweden’s “muscular, jerking” gestures, intimating that he must have been inspired […]
Last weekend was the DSO conductor’s debut with the LA Philharmonic at Disney Hall. To introduce him, critic Richard S. Grinell recounted the DSO’s “love at first sight” experience with van Zweden, comparing it the LA’s own rapturous, quicky romance with Gustavo Dudamel. But at least, Grinell sniffs, the LA Phil was much more circumspect. […]
JUST THE HARD-TO-MISS ONES: Travel writer Stephen Jermanok visits three new buildings in North Texas for the Boston Globe. Guess which ones? Maybe the Cowboys Stadium, the Winspear Opera House and the Wyly Theatre? [Stadium project manager Bill] Bury tells me that the arts district is ideal for out-of-towners because you can walk from downtown […]
THE YEAR IN LIVE MUSIC: The music critics for the local major dailies have unveiled their picks for the best concerts of 2009. Topping Preston Jones’ list is Leonard Cohen’s marathon show at the Nokia Theatre in April. Meanwhile, Mario Tarradell loved Raphael Saadiq’s set last month at the House of Blues. The only shows […]