2023/24 Concert Season

October 10, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

Movie In Concert

Moody Performance Hall

Be mesmerized by the sights and sounds of F.W. Murnau’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, in concert, as the orchestra performs Joe Kraemer’s unforgettable soundtrack live to screen. Kraemer is known best for his collaborations with Christopher McQuarrie on such films as Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and his score, commissioned by the DCS, brings this classic film’s drama and suspense to life like never before.

February 6, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.
Moody Performance Hall

Beethoven: Symphony N° 8

Siegfried Idyll, Wagner’s iconic and romantic symphonic poem for chamber orchestra, opens this program, which also features Jaewon Wee, a prizewinner of the Dallas, Washington, Tchaikovsky and Menuhin International Violin Competitions, who will perform Mozart’s songful and reflective Fourth Violin Concerto. After intermission, enjoy the exuberant sounds of Beethoven’s boisterous Eighth Symphony; Richard McKay conducts.

April 30, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

Brahms: Symphony N° 3

Moody Performance Hall

Anton Nel, winner of the Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall, joins the orchestra in performance of two beautiful and dramatic works; Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D Major and Robert Schumann’s Introduction and Allegro. After intermission, maestro Richard McKay will conduct Brahms’ passionate and romantic Third Symphony.

June 18, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

Dallas International Piano Competition Finals

Moody Performance Hall

Experience the virtuosic performances of the three finalists of the Dallas International Piano Competition as they vie for the event’s top prize. All three will perform a solo concerto with orchestra, and a renowned jury will select and announce the winner. Attendees will have their say as well and can cast their vote for the audience choice award!

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