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


2017 WINTER/SPRING Performance prelude schedule:


THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE
January 5-7, 8 (4 Performances)
Conductor: Matthias Pintscher
Guest Artist: Karen Gomyo, violin
Prelude Presenter: William Gibbons
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BEETHOVEN 8
January 12, 13, 14 (3 Performances)
Conductor: Karina Canellakis
Guest Artist: David Cooper
Prelude Presenter: Jamie Allen
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TCHAIKOVSKY AND BRUCKNER

February 2, 3 (2 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Guest Artist: Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Prelude Presenter: Ivan Eidt
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PINES OF ROME
February 10, 11, 12 (3 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Guest Artist: Emanuel Ax, piano
Prelude Presenter: LeAnn Binford
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ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
February 23-26 (4 Performances)
Conductor: Jakub Hrůša
Guest Artist: Vilde Frang, violin
Prelude Presenter: David Bard-Schwarz
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RACHMANINOFF + RACHMANINOFF
March 2-4, 5 (4 Performances)
Conductor: Hans Graf
Guest Artist: Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Prelude Presenter: Mark Melson
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BRAHMS 2

March 16, 18, 19 (3 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Guest Artist: Alexander Kerr
Prelude Presenter: Peter Kupfer
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ST. MATTHEW PASSION
March 30, 31; April 2 (3 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Prelude Presenter: Kimberly Harris
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SHOSTOKOVICH AND BEETHOVEN
April 6, 7, 8 (3 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Guest Artist: James Ehnes, violin
Prelude Presenter: Jamie Allen
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VIVALDI THE FOUR SEASONS & BEETHOVEN 6
April 27-30 (4 Performances)
Conductor: Matthew Halls
Guest Artist: Nathan Olson, violin
Prelude Presenter: Kimberly Harris
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SOLUNA Festival:

VAN ZWEDEN CONDUCTS ELGAR
May 26, 27 (2 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Prelude Presenter: LeAnn Binford
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PROKOFIEV 5
June 2, 4 (2 Performances)
Conductor: JVZ
Guest Artist: Yefim Bronfman, piano
Prelude Presenter: Peter Kupfer
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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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