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Review: Hall Ensemble gives enjoyable, informal concert at coffee house

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Brad Loper

Someone undoubtedly had history in mind when planning Sunday evening’s opening of the Hall Ensemble’s fourth season. Read more

Review: Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth

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Cliburn Foundation

To title a program two-thirds of which is devoted to masterpieces of Mozart and Beethoven “French Romantics Plus” seems a little perverse, especially when the remaining one-third is music by Fauré. Read more

Review: 'Sleeping Beauty' entertaining, but long

Texas Ballet Theater Sleeping Beauty review

Star-Telegram

If you want to introduce your children to everything classical ballet has to offer, then you won’t do any better than Texas Ballet Theater’s The Sleeping Beauty, which opened the 2014-15 season at Bass Hall on Friday night. It has sweeping music (with the Fo... Read more

Review: Schola Cantorum gives deeply moving concert of African-American spirituals

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Star-Telegram archives

Schola Cantorum of Texas mined one of the richest veins of American music on Sunday evening, presenting a program of African-American spirituals in Grapevine’s First United Methodist Church. Read more

Review: Music of Lowell Liebermann at Cliburn at the Modern

The Cliburn at the Modern series, which focuses on the music of living composers, put its spotlight Saturday afternoon on a master of listenable music, Lowell Liebermann. Read more

Review: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation!

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is paying homage this weekend to one of the great composers and songwriters of our lifetime: Marvin Frederick Hamlisch, whom we lost in 2012. Read more

Review: Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth

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Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth’s latest site-specific dance is called Sky Descending: Dancing Between Two Buildings, but of the eight movements in this hourlong work at the Kimbell Art Museum, the most interesting choreography does not happen between the Louis Kahn building and the year-ol... Read more

Review: ‘Navigating the West’ at Amon Carter Museum

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Manoogian Collection

The United States in the mid-1800s was a time of great political and social turmoil. Nowhere was that more apparent than in Missouri. Read more

Bass Hall audience treated to exceptional performance of Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s concerts this weekend are in the hands of two guests, and they are quite an impressive pair. Read more

Inside the Perot Museum’s exhibit “2theXtreme: MathAlive!”

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Oscar Williams

The newest temporary exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science answers every student’s biggest math question: “When am I ever going to use it?” Read more

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