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  • Ellis Hall Plays Ray Charles

    March 6 - 8, 7:30 PM

    Ellis Hall Plays Ray Charles

    The protégé of Ray Charles and a true "Ambassador of Soul" pays tribute to "The Genius" in the brilliance of the Meyerson. Selections include "Georgia on My Mind," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Hit the Road Jack," and other Ray Charles and Motown favorites.

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  • Romeo and Juliet

    March 12 - 15, 7:30 PM

    Romeo and Juliet

    This concert week features a trio of DSO debuts. Case Scaglione, Associate Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, makes his conducting debut. As her debut with the DSO, pianist Lucille Chung performs young Dallas composer Chase Dobson's Piano Concerto No. 1. Dobson is currently studying at Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts, and his works have been heard around Dallas and nationally on the radio program From the Top.

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  • Romeo and Juliet

    March 13 - 15

    Romeo and Juliet

    This concert week features a trio of DSO debuts. Case Scaglione, Associate Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, makes his conducting debut. As her debut with the DSO, pianist Lucille Chung performs young Dallas composer Chase Dobson's Piano Concerto No. 1. Dobson is currently a senior at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and his works have been heard around Dallas and nationally on the radio program From the Top.

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  • Tango Buenos Aires

    March 16, 7:30 PM

    Tango Buenos Aires

    Direct from Argentina, Tango Buenos Aires performs a journey of the life of Eva "Evita" Peron through the seductive dance and music of tango.

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  • Gil Shaham Performs Bach

    March 20 - 22, 7:30 PM

    Gil Shaham Performs Bach

    From small to large, this concert spotlights the range of orchestral playing and the magnificent sound of the DSO. Gil Shaham solos in two Bach violin concertos, accompanied simply by strings and harpsichord. Bruckner's "Romantic" Symphony calls for much larger forces allowing the sounds of the winds and brass to fill the hall.

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  • Symphonie Fantastique

    March 26 - 29, 7:30 PM

    Symphonie Fantastique

    The DSO performs the bewitching Berlioz masterpiece and presents the DSO debut of Daniil Trifinov.

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  • Symphonie Fantastique

    March 26 - 29

    Symphonie Fantastique

    The DSO performs the bewitching Berlioz masterpiece and presents the DSO debut of Daniil Trifinov.

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  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4

    April 9, 10, 12, 7:30 PM

    Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4

    The DSO presents the Dallas premiere of Christopher Rouse's Iscariot. The piece was written in 1989, and Rouse called it "my most autobiographical score to date."  American conductor Joshua Weilerstein makes his DSO debut on this concert conducting Mendelssohn's delightful "Scottish" Symphony and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 with Ohlsson as soloist.

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  • Mozart Requiem

    April 16 - 19, 7:30 PM

    Mozart Requiem

    The Dallas Symphony and Trio Jean Paul present the US premiere of Wolfgang Rihm's Triple Concerto, a piece dedicated to the Trio and a co-commission of the DSO, the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra and Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich. Mozart's Requiem marries choral forces with the Orchestra in one of the best-loved works of the classical repertoire.

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  • Leo van Doeselaar

    April 25, 6:00 PM

    Leo van Doeselaar

    The superb organist of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam brings his deeply-felt music-making to the Fisk Opus 100 organ.

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  • DSO on the GO: Oak Cliff

    April 30, 7:00 PM

    DSO on the GO: Oak Cliff

    Mozart's Symphony No. 40
    Karina Canellakis Conducts

    MOZART: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio
    MOZART: Symphony No. 40
    RAVEL: Mother Goose Suite

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  • Callaway Sings Streisand

    May 1 - 3, 7:30 PM

    Callaway Sings Streisand

    Ann Hampton Callaway's "extravagantly gorgeous" voice will dazzle you as this Tony-Award® nominee brings an effortless elegance to the hits of Barbra Streisand, one of the greatest names in show business.

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  • A Musician's View

    May 4, 7:30 PM

    A Musician's View

    Featuring musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra including Angela Fuller Heyde, Daphne Volle, violins; Christine Hwang, viola; Jeffrey Hood, cello; Demarre McGill, flute; Greg Raden, clarinet; Ryan Anthony, Kevin Finamore, trumpets; Wilfred Roberts, Scott Walzel, bassoons; John Kitzman, Darren McHenry, trombones; David Cooper, horn; Daniel Florio, percussion


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  • SOLUNA Opening Performance

    May 6, 7:30 PM

    SOLUNA Opening Performance

    SOLUNA kicks off with screenings of works by visual artist Alex Prager, including her acclaimed film Face in the Crowd, with music specially arranged for orchestra by composer Ali Helnwein. Premium tickets include a VIP after-party to celebrate the opening of the festival.

    Karina Canellakis conducts
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra

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  • Rachmaninoff + Korngold

    May 7, 7:30 PM

    Rachmaninoff + Korngold

    Amernet String Quartet
    Misha Vitenson, Marcia Littley, violins
    Michael Klotz, viola
    Jason Calloway, cello

    Musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Eunice Keem, Miika Gregg, violins
    Ann Marie Brink, viola
    Theodore Harvey, cello
    and Baya Kakouberi, piano

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  • ReMix: Hollywood Exile

    May 8 - 9, 7:30 PM

    ReMix: Hollywood Exile

    Famed visual artist Pipilotti Rist's original video projections accompany Rozsa's electrifying Andante for String Orchestra. DSO Artist-in-Residence Conrad Tao performs the Spellbound Concerto. Plus the early 20th Century's most famous composers who improbably found a home in Hollywood - Korngold, Schoenberg, Steiner, and Stravinsky.


    Karina Canellakis conducts

    Conrad Tao, piano and DSO Artist-in-Residence
    Video by Pipilotti Rist (World Premiere - DSO Commission)

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  • Copland + Bartok

    May 9, 2:30 PM

    Copland + Bartok

    Conrad Performs Copland + Bartok
    Dallas City Performance Hall
    Featuring DSO Artist-in-residence Conrad Tao

    Conrad Tao, piano and DSO Artist-in-Residence
    Nathan Olson, violin
    Gregory Raden, clarinet

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  • Phantasy Quartet for Oboe + Strings

    May 10, 6:00 PM

    Phantasy Quartet for Oboe + Strings

    At Dallas Contemporary
    The Amernet String Quartet
    With Erin Hannigan, Oboe
    and Musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

    Amernet String Quartet
    Misha Vitenson, Marcia Littley, violins
    Michael Klotz, viola
    Jason Calloway, cello

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  • Bernstein 3

    May 14, 16, 7:30 PM

    Bernstein 3

    The American master gives voice to the eternal struggle of Creator and creation, father and son. The DSO with the Dallas Symphony Chorus and the Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas perform the impassioned Kaddish. Plus Bernstein's Serenade with violinist Liza Ferschtman.

    Jaap van Zweden conducts
    Liza Ferschtman, violin
    Kelley Nassief, soprano
    Ronald Guttman, narrator
    Dallas Symphony Chorus: Joshua Habermann, director
    Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas: Cynthia Nott, director

    BERNSTEIN Serenade
    BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish"

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  • Transfigured Night

    May 15, 7:30 PM

    Transfigured Night

    Amernet String Quartet:
    Misha Vitenson, Marcia Littley, violins
    Michael Klotz, viola
    Jason Calloway, cello

    Musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra:
    Emanuelle Boisvert, Andrew Schast, violins
    Pamela Askew, viola
    Christopher Adkins, Jennifer Humphreys, cello
    Nicolas Tsolainos, bass

    TBD, soprano

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  • Dvorak + Prokofiev

    May 18, 7:30 PM

    Dvorak + Prokofiev

    The Winspear's Hamon Hall
    Featuring musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

    Musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, including:
    Alexander Kerr and Nathan Olson, violins
    Ellen Rose, viola
    Christopher Adkins, cello
    David Cooper, horn
    Gregory Raden, clarinet

    Lucille Chung, piano

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  • Mahler 3

    May 21 - 23, 7:30 PM

    Mahler 3

    Writing about his third symphony to a colleague, Mahler said, "You can't imagine how it will sound! With over 100 musicians on stage and two choruses, Mahler 3 is colossal in its scope and sweeping in emotion as it envisions the magnificence of Nature.

    Jaap van Zweden conducts
    Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano
    Women of the Dallas Symphony Chorus: Joshua Habermann, director
    Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas: Terrie Preskitt-Brown, director

    MAHLER Symphony No. 3

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  • On Broadway!

    May 29 - 31, 7:30 PM

    On Broadway!

    Two-time Grammy-Award® winner Sylvia McNair's magnificent soprano brings out the best of Broadway as she performs selections from My Fair Lady, The Music Man, Camelot, Porgy and Bess, The King and I and many more! Jeff Tyzik leads this electrifying conclusion to the 2014/15 Dallas Symphony Pops Series.


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  • Peter and the Wolf

    May 30, 2015

    Peter and the Wolf

    Project Trio joins the Dallas Symphony in reinventing Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. This contemporary version will inspire imaginations young and old.

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  • Star-crossed Lovers

    June 5, 7:30 PM

    Star-crossed Lovers

    Celebrate music's most passionate couples with selections from Romeo & Juliet, West Side Story and The Fault in Our Stars.

    Karina Canellakis conducts

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  • Paul Jacobs

    June 6, 6:00 PM

    Paul Jacobs

    The GRAMMY® winning organist brings emotional artistry and superb technique to the Meyerson's Fisk Opus 100 organ.


    Paul Jacobs, organ

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  • The Music of John Williams and Hollywood's Great Composers

    June 20, 7:30 PM

    The Music of John Williams and Hollywood's Great Composers

    Your favorite film scores come alive as the DSO performs music from Superman, E.T., Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Gone with the WindThe Wizard of Oz and many more!

    Jeff Tyzik conducts

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  • The Sinatra Century

    September 4 - 6, 7:30 PM

    The Sinatra Century

    Ol' Blue Eyes was born 100 years ago, and we celebrate the supreme showman in a night of his greatest hits - I've Got You Under My Skin, New York, New York, and The Lady is a Tramp.

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  • 2015 DSO Gala Concert

    September 26, 8:45 PM

    2015 DSO Gala Concert

    Violin virtuoso Pinchas Zukerman joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Maestro van Zweden as we kick off the season with a bang. Enjoy preferred seating and the best after-party (with open bar!) in town.

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  • Ravel Piano Concerto

    October 1 - 4, 7:30 PM

    Ravel Piano Concerto

    Ravel's jazz-infused concerto springs to life accompanied by the dream-like piano of Hélène Grimaud. Also, the magnificence of Mahler as only Maestro van Zweden can deliver.

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  • Peking Dreams

    October 7, 7:30 PM

    Peking Dreams

    The amazing Chinese acrobats come to the Meyerson for one night only. Thrill to the daring exploits and theatricality of this ancient art form dating back more than 2000 years.


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  • Brahms Symphony No 1

    October 8 - 11, 7:30 PM

    Brahms Symphony No 1

    Brahms' glorious Symphony No 1 was twenty-one years in the making. Plus, the infamously demanding Sibelius Violin Concerto performed by Midori.

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  • JVZ Conducts Bruckner 5

    October 15 - 18, 7:30 PM

    JVZ Conducts Bruckner 5

    Surrender to the cosmic mystery of one of Bruckner's most intricate works - majestic, awe-inspiring, guaranteed to thrill with its ever-changing palette and vast cathedral of sound.

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  • Come to the Cabaret

    October 23 - 24, 7:30 PM

    Come to the Cabaret

    Spend a night at the cabaret when New York star Ashley Brown brings her unique stage show to the Meyerson with Chicago, Make Someone Happy and Defying Gravity.

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  • Concierto de Aranjuez

    October 29 - November 1, 7:30 PM

    Concierto de Aranjuez

    Be transported to España and sample all the splendors of its culture with this crowning achievement for guitar and orchestra.

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  • Concierto de Aranjuez

    October 30 - November 1, 7:30 PM

    Concierto de Aranjuez

    Be transported to España and sample all the splendors of its culture with this crowning achievement for guitar and orchestra.

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  • Dvorak Cello Concerto

    November 5 - 8, 7:30 PM

    Dvorak Cello Concerto

    Considered the greatest cello concerto ever written, Dvorák's richly sonorous and deeply personal work will leave you enraptured.

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  • The Damnation of Faust

    November 12 & 14, 7:30 PM

    The Damnation of Faust

    The original bargain with the Devil - Berlioz's ingenious reinvention of the Goethe myth revels equally in the sacred and the profane, in supernatural ecstasy and earthbound desire.

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  • Holst The Planets

    November 19 - 22, 7:30 PM

    Holst The Planets

    Ethereal, joyous, intense - Holst's lush astrological exploration of the planets runs the gamut of human experience. Plus, Karen Gomyo performs the exhilarating Glass Violin Concerto.

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  • Holst The Planets

    November 20 - 22, 7:30 PM

    Holst The Planets

    Ethereal, joyous, intense - Holst's lush astrological exploration of the planets runs the gamut of human experience. Plus, Karen Gomyo performs the exhilarating Glass Violin Concerto.

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  • Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker In Concert

    November 27 - 29, 7:30 PM

    Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker In Concert

    Who knew The Nutcracker could sound so good? With full orchestra and nothing to distract from the sheer beauty of Tchaikovsky's iconic music, it will be like hearing it for the first time.

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  • Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops

    December 4 - 6, 7:30 PM

    Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops

    Radiant soprano Ava Pine returns with the Dallas Symphony Chorus. From sing-along carols to sacred choruses this concert is a must-see event for the perfect Holiday season.

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  • Organ and Brass Christmas

    December 7, 7:30 PM

    Organ and Brass Christmas

    The big brassy extravaganza returns with the mighty brass and percussion of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the majestic Lay Family Concert Organ.


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  • Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops

    December 11 - 20

    Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops

    Radiant soprano Ava Pine returns with the Dallas Symphony Chorus. From sing-along carols to sacred choruses this concert is a must-see event for the perfect Holiday season.

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  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    December 22 - 23, 7:30 PM

    Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    Back by popular demand, Preservation Hall Jazz Band captures the cheerful spirit of the French Quarter with a dash of Creole spice to flavor your holiday season.


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  • New Year's Eve

    December 31, 7:30 PM

    New Year's Eve

    The annual concert of your favorite Strauss waltzes and Viennese-inspired revelry. Ring in the New Year in the opulence of the Meyerson and enjoy a free champagne toast at intermission!


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  • Cirque de la Symphonie

    January 2 - 3, 7:30 PM

    Cirque de la Symphonie

    Start your new year with this smash hit! Contortionists, jugglers, aerialists and strong men perform along with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.


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  • Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3

    January 7 - 10, 7:30 PM

    Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3

    Respected, even feared by many pianists, Rachmaninoff's personal favorite promises an incomparable evening of blazing technique and powerful emotions; including the much-loved Pictures at an Exhibition.

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  • Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3

    January 8 - 10, 7:30 PM

    Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3

    Respected, even feared by many pianists, Rachmaninoff's personal favorite promises an incomparable evening of blazing technique and powerful emotions; including the much-loved Pictures at an Exhibition.

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  • Vaughan Williams Fantasia

    January 14 - 16, 7:30 PM

    Vaughan Williams Fantasia

    Based on a 16th century hymn, Fantasia is treasured for its extraordinary beauty and haunting romanticism. Also, Concertmaster Alexander Kerr performs the mesmerizing Walton Violin Concerto.

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  • Vaughan Williams Fantasia

    January 15 - 17, 7:30 PM

    Vaughan Williams Fantasia

    Based on a 16th century hymn, Fantasia is treasured for its extraordinary beauty and haunting romanticism. Also, Concertmaster Alexander Kerr performs the mesmerizing Walton Violin Concerto.

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  • Gershwin's Greatest Hits

    January 22 - 24, 7:30 PM

    Gershwin's Greatest Hits

    You'll swoon to the best of Gershwin's music, including: Lullaby, Cuban Overture, Funny Face and selections from Porgy and Bess.

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  • Mozart No 39

    January 29 - 31, 7:30 PM

    Mozart No 39

    Mozart's delightfully zany overture for The Magic Flute, along with the Labeque sisters performing Poulenc's impassioned Concerto for Two Pianos and a world premiere from Jeremy Gill.

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  • Shostakovich 7

    February 4 - 7, 7:30 PM

    Shostakovich 7

    Considered one of Mozart's greatest works, even Beethoven said of it, "[w]e shall never be able to do anything like that." Followed by Shostakovich's heartbreaking Symphony No 7.

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  • West Side Story

    February 12 - 14, 7:30 PM

    West Side Story

    Bernstein and Sondheim's electrifying score and memorable songs performed live with the newly re-mastered film shown in glorious high definition on the big screen.

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  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1

    February 25 - 28, 7:30 PM

    Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1

    The intensely romantic Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1, along with Schumann's passionate Symphony No 4 and works by American composers Adams and Copland.

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  • Bach and Beyond

    March 3 - 6, 7:30 PM

    Bach and Beyond

    The music of Bach and his peers under the baton of returning Baroque master conductor Ton Koopman. An evening of technical command, artistic beauty and intellectual depth

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  • A Tribute to the Beatles

    March 11 - 13, 7:30 PM

    A Tribute to the Beatles

    From Imagine to Yesterday and Yellow Submarine, you'll be amazed at the meticulousness of their performance. The Los Angeles Times hails concerts by the Classical Mystery Tour for their "goose bump quotient."

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  • Celtic Fire

    March 18 - 19, 7:30 PM

    Celtic Fire

    Hailed as the "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin" by The New York Times, Grammy-award winner Eileen Ivers and her band bring a very special St. Patrick's Day concert to the Meyerson.

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  • Beethoven's Fifth

    March 24 - 26, 7:30 PM

    Beethoven's Fifth

    The Dallas Morning News said of Maestro van Zweden and the DSO's last performance of the Fifth, "The most electrifying yet elegant Beethoven Fifth I've ever heard."

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  • Beethoven's Fifth

    March 25 - 27, 7:30 PM

    Beethoven's Fifth

    The Dallas Morning News said of Maestro van Zweden and the DSO's last performance of the Fifth, "The most electrifying yet elegant Beethoven Fifth I've ever heard."

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  • Wagner Die Walkure

    April 1, 7:30 PM

    Wagner Die Walkure

    One night only, experience the high drama and the unsurpassed beauty of this Wagner masterpiece. The last time the DSO performed Die Walküre, the concert sold out, so get your tickets now.


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  • Chris Botti

    April 22 - 24, 7:30 PM

    Chris Botti

    Perennial Dallas favorite, Chris Botti and his band return to the Meyerson. The New York Times says Botti exudes "human warmth on a sweeping scale."

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  • Carmina Burana

    April 28 - May 1, 7:30 PM

    Carmina Burana

    A spine-tingling reverie on the fortune and fate of mankind, Orff's shimmering cantana thrills audiences with medieval chants and dynamic spectacle.

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  • Symphonic Oscars

    May 13 - 15, 7:30 PM

    Symphonic Oscars

    Roll out the red carpet for your favorite movie scores from Jaws, Gone with the Wind, Breakfast at Tiffany's and many more, performed under the baton of Richard Kaufman.

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  • JVZ Conducts Mahler

    May 27 - 28, 7:30 PM

    JVZ Conducts Mahler

    Two knights vie for the hand of the imperious Queen in Mahler's imaginative fairy tale of chivalry and ambition, showcasing the 175 member-strong Dallas Symphony Chorus.

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  • Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony

    June 3 - 5, 7:30 PM

    Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony

    A beautifully wrought dialogue between the organ and strings, Saint-Saëns said of Symphony No 3, "I gave everything to it I was able to give." Featuring the Lay Family Concert Organ.

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