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Review: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

This weekend’s concerts by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra are spotlighting a young cellist who’s introducing to the city a rare work by a well known composer. Two better-known classics are rounding out the program. Read more

Review: Dallas Opera hits a double

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Dallas Opera

The Dallas Opera scored a minor coup and a mighty one in the Winspear Opera House on Friday night. Read more

Review: Lawrence Brownlee at Cliburn at the Kimbell

The latest Cliburn at the Kimbell program on Thursday night strayed a little from historical patterns. The focus this time was on the tenor voice, not the piano, though the latter instrument was n... Read more

Art review: RongRong&inri at the Modern

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DFW.com

The universal imagery of life’s sweet moments and occasional troubling events is on exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. It is the work of RongRong&inri. Read more

Review: Shaping Sound at Bass Hall

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Performing Arts Fort Worth

If there’s one thing that the TV dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance instills in its contestants, it’s versatility. Travis Wall, the Season 2 runner-up who is now a judge on the show, takes that idea to heart in Shaping Sound, the LA-base... Read more

Review: Kholodenko and friends

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Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra went small for its concert on Thursday night. Small, that is, in the number of musicians involved, not in the artistic weight of the program they played. Read more

Review: ‘Percussion Concerto’ by Fort Worth Symphony

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The music of Aaron Copland and Sergei Rachmaninoff is on this weekend’s schedule of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, but the big attention-getter at Friday night’s concert in Bass Hall was a piece by a third composer, Jennifer Higdon. Read more

Review: Texas Ballet Theater’s ‘The Nutcracker’

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Star-Telegram

Texas Ballet Theater’s annual parody The Nutty Nutcracker is a week away, but honestly, no one goes as brilliantly nuts in the traditional The Nutcracker than Ben Stevenson. The production that opened at Bass Hall on Friday is the ... Read more

Review: Ballet Concerto’s ‘Holiday Special’

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Perry Langenstein

Even though Friday night’s performance of Ballet Concerto’s annual A Holiday Special undoubtedly had many children in the audience, Will Rogers Auditorium probably wasn’t ... Read more

Review: ‘Jubilation II’ a sweet Christmas revue

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Cecil Fuqua

There are few better places to spend Christmas than Rudyville — even though it doesn’t really exist. Read more

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