Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces Concert Truck Summer Residency

The popular traveling concert stage returns to DFW, bringing classical music to the community this summer with a full schedule of free performances May 21 – June 10

DALLAS, TX (May 16, 2024) – The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces the return of the Concert Truck this summer, with an exciting lineup of free performances by DSO musicians and other artists across the community. The Concert Truck, in partnership with the DSO, will present collaborative community concerts across the city, rolling into iconic Dallas destinations like Centro NorthPark y Thanksgiving Square to bring classical music to the community. Each concert will be 45-60 minutes and free to attend. The first Concert Truck appearance of the summer will be on 21 de mayo en Lamplighter School (11611 Inwood Rd.) at 11:30 a.m. The full schedule and more information can be found here: The Concert Truck Residency – Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Dallas Symphony Orchestra musicians will be on tour in Europe this June – their first international tour since 2013 – but the Concert Truck performances will roll on. Concert Truck appearances in June will feature guest artists in solo and four-hand piano performances.

“The Concert Truck is very excited to return to Dallas for our seventh residency with the Dallas Symphony!” said Concert Truck founders Susan Zhang and Nick Luby. “We are looking forward to making music with our friends in the orchestra, and we are honored to help continue the DSO’s live outdoor programming this summer while the orchestra is on tour.”

The Concert Truck, founded in 2016 by concert pianists Susan Zhang and Nick Luby, is a traveling concert stage that brings classical music directly to communities all over the United States. Since their first visit to Dallas during the 2020 holiday season, the Concert Truck and DSO musicians have provided a way for communities to experience and enjoy hundreds of performances around the DFW Metroplex.

In the event of inclement weather, Concert Truck performances may be canceled or rescheduled. Visit dallassymphony.org or follow the DSO on social media for the latest updates.


The Concert Truck, founded in 2016 by concert pianists Susan Zhang and Nick Luby, is a traveling concert stage housed in an 18-ft box truck that brings classical music directly to communities in outdoor spaces all over the United States. In the recent seasons, The Concert Truck has partnered with the Aspen Music Festival and School, Seattle Chamber Music Society, Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs, Piano Cleveland, the Smithsonian, and the Kennedy Center to share music with their local communities. Additionally, The Concert Truck created an online children’s show in partnership with the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival that has been presented to over 55,000 students in North Carolina schools. The Concert Truck launched in April 2016, giving eight performances in five days throughout the city of Columbia, SC. It has received awards, fellowships, and grants for social innovation and creativity in music. 

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Fabio Luisi, presents more than 150 orchestra concerts each year at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, one of the world’s top-rated concert halls. As the largest performing arts organization in the Southwest, the DSO is committed to inspiring the broadest possible audience with distinctive classical programs, inventive pops concerts and innovative multi-media presentations. As part of its commitment to the community, the orchestra reaches more than 243,000 adults and children annually through performances, educational programs and community outreach initiatives. The orchestra offers more than 200 chamber concerts in neighborhoods throughout Dallas each year, as well as music lessons to more than 1,200 students as part of its Young Strings and Young Musicians programs. The DSO has a tradition dating back to 1900 and is a cornerstone of the unique, 118-acre Arts District in Downtown Dallas that is home to multiple performing arts venues, museums and parks – the largest district of its kind in the nation. The DSO is supported, in part, by funds from the Office of Arts & Culture, City of Dallas. For more information, visit dallassymphony.org.


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