Meadows Symphony Orchestra

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

When: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 2:30pm

The program includes Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks by Richard Strauss and features winners of the annual Meadows Concerto Competition, who are chosen to perform with the orchestra from a highly competitive field of talented Meadows undergraduate and graduate students.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Chamber Orchestra Student Conductors’ Concert

When: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 2:30pm

The concert features a smaller-scale version of the Meadows Symphony Orchestra, led by students in the master’s degree program in orchestral conducting.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Koch, Kancheli, Dvorak and Janacek

When: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:30pm

The concert opens with two short contemporary works: Danish composer Jesper Koch’s 1997 tone poem Alice under Skies, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, and Giya Kancheli’s Nu.Mu.Zu (2015), which expresses the composer’s hopes for a world without violence. Dvorak’s elegant Romance for Violin follows, with featured soloist Diane Kitzman, faculty member and principal first violin of the Dallas Symphony. The program concludes with Leos Janacek’s expressive, festive Sinfonietta, a 1926 work that begins and ends with fanfares for brass instruments.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Distinguished Performer Concert Series: PLUS String Quartet with Brian Perry

When: 
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 7:30pm

Concert date was changed from 11/07 to 11/12

The PLUS String Quartet, composed of Dallas Symphony Orchestra musicians Filip Fenrych and Aleksandr Snytkin, violin; Ann Marie Brink, viola; and Jeff Hood, cello, will join DSO double bassist Brian Perry for a concert of three acclaimed works. The group will perform Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 74, No. 3 (the “Rider”), the Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 and the Dvorak Bass Quintet. Brink and Perry are both Meadows music faculty members.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

When: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 2:30pm

The concert will open with Tchaikovsky’s deeply expressive and romantic Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Meadows alumna and faculty member Liudmila Georgievskaya as soloist. Composed in 1874, the work was the basis for the popular song Tonight We Love in 1941 and became the first classical record to sell one million copies when Van Cliburn’s recording was released in 1958.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Vaughan Williams, Schubert and Sibelius

When: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:30pm

The MSO season opening concert features three uplifting works. The first is Ralph Vaughan Williams’ lovely Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus,” based on the British folk tune “Dives and Lazarus” and commissioned for the 1939 World’s Fair in New York. It’s followed by Franz Schubert’s buoyant, optimistic Symphony No. 5; written in 1816 when the composer was just 19, it’s considered an homage to Mozart and Haydn. Rounding out the program is Jean Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5, inspired by swans in flight.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

When: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 2:30pm

The program includes Three Studies from Couperin by Thomas Ades and features winners of the annual Meadows Concerto Competition, who are chosen to perform with the orchestra from a highly competitive field of talented Meadows undergraduate and graduate students.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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