Tag: Meyerson Symphony Center

WRR101 Focus on the Arts: Ben Folds and the Dallas Symphony are uniting for a classically cool crossover experience

“I always hope that my shows can be a way in for some people,” says singer/songwriter/pianist Ben Folds. “What I want is for people to see the orchestra in the best possible light and then come back and see Prokofiev, or Ravel or Beethoven or Mozart or Mahler. There’s really insanely good music right around… Read more »

WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: Seriously, this Dallas Winds season opener is HUGE

“Any time that we can, we love to use the organ in the Meyerson because that Fisk organ is such an amazing instrument. It works so well with the wind band….just the combination of forces is really thrilling,” explains Jerry Junkin, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Dallas Winds. The Dallas Winds open their 2023-24… Read more »

WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: DSO’s Fabio Luisi makes Pops debut with American Songbook program

“We play for the audience, not for ourselves,” says Fabio Luisi, Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. “The reaction of the audience and the fact to have an audience while we’re playing is very important.” Now entering his fourth year with the DSO, Luisi will makes his Pops debut with the orchestra to lead… Read more »