Performance Preludes

Ticketed guests are invited to join us in Horchow Hall one hour before every Texas Instruments Classical Series concert for free Performance Preludes. These informal presentations are designed to enhance your concert experience. Laugh and learn with the most knowledgeable music experts in North Texas as they share the stories behind the music.


Supported in part by:

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Guild


2018/19 performance preludes

 

WAGNER OVERTURES: SEPTEMBER 27, 28, 30

Prelude Speaker: Ivan Eidt

 

BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTO NO. 3: OCTOBER 11-14

Prelude Speaker: Jamie Allen

 

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION: OCTOBER 19-21

Prelude Speaker: Peter Kupfer

 

MOZART VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 5: OCTOBER 25-28

Prelude Speaker: Mark Melson

 

COPLAND APPALACHIAN SPRING: NOVEMBER 1-4

Prelude Speaker: LeAnn Binford

 

TCHAIKOVSKY NUTCRACKER AND SLEEPING BEAUTY: NOVEMBER 23-25

Prelude Speaker: William Gibbons

 

MAHLER THE SONG OF THE EARTH: JANUARY 10, 11, 13

Prelude Speaker: Ivan Eidt

 

DVOŘÁK’S NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: JANUARY 17-19

Prelude Speaker: David Bard-Schwarz

 

JOHN ADAMS CONDUCTS JOHN ADAMS: JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 2

Prelude Speaker: Jamie Allen

 

TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO: FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 3

Prelude Speaker: Carol Reynolds

 

PINES OF ROME: MARCH 7-10

Prelude Speaker: David Bard-Schwarz

 

MAHLER’S TITAN SYMPHONY: MARCH 14, 15

Prelude Speaker: Mark Melson

 

BOLÉRO: MARCH 21-24

Prelude Speaker: Peter Kupfer

 

SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO: APRIL 4, 6, 7

Prelude Speaker: David Bard-Schwarz

 

1812 OVERTURE: APRIL 11-13

Prelude Speaker: Mark Melson

 

STRAVINSKY THE FIREBIRD: APRIL 25-28

Prelude Speaker: Jamie Allen

 

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 4: MAY 9-12

Prelude Speaker: LeAnn Binford

 

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE: MAY 16-19

Prelude Speaker: William Gibbons

 

HAYDN THE CREATION: MAY 24-26

Prelude Speaker: Kimberly Harris

 


When to Arrive

Performance Preludes begin one hour before every Texas Instruments Classical Series performance in Horchow Hall, which is located behind the Guest Services Center on the Lower Level of the Meyerson Symphony Center.


Complimentary Admission

Admission to a Performance Prelude is FREE! DSO Performance Preludes are supported by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Guild.


For More Information

Call Jamie Allen at 214.871.4019. On weekends call the Guest Services Center at 214.TIX.4DSO.

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