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Concert reviews, artist profiles, and music festival photo recaps by Sherri Tilley.

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Concert Review of Dennis DeYoung: Music of Styx

Concert Review: Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx

Dennis DeYoung is still as vivacious as ever (clearly evidenced by the emphatic shout of one audience member, You've still got it man!!).

A Mushy 'Make-Up' Letter to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

A Mushy 'Make-Up' Letter to the Dallas Symphony

Superstar violinist Pinchas Zukerman joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Saturday evening's sold-out gala concert performance.

Concert Review of Christmas Pops with Marvin Hamlisch

Concert Review of Christmas Pops with Marvin Hamlisch

Hamlisch humorously took on-the-spot Hanukkah song title requests from the audience like we were all in an episode of Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

Cirque Musica is C'est Magnifique!

Concert Review: Cirque Musica is C'est Magnifique!

C'est Magnifique! Cirque Musica blends the grace and thrills of the world's greatest circus performers with stunning symphonic music ... and it's magnificent!


Concert Review: DSO AT&T Gala

09/14/14 | SHERRI TILLEY

The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Meyerson Symphony Center crescendoed to a culmination at the sold-out concert gala with Itzhak Perlman.

Concert Review: Wicked Divas

06/01/14 | SHERRI TILLEY

Murney's performances of Diva's Lament from Spamalot and Ring Them Bells featured a variety of hilarious accents and rivaled any good cabaret/lounge act.

Concert Review: Love is in the Air

02/15/14 | SHERRI TILLEY

Pianist Gabriel Sanchez's dreamy solo accompanied by the sweeping, lifting melodies of the DSO created one of those pieces that's over too soon.

Concert Review: DSO AT&T Gala

09/30/13 | SHERRI TILLEY

The 2013 AT&T DSO Gala featured internationally-acclaimed soprano Rene Fleming, considered by many to be the most beautiful voice on the planet.

Concert Review: Carmina Burana

05/24/13 | SHERRI TILLEY

The fascinating performance included the elegant Amor volat undique (Cupid flies everywhere) which warmed the atmosphere like a soundtrack to sunrise.

Concert Review: Bugs Bunny and The Symphony

10/06/12 | SHERRI TILLEY

Ever wonder what Saturday mornings in heaven might be like? Experience a little bit of heaven on earth in George Daugherty's utterly delightful show.

Concert Review: DSO AT&T Gala

09/09/12 | SHERRI TILLEY

Definitely an Evening to Remember, the 2012 DSO Gala was a night of spectacular music by Yo-Yo Ma, delicious food, mingling with friends, and dancing the night away.

Artist Spotlight: Kraig Parker, Elvis Tribute Artist

04/28/12 | SHERRI TILLEY

For those who would like a good Elvis fix, we recommend attending one of Kraig's shows. And we're sure that Kraig would thank you, thank you very much.

Irving Symphony Orchestra

04/28/12 | SHERRI TILLEY

Emphasizing US premiere and one-of-a-kind presentations, the Irving Symphony Orchestra is a distinctive professional boutique symphony.

Venue Insights: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

04/27/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

This world-class orchestra performs in one of the world's finest concert halls with a mission to entertain, inspire, and change lives through musical excellence.

Venue Insights: Dallas Winds

04/26/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

Dallas Winds is the leading professional civilian wind band in the US, and their concerts are billed as a let-your-hair-down, relax-and-have-some-fun kind of series. We agree.

Concert Review: Redshift

04/20/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

Primitive percussion sounds gradually developed into a complex layered piece featuring strong jazzy beats and extended, dreamy, ethereal notes.

Concert Review: One Night of Queen

03/28/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

Gary Mullen, recognized world-wide as the closest thing to Freddie Mercury, performs a two-hour tribute to the music and theatrics of the iconic band Queen.

Tips on Attending a Dallas Winds Concert

03/02/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

Information about dressing for Dallas Wind Symphony concerts as well as seating considerations, maps, and directions. Classical music knowledge optional.

Concert Review: Couture Music

02/14/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

Fashion has been intertwined with music for decades, even centuries. Think Elton John's sunglasses, Michael Jackson's red jacket, and Elvis' bejeweled jumpsuits.

Concert Review: Gamelan D'Drum

02/06/11 | SHERRI TILLEY

The Gamelan D'Drum composition for world percussion and orchestra is extraordinary - quite possibly the most unique piece of music we've ever heard.

Concert Review: Mannheim Steamroller

12/27/10 | SHERRI TILLEY

For us this year, it was deep fried Oreos and Mannheim Steamroller (not at the same time, of course, although that really would've been sweet!)

Concert Review: Christmas Celebration with DSO

12/10/10 | SHERRI TILLEY

Not too old-style-wooden-bench 'church-y' or too holiday-madness 'commercialized,' this production lies somewhere in the warm, just-right, gooey center.

Concert Review: Playing With Fire

11/17/10 | SHERRI TILLEY

Their repeated performance was an incredible treat for the eyes and ears that had people literally dancing in their seats all over the auditorium.
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