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WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: Marin Alsop leads the Dallas Symphony in a musical pairing of Middle Eastern exoticism and Latin American flavors

WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: Marin Alsop leads the Dallas Symphony in a musical pairing of Middle Eastern exoticism and Latin American flavors

“I think there is that exotic quality, and sort of the Arabian Nights element to Scheherazade that lends itself to the propulsion and the drive of these two Latin influenced pieces,” says Marin Alsop, referencing the three pieces she’ll be conducting with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra February 23-25, 2023. Along with Rimsky-Korsakov’s sultry musical retelling…Read more »

WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: This is your Brain on Music

WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: This is your Brain on Music

“If you want to improve your body, you go to a gym. If you want to improve your brain… go to museums and look at art, go to concerts, listen to music,” says Bonnie Pitman, Director of Art – Brain Innovations at the University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for Brain Health. Knowing what an…Read more »