A fictional tale of the real-life Jewish community in Shanghai during World War II — with a cross-cultural love story at its heart — is premiering at the New York Philharmonic on Thursday.
“I think when you have people who are doing something that they are so passionate about – that’s their life’s work – where every moment onstage, they are doing what were meant to do, the audience knows that,” says violinist Lindsay Deutsch of the Classical Crossover group, Take Three. Ahead of their concert at the… Read more »
It only happens once every four years. Here are a few events to make your Leap Day special.
Once a month on Saturday nights, Marena Riyad hosts a stand-up comedy showcase, Kufiya Comedy, at her Lemmon Avenue salon, the Haus of Henna. Nathan Hunsinger / Dallas Morning News In her salon, Marena Riyad was seated close to her customer, Kami Harris, bent over the woman’s bare arm and shoulder. Riyad, who owns the… Read more »
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“There’s such incredible work happening here and we are so proud to do our part,” says Maura Sheffler, the Donna Wilhelm Family President & Executive Director of TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – which recently distributed $125,000 to four Dallas arts organizations. Hear more about those groups and the works they’re creating in this… Read more »
The Los Angeles-based harpist and composer talks about approaching her instrument in new ways on her debut album.
Poet Amanda Gorman and German cellist Jan Vogler combine poetry and Bach’s cello suites at New York’s Carnegie Hall to share the “lows and highs” of human experience.
“I think what makes these works still so viable today is that Puccini had this amazing ability to get to the heart of the human condition,” says Michael Scarola, Interim Director of SMU’s Meadows Lyric Theatre, referencing the two enduring operatic masterpieces they’ll perform February 15-18, 2024. In this feature with WRR’s Amy Bishop, Scarola… Read more »
On Feb. 12, 1924, a sassy fusion of jazz and classical music debuted in New York, sparking a mutual exchange of ideas still debated today.