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WAGNER OVERTURES

2018

Wagner’s glorious overture to Tannhäuser and his prelude to Die Meistersinger are paired with two of Richard Strauss’s most transcendent works, Four Last Songs and Death and Transfiguration.

THU SEP 27 7:30PM FRI SEP 28 7:30PM SUN SEP 30 2:30PM

CLAUS PETER FLOR CONDUCTS AGA MIKOLAJ SOPRANO

WAGNER Overture to Tannhäuser R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs R. STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

“…Such velvety, beautifully sustained tone, secure top register, facility in florid passages and blazing temperament.” Chicago Tribune

BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTO NO. 3

2018

World-renowned pianist David Fray performing Beethoven, along with the Háry János Suite by Kodály and Hindemith’s bracing and uplifting Concert Music for Strings and Brass.

THU OCT FRI OCT SAT OCT SUN OCT

RUTH REINHARDT CONDUCTS DAVID FRAY PIANO

HINDEMITH Concert Music for Strings and Brass BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN King Stephen Overture KODÁLY Háry János Suite

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“[Fray] is an artist we need to hear more of.” The New York Times

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION

2018

The vividness of Pictures at an Exhibition stands in sharp contrast to the bravado of Night on Bald Mountain. In Shostakovich’s portentous First Violin Concerto you feel the oppressive threat under which he struggled.

FRI OCT 19 7:30PM SAT OCT 20 7:30PM SUN OCT 21 2:30PM

GIANCARLO GUERRERO CONDUCTS LEONIDAS KAVAKOS VIOLIN

MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Concerto No. 1 MUSSORGSKY-RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition

“Kavakos was the soloist, superbly articulate and incisive, yet rapturously lyrical.” The Guardian


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MOZART VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 5 Mozart’s imaginative Turkish Concerto performed and conducted by Leonidas Kavakos, along with the Paris Symphony by Mozart and Dvořák’s ominous and dramatic Seventh Symphony. LEONIDAS KAVAKOS VIOLIN AND CONDUCTOR

MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish” MOZART Symphony No. 31, “Paris” DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7

2018 THU OCT FRI OCT SAT OCT SUN OCT

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“The [Dallas Symphony] performed with impressive precision and the clean, straightforward tone that is its hallmark.” Texas Classical Review

COPLAND APPALACHIAN SPRING

2018

The quintessential piece of American music, Appalachian Spring, in concert with Beethoven’s elegant Second Piano Concerto and Elgar’s beguiling Enigma Variations.

THU NOV FRI NOV SAT NOV SUN NOV

DAVID ZINMAN CONDUCTS JONATHAN BISS PIANO

COPLAND Appalachian Spring Suite BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 ELGAR Enigma Variations

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“Biss unreels the music like a prayer to the universe.” NPR Music

TCHAIKOVSKY — NUTCRACKER AND SLEEPING BEAUTY

2018

Two of Tchaikovsky’s grandest ballet scores kick off the holiday season. Plus, pianist Andrew von Oeyen performs Grieg’s much-loved concerto.

FRI NOV 23 7:30PM SAT NOV 24 7:30PM SUN NOV 25 2:30PM

ANDREW GRAMS CONDUCTS ANDREW VON OEYEN PIANO

TCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty Selections GRIEG Piano Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker Selections

“[Von Oeyen] plays with a blend of crystalline fire and heartfelt poetry.” Chicago Sun Times

MAHLER THE SONG OF THE EARTH

2019

Bernstein declared the monumental Song of the Earth to be Mahler’s greatest symphony. The concert begins with Mozart’s lavish Prague Symphony.

THU JAN 10 7:30PM FRI JAN 11 7:30PM SUN JAN 13 2:30PM

DONALD RUNNICLES CONDUCTS KELLEY O’CONNOR MEZZO-SOPRANO RUSSELL THOMAS TENOR

MOZART Symphony No. 38, “Prague” MAHLER The Song of the Earth (Das Lied von der Erde)

“O’Connor proved a sort of musical oracle, enunciating lines as dusky and profound as they were beautiful.” Cleveland Plain Dealer

DVOŘÁK’S NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

2019

Chopin’s dreamy Second Piano Concerto, performed by 22-year-old phenom Jan Lisiecki, sets the stage for Dvořák’s magnificent ode to America, New World Symphony.

THU JAN 17 7:30PM FRI JAN 18 7:30PM SAT JAN 19 7:30PM

KRZYSZTOF URBAŃSKI CONDUCTS JAN LISIECKI PIANO

KILAR Orawa CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2 DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

“Lisiecki’s… [playing is] pristine, lyrical and intelligent.” The New York Times


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JOHN ADAMS CONDUCTS JOHN ADAMS

2019

One of the greatest living composers conducts his celebratory fanfare, Short Ride in a Fast Machine, along with his passionate Concerto for Violin. Debussy and Respighi colorfully round out the program.

THU JAN 31 7:30PM FRI FEB 1 7:30PM SAT FEB 2 7:30PM

JOHN ADAMS CONDUCTS LEILA JOSEFOWICZ VIOLIN EMILY LEVIN HARP

JOHN ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine JOHN ADAMS Violin Concerto DEBUSSY Sacred & Profane Dances RESPIGHI Roman Festivals (Feste romane)

“Josefowicz’s musicianship is one of a kind.” Seattle Times

TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO

2019

Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary Violin Concerto performed by DSO favorite, Karen Gomyo, with Walton’s volcanic First Symphony and the tempestuous Beethoven Coriolan Overture.

THU FEB 28 FRI MAR 1 SAT MAR 2 SUN MAR 3

CARLOS KALMAR CONDUCTS KAREN GOMYO VIOLIN

BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto WALTON Symphony No. 1

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“Gomyo’s playing was technically assured and emotionally generous.” Vancouver Sun

PINES OF ROME

2019

Mendelssohn’s romantic Concerto for Violin with the grand Don Juan by Richard Strauss and Respighi’s evocative and kaleidoscopic symphonic poems of Rome.

THU MAR FRI MAR SAT MAR SUN MAR

JURAJ VALČUHA CONDUCTS STEFAN JACKIW VIOLIN

R. STRAUSS Don Juan MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto RESPIGHI Fountains of Rome (Fontane di Roma) RESPIGHI Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)

“[Jackiw] is a nimble musician who traverses the violin as if impediments didn’t exist.” Cleveland Plain Dealer

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MAHLER’S TITAN SYMPHONY

2019

Conductor Laureate Jaap van Zweden returns to the DSO to conduct Schumann’s lush Concerto for Piano alongside Mahler’s shimmering, ethereal First Symphony.

THU MAR 14 7:30PM FRI MAR 15 7:30PM

JAAP VAN ZWEDEN CONDUCTS LOUIS LORTIE PIANO

SCHUMANN Piano Concerto MAHLER Symphony No. 1, “Titan”

“No orchestra in the world could play with more refinement of tone and ensemble, more subtlety of dynamics and color, more lovingly shaped lines.” Dallas Morning News

BOLÉRO Hélène Grimaud performs the deeply sonorous First Piano Concerto by Brahms, followed by a trio of Ravel’s works — from the darkly brooding La valse to his most popular work, Boléro. LIONEL BRINGUIER CONDUCTS HÉLÈNE GRIMAUD PIANO

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 RAVEL Valses nobles et sentimentales RAVEL La valse RAVEL Boléro

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“The audience seemed immersed in a meditative state of intense concentration — a tribute to the artist’s work.” Los Angeles Times NANCY A. NASHER AND DAVID J. HAEMISEGGER FAMILY SOLUNA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO

2019

2018 Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year, Augustin Hadelich, performs the demanding Violin Concerto of Sibelius. The concert includes Haydn’s Surprise Symphony and the powerful Fifth Symphony by Nielsen.

THU APR 4 7:30PM SAT APR 6 7:30PM SUN APR 7 2:30PM

JOHN STORGÅRDS CONDUCTS AUGUSTIN HADELICH VIOLIN

HAYDN Symphony No. 94, “Surprise” SIBELIUS Violin Concerto NIELSEN Symphony No. 5

“Compelling in his mastery of the instrument and in his impeccable and consummate violin playing.” BR-KLASSIK (Germany)


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1812 OVERTURE

2019

The Dallas Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for The Bells, Rachmaninoff’s stormy choral symphony, and world-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman performs Liszt. The concert concludes with the explosive 1812 Overture. JAMES GAFFIGAN CONDUCTS YEFIM BRONFMAN PIANO MANÉ GALOYAN SOPRANO SERGEY SKOROKHODOV TENOR ANDREI BONDARENKO BARITONE DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS Joshua Habermann DIRECTOR

THU APR 11 7:30PM FRI APR 12 7:30PM SAT APR 13 7:30PM

RACHMANINOFF The Bells (Kolokola) LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2 TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture

“Bronfman’s playing was a finely spun whirl of notes that verged on the unbelievable.” Los Angeles Times

STRAVINSKY THE FIREBIRD Two of Stravinsky’s most-loved works – Fireworks and The Firebird – beside Bernstein’s mesmerizing Age of Anxiety. DAVID ROBERTSON CONDUCTS ORLI SHAHAM PIANO

STRAVINSKY Fireworks BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 2, “Age of Anxiety” STRAVINSKY The Firebird (Complete)

2019 THU APR FRI APR SAT APR SUN APR

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“Shaham not only exudes her deep understanding of and feeling for the music, but also radiates a contagious joy in performing it.” GetClassical

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 4 Beethoven’s dynamic Fourth Symphony and the rapturously adventurous Cello Concerto of Schumann join two remarkable works by Elgar. KARINA CANELLAKIS CONDUCTS DANIEL MÜLLER-SCHOTT CELLO

ELGAR Sursum Corda BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Cello Concerto ELGAR In the South (Alassio)

2019 THU MAY FRI MAY SAT MAY SUN MAY

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“He plays with existential urgency.” Stuttgarter Nachrichten (Germany)

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE

2019

The invigorating Violin Concerto by Brahms introduces an evening with strong contrasts of obsession, ecstasy and desire, as the hallucinatory Symphonie fantastique conjures its spell.

THU MAY FRI MAY SAT MAY SUN MAY

PABLO HERAS-CASADO CONDUCTS RENAUD CAPUÇON VIOLIN

BRAHMS Violin Concerto BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique

“Capuçon played with a panache, sensitivity and sizzling virtuosity that sent all those great tunes soaring.” Chicago Tribune

HAYDN THE CREATION

2019

Haydn’s most famous and enduring masterpiece is at once a deeply personal statement of his faith, and a massive, jubilant hymn of praise. MATTHEW HALLS CONDUCTS CAROLYN SAMPSON SOPRANO JAMES GILCHRIST TENOR JOSHUA HOPKINS BARITONE DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS Joshua Habermann DIRECTOR

HAYDN The Creation (Sung in English)

FRI MAY 24 7:30PM SAT MAY 25 7:30PM SUN MAY 26 2:30PM

“The [Dallas Symphony] Orchestra and the Dallas Symphony Chorus gave a vivid, glowing and calmly assured performance.” The New York Times


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SCHEHERAZADE

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Her tales of 1001 Arabian Nights mesmerized a Sultan. This special one-night-only concert also features the Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition winner and side-by-side performances with the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra.

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RUTH REINHARDT CONDUCTS “Ruth Reinhardt… led authoritative and musically sophisticated performances.” Dallas Morning News

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JURASSIC PARK MOVIE IN CONCERT

2018

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, see Spielberg’s thrilling dinosaur adventure in HD with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performing the celebrated score by John Williams.

FRI AUG 31 7:30PM 7:30PM SAT SEP 1

CONSTANTINE KITSOPOULOS CONDUCTS “Whoops of joy and a standing ovation.” San Antonio Express-News

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2018

Tony® Award-winner, star of stage and screen and classically trained soprano Kristin Chenoweth joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for an evening of her favorite Broadway show tunes, love songs and classical repertoire.

SAT SEP 15 8:45PM

KRISTIN CHENOWETH VOCALIST MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL CONDUCTS “She’s like a singing ray of sunshine.” The New York Times

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STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE

2018

MOVIE IN CONCERT

THU DEC 20 7:30PM FRI DEC 21 7:30PM SAT DEC 22 7:30PM

Join Luke, Princess Leia, Han Solo and Chewie in the original intergalactic classic with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performing the Oscar-winning music of John Williams. JAYCE OGREN CONDUCTS “To call the resulting event thrilling would be an understatement.” CinemaRetro

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THE SECOND CITY GUIDE TO THE SYMPHONY

2019

The celebrated theater troupe takes a satirical (but loving!) look at the players, the composers and the personalities in a blend of original sketch comedy, new music and orchestral classics.

FRI JAN 4 SAT JAN 5

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REMIX Enjoy our informal concert experience, uniquely programmed at the intimate Moody Performance Hall, where you may bring your drink with you into the concert hall, and chat with the musicians after the concert. RUTH REINHARDT CONDUCTS

2018 FRI SEP 21 7:30PM SAT SEP 22 7:30PM

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2019 FRI FEB 8 SAT FEB 9

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2019

“Anyone who thinks that classical music concerts can’t be fun and serious at the same time should have been

THU APR 18 7:30PM FRI APR 19 7:30PM

at the Dallas Symphony’s ReMix.” TheaterJones

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The Lay Family Concert Organ recital series features the finest organists from around the world. THOMAS HEYWOOD ORGAN “The most compelling music making of any kind I’ve heard in ages.” Dallas Morning News

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FAMILY CONCERTS Come one hour early to enjoy fun, kid-friendly activities in the lobby, including the ever-popular Instrument Petting Zoo.

THE BERNSTEIN BEAT Jamie Bernstein, daughter of Leonard Bernstein, hosts a one-hour family concert about her father’s music modeled after his own groundbreaking Young People’s Concerts.

2018 SAT NOV 10 11:00AM

JAMIE BERNSTEIN SPEAKER AND HOST

“She resembles her dad – irrepressible, feisty and game for just about anything.” Cleveland Plain Dealer

A JOHN WILLIAMS FAMILY CHRISTMAS John Williams and friends fill your holiday with festive selections from the Harry Potter and Home Alone movies in this special one-hour concert for the whole family.

2018 SAT DEC 1

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LAWRENCE LOH CONDUCTS CHILDREN’S CHORUS OF GREATER DALLAS Cynthia Nott & Terrie Preskitt-Brown DIRECTORS “The children’s chorus is wonderful to experience. They possess a clear tone that cuts through the other performers to soar over the ensemble.” TheaterJones

FIREBIRD & OTHER FEATHERED FRIENDS A one hour concert that will make spirits soar: Stravinsky’s thrilling Firebird, as well as Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, an orchestral telling of the Dr. Seuss favorite Gertrude McFuzz and more.

2019 SAT JUN 1

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WOMEN ROCK TINA, PAT, ARETHA

They left their indelible stamp on rock and roll with some of the most incredible music ever created: What’s Love Got To Do With It, Proud Mary, Hit Me With Your Best Shot, I Love Rock and Roll and Respect.

2018 FRI SEP 7 SAT SEP 8 SUN SEP 9

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JEFF TYZIK CONDUCTS “The title King of Pops belongs to Jeff Tyzik.” The Detroit News

CARMINA BURANA

2018

Arguably one of the most popular orchestral pieces performed today, Carmina Burana astounds with extraordinary spectacle and thrilling vocals from the over 200 members of the Dallas Symphony Chorus.

FRI OCT 5 7:30PM SAT OCT 6 7:30PM SUN OCT 7 2:30PM

BRETT MITCHELL CONDUCTS CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS Rainbow Body CYNDIA SIEDEN SOPRANO ELGAR Cockaigne Overture NICHOLAS PHAN TENOR ORFF Carmina Burana STEPHEN POWELL BARITONE DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS Joshua Habermann DIRECTOR CHILDREN’S CHORUS OF GREATER DALLAS Cynthia Nott & Terrie Preskitt-Brown DIRECTORS “The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus… turned in a passionate, thrilling performance.” TheaterJones

A BERNSTEIN TRIBUTE

2018

Leonard Bernstein’s legacy comes to glorious life as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs his landmark works from West Side Story, Candide, On the Town and more.

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A JOHN WILLIAMS CHRISTMAS

2018

John Williams and friends fill your holiday with selections from the Harry Potter and Home Alone movies, plus Christmas favorites and many more surprises for a magical start to the holidays.

FRI NOV 30 7:30PM SAT DEC 1 7:30PM SUN DEC 2 2:30PM

LAWRENCE LOH CONDUCTS CHILDREN’S CHORUS OF GREATER DALLAS Cynthia Nott & Terrie Preskitt-Brown DIRECTORS “The Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas… added angelic freshness.” Dallas Morning News

THE MUSIC OF PRINCE

2019

A legend who left his mark across the musical spectrum of funk, rock, R&B and pop with hits like Purple Rain, Little Red Corvette and 1999 is celebrated in this exciting tribute performance.

FRI JAN 25 7:30PM SAT JAN 26 7:30PM SUN JAN 27 2:30PM

BRENT HAVENS CONDUCTS “Won over the audience from [the] opening performance of Let’s Get Crazy.” Buffalo Theatre Guide

DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID MOVIE IN CONCERT

Join Ariel in her quest to be Part of Your World as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra accompanies the movie on the big screen. SARAH HICKS CONDUCTS “This film-and-live-music hybrid concert was exactly how these should be done.” Broadway World

2019 FRI FEB 22 7:30PM SAT FEB 23 7:30PM SUN FEB 24 2:30PM


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2019

The Tony® Award-winning Hamilton star performs with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. This singular concert experience includes Broadway, jazz and the standards we all love.

FRI MAR 29 7:30PM SAT MAR 30 7:30PM SUN MAR 31 2:30PM

JEFF TYZIK CONDUCTS “Odom had the audience in the palm of his hands from the moment he strode onto stage.” The Morning Call

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S BROADWAY Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera… the list goes on and on. Andrew Lloyd Webber has created a collection of Broadway musicals unrivaled in their popularity. JAMES LOWE CONDUCTS

2019 FRI MAY 3 7:30PM SAT MAY 4 7:30PM SUN MAY 5 2:30PM

“[Lowe is] a splendid musician.” San Antonio Express-News

STAR TREK AND BEYOND

2019

An evening of the greatest science fiction movie scores ever written – Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey, E.T the Extra-Terrestrial and Star Wars.

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JEFF TYZIK CONDUCTS “The crowd erupted into cheers.” The Daily UW


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TCHAIKOVSKY — NUTCRACKER AND SLEEPING BEAUTY Two of Tchaikovsky’s grandest ballet scores kick off the holiday season. Plus, pianist Andrew von Oeyen performs Grieg’s much-loved concerto. ANDREW GRAMS CONDUCTS ANDREW VON OEYEN PIANO

2018 FRI NOV 23 7:30PM SAT NOV 24 7:30PM SUN NOV 25 2:30PM

TCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty Selections GRIEG Piano Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker Selections

“[Von Oeyen] plays with a blend of crystalline fire and heartfelt poetry.” Chicago Sun Times

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A JOHN WILLIAMS CHRISTMAS

2018

John Williams and friends fill your holiday with selections from the Harry Potter and Home Alone movies, plus Christmas favorites and many more surprises for a magical start to the holidays.

FRI NOV 30 7:30PM SAT DEC 1 7:30PM SUN DEC 2 2:30PM

LAWRENCE LOH CONDUCTS CHILDREN’S CHORUS OF GREATER DALLAS Cynthia Nott & Terrie Preskitt-Brown DIRECTORS “The Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas… added angelic freshness.” Dallas Morning News

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A JOHN WILLIAMS FAMILY CHRISTMAS

2018

John Williams and friends fill your holiday with festive selections from the Harry Potter and Home Alone movies in this special one-hour concert for the whole family.

SAT DEC 1

11:00AM

LAWRENCE LOH CONDUCTS CHILDREN’S CHORUS OF GREATER DALLAS Cynthia Nott & Terrie Preskitt-Brown DIRECTORS “The children’s chorus is wonderful to experience. They possess a clear tone that cuts through the other performers to soar over the ensemble.” TheaterJones

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JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS

2018

The world-renowned Jazz ensemble and GRAMMY® Award-winner Wynton Marsalis return to the Meyerson with Big Band Holidays filled with new and traditional arrangements of Yuletide favorites.

WED DEC 5 7:30PM

“Potent, passionate, superbly crafted music.” Ottawa Citizen

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DALLAS SYMPHONY CHRISTMAS POPS

2018

The beloved tradition returns with Christmas classics, sing-along carols, the Dallas Symphony Chorus and the magnificence of the Meyerson decked out in her holiday finest.

DEC 7-16

LAWRENCE LOH CONDUCTS KATY WILLIAMS SOPRANO DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS Joshua Habermann DIRECTOR “If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit, it doesn’t get much better than the DSO’s annual Christmas Pops concert.” Dallas Observor

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BIG BRASSY CHRISTMAS & ORGAN EXTRAVAGANZA

2018

Christmas favorites ring out as members of the DSO brass and percussion sections perform a special Christmas program featuring the Lay Family Concert Organ.

MON DEC 10 7:30PM

LAWRENCE LOH CONDUCTS “A special treat.” D Magazine

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STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE

2018

MOVIE IN CONCERT

THU DEC 20 7:30PM FRI DEC 21 7:30PM SAT DEC 22 7:30PM

Join Luke, Princess Leia, Han Solo and Chewie in the original intergalactic classic with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performing the Oscar-winning music of John Williams. JAYCE OGREN CONDUCTS “To call the resulting event thrilling would be an understatement.” CinemaRetro

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NEW YEAR’S EVE

2018

An evening of Viennese elegance as the Dallas Symphony performs cherished Strauss waltzes and you toast the New Year with champagne at intermission.

MON DEC 31

CASE SCAGLIONE CONDUCTS “The Dallas Symphony… [is] brilliant, suavely expressive.” Dallas Morning News

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7:30PM


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