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


2019/20 performance preludes

 

September 12-15: BEETHOVEN EMPEROR CONCERTO

Jamie Allen

 

September 26 & 29: JOSHUA BELL

Mark Melson

 

October 10-13: TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 & RACHMANINOFF SYMPHONY NO. 3

LeAnn Binford

 

October 17-20: DVOŘÁK CELLO CONCERTO & SCHUMANN SYMPHONY NO. 2

Mark Melson

 

October 25-27: A SEA SYMPHONY & A NEW CONCERTO WITH DSO’S GARY LEVINSON

David Bard-Schwarz

 

November 8-10: GEMMA NEW CONDUCTS DEBUSSY’S LA MER & STEVEN MACKEY’S TIMPANI CONCERTO WITH DSO’S BRIAN JONES

Jamie Allen

 

November 21-23: PROKOFIEV SYMPHONY NO. 6 & BRUCH’S VIOLIN CONCERTO

William Gibbons

 

January 9-12: FABIO LUISI CONDUCTS SCHEHERAZADE & JULIA WOLFE’S FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Jamie Allen

 

January 16-18: GIL SHAHAM PERFORMS DVOŘÁK’S VIOLIN CONCERTO & PROKOFIEV’S CLASSICAL SYMPHONY

LeAnn Binford

 

January 31 & February 2: FABIO LUISI CONDUCTS SALOME

Ivan Eidt

 

February 13-16: TCHAIKOVSKY’S ROMEO AND JULIET

David Bard-Schwarz

 

February 27, 29 & March 1: MUSIC OF TCHAIKOVSKY & JONGEN WITH ORGANIST CAMERON CARPENTER

Mark Melson

 

March 6-8: GEMMA NEW CONDUCTS RACHMANINOFF’S SYMPHONIC DANCES, FEATURING GARRICK OHLSSON AND BARBER’S PIANO CONCERTO

Peter Kupfer

 

March 19-22: MOZART’S JUPITER SYMPHONY & PIANO CONCERTO NO. 23

Kimberly Harris

 

March 26-28: PINCHAS ZUKERMAN – ALL DVOŘÁK PROGRAM

Mark Melson

 

April 3-5: FABIO LUISI CONDUCTS FRANZ SCHMIDT’S THE BOOK WITH SEVEN SEALS

Ivan Eidt

 

APRIL 9-11: FABIO LUISI CONDUCTS BRAHMS SYMPHONY NO. 2 & JAMES EHNES PERFORMS ELGAR VIOLIN CONCERTO

Peter Kupfer

 

April 16-18: JAMES EHNES DIRECTS ALL-BRITISH PROGRAM, VAUGHAN WILLIAMS’S THE LARK ASCENDING

LeAnn Binford

 

April 23-26: KARINA CANELLAKIS CONDUCTS RACHMANINOFF PIANO CONCERTO NO. 3

Jamie Allen

 

May 7-9: RAVEL & TCHAIKOVSKY FEATURING KIRILL GERSTEIN

William Gibbons

 

May 14-17: MOZART PIANO CONCERTO NO. 21 & SIBELIUS SYMPHONY NO. 2

Peter Kupfer

 

May 22-24: BERLIOZ ROMEO & JULIET

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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