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FWSO musicians on strike, weekend concerts canceled

Symphony Strike


The music has stopped for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Read more

FWSO says anthem tradition will continue

FWSO plays National Anthem


Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra patrons have come to expect the playing and singing of the national anthem at the start of every concert. Read more

Opera Ball, Gallery Night and other can’t-miss events in September


Jan Versweyveld

Stay up-to-date with all the September events taking place in DFW. Read more

Fort Worth Symphony musicians again authorize union to call a strike

Review of FWSO festival night 2 (Saturday)

Star-Telegram archives

Talks between Fort Worth Symphony musicians and management appeared to reach an impasse on Wednesday, a day after the musicians voted to strike. Read more

Top Ten Things to Do, Sept. 8-Sept. 15, 2016

Obama Seinfeld

Robert Altman/Invision/AP

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians reject proposed contract

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians Sunday night rejected a new contract proposed by symphony management, setting the stage for a strike vote later this week. Read more

Dallas DanceFest feels effects of fewer days, companies


Lynn Lane

Dallas DanceFest showed signs of growing pains Friday and Saturday evenings. Or, shrinking pains. Read more

Fort Worth Opera exceeds ‘Million Dollar Summer’ fundraising goal

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The Fort Worth Opera has surpassed its fundraising goal of $500,000 in its three-month “Million Dollar Summer” campaign, General Director Darren K. Woods said Wednesday. The initial $500,000 raised will be matched by an anonymous donor, whose pledge initiated the campaign. Read more

American orchestras try to tap into pop culture


Special to the Star-Telegram

Tchaikovsky’s bombastic 1812 Overture has been a staple of the Boston Pops’ Fourth of July concert since 1974, when the famed Pops conductor Arthur Fiedler added it — complete with cannon blasts and church bells — to lift attendance. It bec... Read more

Top Ten Things to Do, Sept. 1-Sept. 8, 2016

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival day 7

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