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Review: Pink Martini opens 25th Concerts in the Garden Season


Special/Rachel Parker

Nearly all of the numbers featured the Fort Worth Symphony under the baton of Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya, making his only appearance in this summer’s series. Read more

Review: Texas Ballet Theater’s ‘Crash’ a smashing success

TBT Artistic Director's Choice

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

FORT WORTH If the plan for Texas Ballet Theater’s season finale, Artistic Director’s Choice, was to offer something new and different for its audiences, consider it a smashing success. Read more

Review: Barry Douglas with the Fort Worth Symphony


Courtesy photo

Miguel Harth-Bedoya chose to end the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s season this weekend with a program including one of the most famous of all piano concertos, especially in Fort Worth: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor. Read more

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

It’s the time for nontheater versions of Shakespeare’s hit plays in Cowtown. The Fort Worth Opera’s Hamlet closed Sunday, and Ballet Frontier of Texas opened A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Scott Theatre on S... Read more

Review: Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers

There’s an annual bonus for Fort Worth Opera subscribers with a sense of adventure. It’s called Frontiers, and it presents bits and pieces of operas that are newer than brand new; often they haven’t even been completed. Read more

Review: ‘Mercy Killers’

Michael Milligan

photo 2014 © Michal Daniel

The tragedy of a death accelerated by inadequate healthcare coverage goes far beyond the pain and suffering of the victim. Read more

Review: Fort Worth Opera’s ‘Hamlet’ at Bass Hall

Fort Worth Opera Hamlet


Shakespeare aficionados may find composer Ambroise Thomas’ take on Hamlet infuriating, but the Fort Worth Opera’s lively production may go some way toward softening their wrath. Read more

Review: Gruesome ‘Dog Days’ an ear-splitting, profanity-laced opera

Dog Days dress rehearsal


If you’d like a powerful shot of Grand Guignol in your evening’s entertainment, the Read more

Review: After stormy start, ‘La Traviata’ opens Fort Worth Opera Festival at Bass Hall

La Traviata Review

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Verdi’s popular opera repeats during the festival on May 3 and 9. Read more

Art review: Blockbuster Abelló exhibition at Meadows Museum


Courtesy Meadows Museum

The first of the year’s two great Spanish art exhibitions has opened at the Meadows Museum. Read more

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