DAYDREAM WITH THE DSO

Distinctively Russian, uniquely Tchaikovsky, the composer’s first symphony, Winter Daydreams, remains one of the most fascinating and influential symphonic outings in history. It would forever change Russian musical culture. Its ambition would ruffle feathers and ignite spirits. It nearly drove the upstart Tchaikovsky to madness, almost to his grave. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Lawrence Foster, presents Winter Daydreams in all its balanced grace, from melancholic birth to spidery, clangorous coda. Violinist Alexander Kerr features in a program that includes Enesco’s Rumanian Rhapsody No. 2 and Barber’s Violin Concerto. Performances take place at the Meyerson (2301 Flora St.) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Tickets start as low as $28. More information at mydso.com
Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., March 1, 2:30 p.m. Starts: Feb. 27. Continues through Feb. 28, 2015
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Jonathan Patrick

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