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Aida Cuevas

Aida Cuevas “The Queen of Mariachi”

Friday, September 9

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The GRAMMY® award-winning legend takes the stage at the Meyerson to showcase her remarkable imprint on the history of Mexican music. Cuevas is a master of the mariachi art song, setting her country-tinged rancheras to uplifting mariachi accompaniment. With a 42-year career and 39 album releases to her credit, Aida Cuevas has created one of the most important careers in traditional Mexican music.

Aida Cuevas

Aida Cuevas “The Queen of Mariachi”

Saturday, September 10

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The GRAMMY® award-winning legend takes the stage at the Meyerson to showcase her remarkable imprint on the history of Mexican music. Cuevas is a master of the mariachi art song, setting her country-tinged rancheras to uplifting mariachi accompaniment. With a 42-year career and 39 album releases to her credit, Aida Cuevas has created one of the most important careers in traditional Mexican music.

Aida Cuevas

Aida Cuevas “The Queen of Mariachi”

Sunday, September 11

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The GRAMMY® award-winning legend takes the stage at the Meyerson to showcase her remarkable imprint on the history of Mexican music. Cuevas is a master of the mariachi art song, setting her country-tinged rancheras to uplifting mariachi accompaniment. With a 42-year career and 39 album releases to her credit, Aida Cuevas has created one of the most important careers in traditional Mexican music.

Roy Ayers | Jazz at Symphony Center

Tuesday, September 13

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

A pioneer of jazz funk, key figure of the acid jazz movement and dubbed the “Godfather of Neo Soul,” the legendary Roy Ayers continues to bridge the gap between generations of music lovers. In the 60’s he was an award-winning jazz vibraphonist, and transformed into a popular R&B band leader in the 70’s/80’s. Today, the dynamic music man is an iconic figure still in great demand with music industry heavyweights, including Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, 50 Cent, A Tribe Called Quest, and Ice Cube.

Holst's The Planets Graphic

Holst’s The Planets

Thursday, September 15

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

From the mighty Mars to the cinematic Jupiter, Holst’s The Planets has inspired sci-fi movie music for generations — most famously, Oscar winner John Williams’s The Imperial March from Star Wars. Holst’s interstellar blockbuster launches with Mars: The Bringer of War, but pulsing drums give way to Venus: The Bringer of Peace. This sweeping epic concludes quietly with Neptune as the women of the Dallas Symphony Chorus lend haunting off-stage vocals in an other-worldly ending certain to induce chills in the Meyerson.

Holst's The Planets Graphic

Holst’s The Planets

Friday, September 16

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

From the mighty Mars to the cinematic Jupiter, Holst’s The Planets has inspired sci-fi movie music for generations — most famously, Oscar winner John Williams’s The Imperial March from Star Wars. Holst’s interstellar blockbuster launches with Mars: The Bringer of War, but pulsing drums give way to Venus: The Bringer of Peace. This sweeping epic concludes quietly with Neptune as the women of the Dallas Symphony Chorus lend haunting off-stage vocals in an other-worldly ending certain to induce chills in the Meyerson.

Gershwin's Magic Key

Gershwin’s Magic Key

Saturday, September 17

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Extra, extra! Read all about it! Step into the streets of 1920s New York City, where a newspaper boy has a chance encounter with the famous composer George Gershwin, and together they explore the many sights and sounds of the city. You will be captivated by more than twenty of Gershwin’s most popular compositions from classics like Porgy & Bess, American in Paris, Cuban Overture and Rhapsody in Blue to popular hits from the American Songbook including I Got Rhythm, Stairway to Paradise, Someone to Watch Over Me and Fascinating Rhythm.

Holst's The Planets Graphic

Holst’s The Planets

Saturday, September 17

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

From the mighty Mars to the cinematic Jupiter, Holst’s The Planets has inspired sci-fi movie music for generations — most famously, Oscar winner John Williams’s The Imperial March from Star Wars. Holst’s interstellar blockbuster launches with Mars: The Bringer of War, but pulsing drums give way to Venus: The Bringer of Peace. This sweeping epic concludes quietly with Neptune as the women of the Dallas Symphony Chorus lend haunting off-stage vocals in an other-worldly ending certain to induce chills in the Meyerson.

Gemma New

Dallas Symphony Concert @ Stonebriar Community Church

Sunday, September 18

Pass

What Keeps Me Awake, a probing and wandering soundscape by Puerto Rican-born Angélica Negrón, DSO’s Composer-in-Residence, opens the program. A perfect complement to Holst’s searching epic, this mesmerizing and effusive work brims with invigorating emotion.

Jeanine De Bique

Symphonic Dances

Thursday, September 22

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

America from three distinct viewpoints is on display in this stirring concert. The fantasy world of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft inspired Connesson’s “Celephais.” James Agee’s poem depicting a summer evening in a sleepy southern town personally resonated with Barber — the combination of Agee’s words and Barber’s music is pure magic. Rachmaninoff blends his love of his new American home with nostalgia for his native Russia in his Symphonic Dances.

Jeanine De Bique

Symphonic Dances

Friday, September 23

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

America from three distinct viewpoints is on display in this stirring concert. The fantasy world of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft inspired Connesson’s “Celephais.” James Agee’s poem depicting a summer evening in a sleepy southern town personally resonated with Barber — the combination of Agee’s words and Barber’s music is pure magic. Rachmaninoff blends his love of his new American home with nostalgia for his native Russia in his Symphonic Dances.

Jeanine De Bique

Symphonic Dances

Saturday, September 24

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

America from three distinct viewpoints is on display in this stirring concert. The fantasy world of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft inspired Connesson’s “Celephais.” James Agee’s poem depicting a summer evening in a sleepy southern town personally resonated with Barber — the combination of Agee’s words and Barber’s music is pure magic. Rachmaninoff blends his love of his new American home with nostalgia for his native Russia in his Symphonic Dances.

Cherry Rhodes | Gould Family Organ Recital Series

Sunday, September 25

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Cherry Rhodes is the first American to win an international organ competition (Munich). She has toured extensively through major music capitals of America, Europe and Asia with recitals in world-renowned cathedrals, churches concert and concert halls including Notre Dame, Royal Festival Hall (London), International Performing Arts Center (Moscow), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center. She returns to the Meyerson Symphony Center after having last performed here in 1993.

3:00pm

DSO On the Go: Park Cities

Sunday, September 25

Pass

7:00pm

Don Quixote

Thursday, September 29

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Embark on a grand musical journey with Strauss’s Don Quixote. Cellist Jan Vogler plays the central role of Cervantes’s beloved Don, with other instruments representing various characters throughout including the brass taking a turn as a herd of sheep. The famous viola solo in Don Quixote features DSO’s very own, Meredith Kufchak, Principal Viola.

7:30pm