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No chance of napping through this Fort Worth Symphony concert


Manfred Esser

The energy quotient was exceptionally high at Friday night’s concert of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. A new piece from Colombia tested the sonic limits of Bass Hall, there were thunderous peal... Read more

‘Who Am I This Time?’ throughly examines love


Timothy Long

Kurt Vonnegut wants us to know that the true path to understanding who we are lies in understanding how and whom we love. Read more

Texas Camerata sets stage for special performances this weekend

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Texas Camerata invited its audience to “go Dutch” with its concert at Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday. Read more

Nothing laborious about this ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’

Even though nobody is keeping score, it is all about winning and losing. Read more

The Assad Brothers bring musical sibling rivalry to Fort Worth


Bonnie Trafelet

Sibling rivalries can sometimes be a good thing. Read more

Rapunzel gets a makeover in Casa production


Casa Mañana Theatre

Casa Mañana Theatre’s production of “Rapunzel Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale” gives the Brothers Grimm classic tale a modern twist. Read more

Not a piano in sight for this gold medal-worthy Cliburn concert

Avi Avital on mandolin

Deutsche Grammophon

Review: Mandolinist Avi Avital and harpsichordist Kenneth Weiss presented a performance of predominately Baroque works at the Kimbell Art Museum’s Piano Pavilion on Thursday. Read more

Stanley Whitney builds interest in his paintings, block by block

Stanley Whitney exhibit


Stanley Whitney makes painting look so easy. He covers his canvases in loose grids of stacked colors. Simple recipe, no? Read more

Talented husband and wife keep Cliburn concert in the family

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Ken Howard

With a stretch of the imagination, it would be possible to find a historical connection to Thursday night’s program by baritone Nathan Gunn and his wife, pianist Julie Gunn. Read more

Conrad Tao brings Beethoven, world premiere piece to Live Oak


The Cliburn

The venue may have been casual, but the music was anything but. Read more

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