|Monday at 8 p.m.|
DALLAS SYMPHONY broadcasts presents: Berlioz/Tchaikovsky 5
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra broadcasts returns to WRR Classical 101 on the first and third Monday of every month. From the familiar show-stopperRavel'sBoleroto sensational showpieces likeStravinsky'sFirebirdandDvořák'sNew World Symphony, Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony present colorful and exciting music you can't hear anywhere else.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
8pm DSO-Brahms Symph. 4
January 23 - 26
The great strength of Brahms' Fourth and final Symphony places it among his most profound achievements. Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony present Brahms Symphony No. 4, plus Mahler's songs of innocence, "The Youth's Magic Horn" as illuminated by the voice of Matthias Goerne.
Mon Mar 3, 2014
An Evening of Gershwin
The captivating rhythms of George Gershwin'sRhapsody in BlueandAn American In Paris. A showcase of showstoppers from the Gershwin songbook. S'Wonderful. S'Marvelous. S'Paradise.
Jeff Tyzik conducts
Kevin Cole, piano
Gregory Raden, clarinet
Program Includes Gershwin Hits:
An American in Paris
Rhapsody in Blue
Mon Mar 17, 2014
It is a work of such imposing power, no music can match its scope and glory. The Dallas Symphony, Chorus and soloists, all under the baton of Jaap van Zweden, present a concert of dramatic majesty with Giuseppe Verdi's awe-inspiring Requiem.
Mon Apr 7, 2014
It begins softly. A single snare drum. Then, a flute. Gradually, each instrument of the Dallas Symphony joins in. One after the other. Until Ravel's "Bolero" reaches one of the greatest climaxes in all of music. Also, the brilliant Louis Lortie performs Mozart's delicate Piano Concerto No. 21, "Elvira Madigan."
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Chopin's Piano Concerto
It was a young, desperate love that inspired this concerto by the teenage Frederic Chopin. Too shy to declare his feelings, he wrote: "I say to my piano what I would like to be saying to you…" Jan Lisiecki, just 18, performs this ardent declaration. These concerts also feature Janacek's blazing Sinfonietta, a spectacular showpiece for the Dallas Symphony brass!
Mon May 5, 2014
Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2
He was plagued by self-doubt. Had abandoned his music. But when inspired to compose again, Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote the music that would make him immortal. 23-year old piano sensation Anna Fedorova performs Rachmaninoff's ravishing Second Piano Concerto. And Jaap van Zweden leads Aaron Copland's stirring Third Symphony.
Mon May 19, 2014
Royal Fireworks Music
Experience the ornate ecstasy of the Baroque. Conducting from the harpsichord, Ottavio Dantone leads works of Vivaldi, Corelli, and Handel's regalWater MusicandRoyal Fireworks Music.
Mon Jun 2, 2014
Mon Jun 16, 2014
A not-to-be-missed concert experience. Hear, live in concert, the epic and timeless message of humanity and brotherhood when Music Director Jaap van Zweden leads the Dallas Symphony, Chorus, and soloists in Beethoven's inspiring and monumental "Ode to Joy", The Ninth Symphony. These concerts inaugurate a three-week Beethoven Festival of Symphonies, Concertos, and Chamber masterpieces.
Mon Jul 7, 2014
Bronfman Plays Emperor
"Yefim Bronfman is a virtuoso with chops that defy comparison," says The New York Times. Yefim Bronfman plays Beethoven - the majestic "Emperor" Concerto. And Jaap van Zweden leads the thrilling Seventh Symphony.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
No other musical statement can match its raw power and bracing energy. Jaap van Zweden conducts Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. And with concertmaster Alexander Kerr, dazzling cellist Alisa Weilerstein, and internationally hailed pianist Martin Helmchen, Beethoven's joyous, rarely-encountered Triple Concerto - bringing the Beethoven Festival, and the season, to a magnificent conclusion!