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Betty Buckley presents benefit concert ‘Story Songs V’ at the Modern

Tony-winning Fort Worth native Betty Buckley will showcase the work of her song interpretation workshop students Thursday, during a benefit concert at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Read more

Review: Luke Wade at Concerts in the Garden

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The Fort Worth Symphony’s Concerts in the Garden Series wrapped up the penultimate weekend of its 25th anniversary season Sunday night with a concert by soulful crooner Luke Wade in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Read more

Critic: Cliburn Junior finalists’ differences were stylistic

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The Cliburn

After six days of nothing but the piano, it was a pleasure to hear the sounds of a symphony orchestra in Ed Landreth Hall on Sunday afternoon. Read more

Teen pianist from Kazakhstan wins Cliburn Junior Competition

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The Cliburn

A young man from Kazakhstan came to Fort Worth, played Van Cliburn’s signature Tchaikovsky concerto and walked away with gold. Read more

Cliburn Junior finalists dream in black and white

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It will be an afternoon of concert debuts. Read more

Review: Kimbell’s ‘Botticelli to Braque’


National Galleries of Scotland

Scotland has a Botticelli; the Kimbell Art Museum does not. Read more

3 Cliburn Junior finalists announced


The Cliburn

The teenagers will play a piano concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra on Sunday at Texas Christian University. Afterward, the winner will be announced. Read more

Review: Cliburn Junior finalists perform

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The Cliburn

It’s a cliché of piano competitions for the jury chairman to soften the blow to the eliminated by declaring that the choices were unusually tough. In the case of the Junior Cliburn, there’s more than a grain of truth to the cliché. Read more

Cliburn Junior Friday order of play

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All six semifinalists will play Friday night, beginning at 7 p.m. Each will perform the first movement of a concerto with a piano accompanist. The schedule and repertoire are as follows: Read more

Theater review: ‘The Nance’


Mike Morgan

— In the first scene of Douglas Carter Beane’s play The Nance, the character Chauncey makes a crack about an actor eating a ham sandwich. Wouldn’t that be cannibalism, he muses? Read more

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