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Classical music slaps: You guys are just mean

Savannah Wahlgren November 15, 2019
It’s a Saturday night in November, the middle of the concert season for symphony orchestras around the United States. The concert hall is full of expert musicians ready to performance perfection, but there is no audience. No music rings around the room. No applause greets the players as they finish. The concert hall is dark and empty.
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Classical music doesn’t have to be inaccessible

Amelia Mundell May 2, 2019
Column: In defense of adding some classical songs to the queue
The YOSA Philharmonic performed John Williams’ “Star Wars Suite” and a number of other compositions in Sunday’s concert, “Star Wars and Other Epic Adventures.” photo provided by Jack Braden Imagery

YOSA Philharmonic delights with “Star Wars” tribute and other surprises

Daniel Conrad November 7, 2017

"This has been pleasant and all," I thought to myself, "but it doesn't seem to be going anywhere." If it weren't for Troy Peters' conducting, I wouldn't have known that the Youth Orchestras of...

photo by Chloe Sonnier

Distinguished organist performs at Trinity

Austin Davidson November 2, 2017

It was a cool 65 degrees fahrenheit as I entered the Parker Chapel. The aisles next to me were sparsely filled with people of all ages, and a couple of younger kids squirmed in their seats as their parents...

Scott Cantrell, classical music critic, spoke about the importance of arts criticism. photo by Chloe Sonnier

Dallas music critic warns of art criticism’s bleak future

Kendra Derrig October 24, 2017

Music critic Scott Cantrell visited the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall earlier this month to deliver his lecture, "The State of Arts Criticism in America," to an audience of about 50. In the Oct. 10 event,...

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