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Brahms Requiem

Thursday, April 4

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Fabio Luisi leads all musical forces (including former DSO artist-in-residence Matthias Goerne) in Brahms’s inspiring work. Gone are the rafter-shaking Last Judgment and punishment for sinners; instead, this Requiem’s centerpiece is the gentle “How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place,” comforting the bereaved and giving them the hope for eternal life. A balm for the soul. With English supertitles.

Brahms Requiem

Friday, April 5

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Fabio Luisi leads all musical forces (including former DSO artist-in-residence Matthias Goerne) in Brahms’s inspiring work. Gone are the rafter-shaking Last Judgment and punishment for sinners; instead, this Requiem’s centerpiece is the gentle “How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place,” comforting the bereaved and giving them the hope for eternal life. A balm for the soul. With English supertitles.

Brahms Requiem

Saturday, April 6

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Fabio Luisi leads all musical forces (including former DSO artist-in-residence Matthias Goerne) in Brahms’s inspiring work. Gone are the rafter-shaking Last Judgment and punishment for sinners; instead, this Requiem’s centerpiece is the gentle “How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place,” comforting the bereaved and giving them the hope for eternal life. A balm for the soul. With English supertitles.

Bradley Hunter Welch | Gould Family Organ Recital Series

Sunday, April 7

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Join us for an impressive organ recital featuring Bradley Hunter Welch, DSO’s Resident Organist Lay Family Chair, hailed as “a world-class virtuoso” and “an expert at defining darks, lights, shadows and colors.”

Young Musicians & Young Strings Joint Recital

Sunday, April 7

Pass

Join us at 11am on the Meyerson stage to hear the Young Musicians Orchestra with a featured Young Strings soloist. Then, from 1-3pm in Horchow listen to the Young Strings Overture students. This event is free to the public and general admission.

Non-DSO Event

Premieres and Farewells

Tuesday, April 9

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Our spectacular season finale features the world’s greatest trombonist, Joseph Alessi, plus a special guest appearance by Hollywood composer Julie Giroux and the World Premiere of her piece written just for The Dallas Winds, That’s All Folks. And for a truly over-the-top grand finale: David Maslanka’s monumental Symphony No. 4 with organist Bradley Hunter Welch. Many pieces, one word: Wow!

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Thursday, April 11

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Millions of movie fans the world over have heard the grand fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra at
the beginning of Kubrick’s epic film 2001: A Space Odyssey. But if you’ve never heard it live, you’re in for a thrill — a multitude of brasses, the full orchestra, and the Lay Family Concert Organ, all hailing a primeval sunrise. To open the concert, Co-Concertmaster Nathan Olson solos in Britten’s fiendishly difficult Violin Concerto.

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Friday, April 12

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Millions of movie fans the world over have heard the grand fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra at
the beginning of Kubrick’s epic film 2001: A Space Odyssey. But if you’ve never heard it live, you’re in for a thrill — a multitude of brasses, the full orchestra, and the Lay Family Concert Organ, all hailing a primeval sunrise. To open the concert, Co-Concertmaster Nathan Olson solos in Britten’s fiendishly difficult Violin Concerto.

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Saturday, April 13

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Millions of movie fans the world over have heard the grand fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra at
the beginning of Kubrick’s epic film 2001: A Space Odyssey. But if you’ve never heard it live, you’re in for a thrill — a multitude of brasses, the full orchestra, and the Lay Family Concert Organ, all hailing a primeval sunrise. To open the concert, Co-Concertmaster Nathan Olson solos in Britten’s fiendishly difficult Violin Concerto.

Also Sprach Zarathustra

Sunday, April 14

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Millions of movie fans the world over have heard the grand fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra at
the beginning of Kubrick’s epic film 2001: A Space Odyssey. But if you’ve never heard it live, you’re in for a thrill — a multitude of brasses, the full orchestra, and the Lay Family Concert Organ, all hailing a primeval sunrise. To open the concert, Co-Concertmaster Nathan Olson solos in Britten’s fiendishly difficult Violin Concerto.

Dallas Symphony Children’s Chorus Spring Recital

Sunday, April 14

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The DSCC is proud to present it’s secondary season with the DSO. The chorus is made up of auditioned singers in 4th through 12th grade from around the greater Dallas area. Please join us as we celebrate in song.

The Police’s Stewart Copeland performing “Police Deranged for Orchestra”

Tuesday, April 16

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Calling all classic rock fans! Join us for a special evening as Stewart Copeland, legendary founder/drummer of The Police, takes the stage with the SMU Meadows Symphony Orchestra to perform “Police Deranged for Orchestra.” Experience the timeless hits of The Police like never before!

Parks Concert Presented by the Dallas Symphony at Paul Quinn College

Tuesday, April 16

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The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to providing the joy of music to our diverse community, to truly make the DSO everyone’s orchestra. For more than 25 years, the DSO has presented Symphony in the Parks throughout Dallas. Join the DSO this year at Paul Quinn College for a special indoor concert featuring classical favorites. Rain or shine, come and join us for this full-filled concert for the entire family!

Parks Concerts Presented by the Dallas Symphony at The Sound at Cypress Waters

Wednesday, April 17

Pass

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to providing the joy of music to our diverse community, to truly make the DSO everyone’s orchestra. For more than 25 years, the DSO has presented Symphony in the Parks throughout Dallas. Join us this year at The Sound at Cypress Waters for a special concert featuring classical favorites with Assistant Conductor Maurice Cohn.

Troupe Vertigo

Friday, April 19

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Fusing together elements of cirque acrobatics, classical dance and contemporary theater, Troupe Vertigo brings audiences on a spellbinding journey through the world of artistic movement. Experience the grandeur and prestige of Troupe Vertigo, whose “dizzying acts defy gravity and leave its lucky audiences in awe” (Los Angeles Times) return to the Meyerson for encore performances with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

DSO X Troupe Vertigo

Saturday, April 20

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Calling all young professionals: Join us for the most anticipated YP event of the year in Dallas! DSO X Troupe Vertigo is an exclusive concert experience featuring an evening of cirque entertainment, cocktails, appetizers, exclusive photo-ops and a memorable after-party experience benefitting the DSO’s life-changing music education programs.

Troupe Vertigo

Sunday, April 21

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Fusing together elements of cirque acrobatics, classical dance and contemporary theater, Troupe Vertigo brings audiences on a spellbinding journey through the world of artistic movement. Experience the grandeur and prestige of Troupe Vertigo, whose “dizzying acts defy gravity and leave its lucky audiences in awe” (Los Angeles Times) return to the Meyerson for encore performances with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

PARISIAN REFRACTION Festival presented by DSO, SMU and enSRQ

Tuesday, April 23

Caruth Auditorium

PARISIAN REFRACTION is a micro-festival of recent masterworks for soloists and ensemble. This four part festival is an exploration of works and composers that embody the City of Light, have been commissioned by groups in Paris, or are deeply inspired and affected by the French capital.

PARISIAN REFRACTION Festival presented by DSO, SMU and enSRQ

Wednesday, April 24

Caruth Auditorium

PARISIAN REFRACTION is a micro-festival of recent masterworks for soloists and ensemble. This four part festival is an exploration of works and composers that embody the City of Light, have been commissioned by groups in Paris, or are deeply inspired and affected by the French capital.

PARISIAN REFRACTION Festival presented by DSO, SMU and enSRQ

Thursday, April 25

Caruth Auditorium

PARISIAN REFRACTION is a micro-festival of recent masterworks for soloists and ensemble. This four part festival is an exploration of works and composers that embody the City of Light, have been commissioned by groups in Paris, or are deeply inspired and affected by the French capital.

Non-DSO Event

God Bless America

Saturday, April 27

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Millennial® Choirs & Orchestras proudly presents God Bless America, an awe-inspiring musical celebration of the spirit of American pride, freedom, and divine providence.

PARISIAN REFRACTION Festival presented by DSO, SMU and enSRQ

Sunday, April 28

Caruth Auditorium

PARISIAN REFRACTION is a micro-festival of recent masterworks for soloists and ensemble. This four part festival is an exploration of works and composers that embody the City of Light, have been commissioned by groups in Paris, or are deeply inspired and affected by the French capital.