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Review: Fort Worth Opera Studio singers have something for everyone

A beer and a patty melt — and opera? Why not! Read more

Theater review: ‘Hot Mikado’

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Flirting may seem an innocent pastime. But in Titipu, it can be fatal. Read more

Review: Inaugural Cliburn Festival strikes a chord with Chopin lovers

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Cliburn Festival, the first of what will be an annual event, was a distinct success last weekend at the Kimbell Art Museum’s Renzo Piano Pavilion. Read more

Review: Adam Golka with Amphion String Quartet at Cliburn Festival

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Cliburn Festival of Chopin’s music came to its conclusion in grand style Sunday afternoon, as the final pianist, Adam Golka, split the afternoon with a small group of string players and produced something rare with some of Chopin’s most familiar music. Read more

Review: Ko-Eun Yi with Amphion String Quartet at Cliburn Festival

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Cliburn Festival’s Chopin marathon neared the finish line with programs on Saturday afternoon and evening. One more dash, on Sunday afternoon, will bring the 2015 edition to a close. Read more

Review: Fei-Fei Dong at Cliburn Festival

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Cliburn Festival’s Chopin marathon swept past the halfway mark Saturday afternoon. The featured performer this time was Fei-Fei Dong, assisted in the final work of her program by violinist Michael Shih and cellist Allan Steele. Read more

Review: Allan Steele and Mariangela Vacatello at Cliburn Festival

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Star-Telegram

The Van Cliburn Foundation, which has steadily increased its activities through the years, introduced something new on Thursday night: the first annual Cliburn Festival. Read more

Review: Kimbell exhibit shows artistic view of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass

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Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass

The Bass family has contributed greatly to the city of Fort Worth. Their latest largess is sharing the art collection compiled by the late Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, mother and father to brothers Sid, Edward, Robert and Lee, at the Kimbell Art Museum in a free exhibition. Read more

Review: Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth

There were several unusual things about Saturday afternoon’s program of the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth. Read more

Review: Pianist Denis Matsuev at Bass Hall

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Columbia Artists Management

Thoughts of competition were in the air at Bass Hall on Tuesday night, even though playing for prizes was not in the cards. Denis Matsuev, winner of the 1998 Tchaikovsky Competition, had come to the home of the Van Cliburn Competition to demonstrate his skill and artistry at the piano. Read more

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