On Friday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m., the DSO will perform a diverse classical program including Mendelssohn’s “Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Ravel’s “Introduction and Allegro for Harp and Orchestra” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 2 in D Major.” The performance takes place at Cliff Temple Baptist Church, 125 Sunset Ave., in Dallas.
General admission tickets are $19 and student tickets are $9 when you use promo code OBERON at checkout. For tickets and information, visit mydso.com or call 214-TIX-4DSO. Enjoy the show!
This Friday, February 6, the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas will redefine the term “power couple” when it hosts reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton and eight-time Grammy Award winner Usher at AT&T Stadium.
The Unite Forever Gala concert celebrates the nonprofit’s 90 years of creating opportunities and changing lives for the better in North Texas. Honorary chairs of the gala include our founder and favorite philanthropist Ebby Halliday Acers.
Once pronounced by Bob Dylan as America’s “greatest living poet,” acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson is coming to Dallas and you’re invited! Ebby Halliday Realtors is a proud sponsor of “A Special Evening with Smokey Robinson” benefiting LaunchAbility on March 31 at the Meyerson Symphony Center. LaunchAbility’s mission is to help children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their maximum potential and lead fulfilling lives within our community.
Born and raised in Detroit, Smokey Robinson founded The Miracles while still in high school. The Miracles’ single of Robinson’s “Shop Around” became Motown’s first No. 1 hit on the R&B singles chart. In the years following, Robinson has penned many hits, including “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me,” “Ooo Baby Baby,” “The Tracks of My Tears,” “Going to a Go-Go,” “More Love,” “Tears of a Clown” (co-written with Stevie Wonder), and “I Second That Emotion.”
Tickets to “A Special Evening with Smokey Robinson” are priced from only $25. Visit launchability.org to get yours.
This weekend offers another great opportunity to enjoy the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s DSO on the GO concert series. Tomorrow night, at 7:00, the world-renowned orchestra performs at the Murchison Performing Arts Center at the University of North Texas in Denton.
The concert is part of the second season of DSO on the GO sponsored by Ebby Halliday Realtors. The series brings the Dallas Symphony to concert halls and churches across North Texas. Tickets to DSO on the GO concerts are reasonably priced, starting around $19, and are available at DallasSymphony.com or by calling 214-692-0203.
Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy one of the world’s great orchestras performing in your neighborhood. Mark your calendar now for one of these upcoming shows!
2014 Winter-Spring DSO on the GO Schedule
March 9, 7 p.m.
Park Cities Baptist Church, University Park
April 24,7:30 p.m.
Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield