Recent press releases
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA APPOINTS TWO NEW MUSICIANS
Dallas, TX (April 5, 2021)
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced the appointment of Maurice Cohn as Assistant Conductor and Brian Hecht as Utility Trombone. These musicians were chosen after recent auditions, the first live auditions by a major orchestra this season.
‚ÄúI am pleased to welcome these two musicians to the Dallas Symphony family,‚ÄĚ said Music Director Fabio Luisi (Louise W. & Edmund J. Kahn Music Directorship). ‚ÄúIt was a joy to watch Mr. Cohn lead the orchestra and hear Mr. Hecht in audition. I look forward to working with both of them beginning next season.‚ÄĚ
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR 2021/22 CONCERT SEASON
Dallas, TX (April 1, 2021)
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced programming and artists for the 2021/22 Texas Instruments Classical Series; the Pops Series, Presented by Capital One; Movies-in-Concert; Family Concerts, Presented by Hunt Consolidated, Inc., and further innovative programming and initiatives.
‚ÄúWe are thrilled to share a full season of music with our patrons and community,‚ÄĚ said Kim Noltemy, Ross Perot President & CEO of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. ‚ÄúWe persevered through the 2020/21 season with incredible creativity and innovation, by performing weekly with 40-person orchestras on stage and small audiences and bringing the extraordinary musicianship of our musicians to new audiences worldwide through our ‚ÄėNext Stage‚Äô streams. The health and safety of our patrons and musicians remains of utmost important, and we have shown that as circumstances change, the DSO adapts its concerts to continue to deliver incredible performances in new ways. That will continue as we move into 2021/22, and we look forward to returning to the stage with a full complement of musicians and larger, full orchestral works. We were proud to make national headlines by being the first major American orchestra to return to the concert hall to play for live audiences last September. We thank our audiences and donors who supported us during the past year and put their trust in our ability to make music in creative ways.‚ÄĚ
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HONORS LONG-STANDING CAPITAL ONE PARTNERSHIP THROUGH CONCERT SERIES NAMING
In recognition of Capital One‚Äôs extraordinary support for community programming and the visionary leadership of Sanjiv Yajnik, Chairman of the Dallas Symphony Association Board of Governors and President of Financial Services at Capital One, the Dallas Symphony proudly introduces the Pops Series Presented by Capital One.
The Pops Series, led by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik (Dot & Paul Mason Podium), showcases an array of popular music from Nat King Cole to movies-in-concert, attracting even more families and diverse audiences to the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
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