Dallas Symphony reveals details of third Soluna festival in May

Posted on: November 17, 2016

“The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has announced a busy and wide-ranging schedule for the 2017 Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family Soluna International Music & Arts Festival,” writes Scott Cantrell in Tuesday’s (11/15) Dallas Morning News. “This third incarnation of the multi-disciplinary festival will be held May 15 through June 4, 2017…. Once again, programming will embrace other art forms and arts organizations, with a special emphasis on contemporary works…. A centerpiece … will be the DSO’s performance of Elgar’s oratorio The Dream of Gerontius…. A multi-media ‘Beyond the Score’ presentation of Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony will explore its historical context…. DSO musicians will perform in two chamber music concerts. The festival will overlap the Dallas Opera’s hosting of the national conference of Opera America.… Also on the schedule will be performances by the Dallas Theater Center and Dallas Black Dance Theatre…. The multidisciplinary laboratory Agence 5970 will present their newest work, dreamSpace, at the Meyerson Symphony Center…. An all-day celebration at Klyde Warren Park will feature a wide variety of musical performances and demonstrations.… A series of workshops mixing music and spoken word will culminate in a performance at the Latino Cultural Center.”

Posted November 17, 2016