Dallas Symphony to perform pop-up shows from traveling Concert Truck

Posted on: November 12, 2020

“If audiences can’t go to Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts this holiday season, the orchestra will haul the concerts to them,” writes Stephanie Allmon Merry in Tuesday’s (11/10) Dallas Culture Map. “A mobile venue called The Concert Truck will take up residency with the DSO, rolling out small pop-up shows around the city through mid-December. The concerts will be a collaboration among DSO musicians, members of other arts organizations (including Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts, Dallas Theater Center, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre), and concert pianists Susan Zhang and Nick Luby. Zhang and Luby founded The Concert Truck in 2016 as a mobile concert stage, [taking] the truck all over the the country, performing alone and with other musicians at a range of venues…. Zhang and Luby will perform in all of the upcoming Dallas shows. ‘Our musicians have been wonderful to volunteer to play chamber music around the city,’ says Kim Noltemy … President & CEO of the Dallas Symphony … Dallas-area concerts will be held outdoors in both traditional and nontraditional venues, including Neiman Marcus Garden … and UT Southwestern Medical…. Each concert will last 45 to 60 minutes and will be free to attend.”