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Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: A new commission and world premiere for Dallas Baptist University’s Christmas Festival

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: A new commission and world premiere for Dallas Baptist University’s Christmas Festival

First the first time in the school’s history, the Dallas Baptist University’s Department of Music has commissioned a composition especially for their upcoming Christmas Festival. Titled “Venite Adoremus” by American composer Michael Trotta, this performance will also be its world premiere in a concert that’ll also include familiar Christmas favorites. Hear DBU’s Dr. Stephen Holcomb…Read more »

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: Meet TACA’s New Executive Director

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: Meet TACA’s New Executive Director

The Arts Community Alliance — Better known as “TACA” — recently named community arts advocate, philanthropist and Tony-nominated Broadway producer Terry Loftis as the organization’s new Executive Director. What does that mean for the DFW arts community? Hear Loftis’s conversation with WRR’s Amy Bishop to learn more about his experience, passions, and vision in his…Read more »

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: Meet these Dallas arts powerhouses who are being honored with a special award

Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: Meet these Dallas arts powerhouses who are being honored with a special award

For nearly four decades, the Dallas Historical Society has awarded locals who have gone above and beyond making North Texas a better place. Ranging from arts and education to health, science and philanthropy, the annual “Awards for Excellence” recognizes individuals who have made — and continue to make –a positive impact. Hear Amy Bishop’s conversation…Read more »