Sunday, September 19, 2021

Apex Arts League to Present In Memoriam: A Memorial Day Dedication by The New American Quartet

APEX Arts League, a volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to actively advancing the arts, artists and arts education in the apex of the Dallas /Fort Worth Metroplex, is proud to present its forthcoming chamber music concert titled ‘In Memoriam: A Memorial Day Dedication’, featuring The New American Quartet.

Comprising principal musicians of the Dallas Symphony and friends, The New American Quartet will engage the audience with an inspiring program of works by Dvorak, Barber, Gershwin and Porter, honoring those who died defending our freedom and democracy as well as celebrating the grandeur and optimism of the American life.

This dedicative concert continues APEX’s successful Chamber Series, providing patrons with the opportunity to experience the detailed color and vibrancy of music in more intimate venues. The concert will take place on Sunday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel UMC in Southlake. Refreshments will follow the concert.

Tickets may be purchased at the door. Adults – $20; Seniors, Students & Apex Members – $15.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit apexartsleague.com.

DSO on the GO: Southlake

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces its return to Southlake, Texas, as part of the DSO on the GO concert series. DSO on the GO is presented by Ebby Halliday, REALTORS.

Assistant Conductor Ruth Reinhardt will lead the DSO in a program of exciting classical works on April 5, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Selections will include Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, Prokofiev’s “Classical Symphony,” Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite and more.

Patrons may arrive early for a pre-concert lecture. It will be led by DSO Director of Education, Jamie Allen at 6:15 p.m.

Single tickets are $19 for general admission, $15 for APEX members and $9 for students. Tickets can be purchased at www.mydso.com or by calling (214) TIX-4DSO.

What: DSO On the GO: Prokofiev’s Classical and Grieg’s Peer Gynt

When: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Pre-concert lecture: 6:15 p.m.

Concert: 7:00 p.m.

Where: White’s Chapel United Methodist Church
185 S White Chapel Blvd | Southlake, TX 76092

Purchase: General Admission $19, $15 Apex members and student tickets $9. For tickets and information, visit www.mydso.com or call (214) TIX-4DSO.

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012 with a classical concert in Allen, Texas. In the 2017/18 season, DSO on the GO features the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pop concerts in cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts include familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the Dallas Symphony.

DSO on the Go Concert Poster for Prokofiev's Classical and Grieg's Peer Gynt

Apex Arts League Presents Echos of Wonder

Apex Arts League is proud to present “Echos of Wonder,” featuring seasonally inspired music performed by award-winning Dallas Symphony principal harpist, Emily Levin, on Sunday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m.

As part of Apex’s Chamber Music Project, this program will be presented in the intimate setting of a Southlake patron’s home, decorated for the festive season. Food and drink will be served and holiday attire is requested.

This special event is limited to 50 people so reserve your space now by purchasing tickets at www.apexartsleague.com. Tickets are $50 per person and as part of this incredible offer will include Annual Patron APEX Membership. With Apex Membership, you will receive discounts to all Apex programming, complimentary invitation to “A Taste of Apex” on January 25 at the Marq, and you will help us cultivate a vibrant home of the arts in Northeast Tarrant County.

This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Flyer for Echos of Wonder Art

Apex Arts League and The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Present: American Suite

Apex Arts League and The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announce a performance in Southlake in October as part of the DSO on the GO concert series. DSO on the GO is generously supported by Ebby Halliday, Realtors.

Assistant Conductor Ruth Reinhardt and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will return to Southlake on October 15, 2017, at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. DSO Principal Second Violin Angela Fuller Heyde will perform Edgar Meyer’s Violin Concerto, a traditional solo work colored with Meyer’s bluegrass roots.

“I am so excited to share the stage with my colleagues for this beautiful work,” said Fuller Heyde. “I love the colors and energy of the Meyer Violin Concerto, especially its complex rhythms and gorgeous melodies.”

Other works on the program also explore folk music through an unexpected lens. Aaron Copland’s Three Latin American Sketches represent the iconic American composer’s musical reaction to his visits and studies in Mexico.  Dvořák’s American Suite was written after the composer’s famed trip to the “New World” and mixes American themes and Czech folk music.

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012 with a classical concert in Allen. In the 2017/18 season, the series will feature the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pops concerts in cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts include familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the DSO.

Single tickets are $19 for general admission, $15 for Apex members and $9 for Students. Tickets can be purchased at www.mydso.com or by calling 214.TIX.4DSO.

This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

APEX Chamber Series Concert “Of Angels Wings” Features Talent from Dallas Symphony Orchestra

APEX Arts League brings to Southlake talented musicians from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra on April 2nd.

The APEX Arts League through its APEX Chamber Series Concert, “Of Angels Wings” brings to Southlake Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Harp player Emily Levin and Violinist Bruce Wittrig on Sunday, April 2nd at 6:00 PM at the luminous and intimate setting of Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel UMC. Be inspired by the works of Bach, Debussy, Massenet and Paganini, as the wide ranging nuances, color and vibrancy of the harp and violin are showcased through both duet and solo works. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.  The price of the ticket is $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and Apex members.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit the Apex Arts League website.

This information was provided by Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation of the arts in the apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Principal Harp Player Emily Levin

Principal Harp Player Emily Levin

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces DSO on the GO: September and October

Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will perform at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, TX on October 23, 2016.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces its performance in Southlake in October as part of the DSO on the Go concert series. DSO on the GO is generously supported by Ebby Halliday, REALTORS.

“We are very happy to be returning to Southlake this fall,” said Dallas Symphony Orchestra President & CEO Jonathan Martin. “These communities have been so welcoming to the DSO, and we enjoy performing to audiences in their neighborhoods.”

Assistant Conductor Ruth Reinhardt will make her debut in Southlake on October 23, 2016 at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Reinhardt and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform a diverse classical program including Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, Barber’s Adagio for Strings, Beethoven’s First Symphony, “Strings” from Jennifer Higdon’s Concerto for Orchestra and the Mozart Bassoon Concerto, with DSO Associate Principal Bassoon Scott Walzel.

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012 with a classical concert in Allen. In the 2016-17 season, DSO on the GO will feature the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pops concerts in cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts feature familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the DSO.

Single tickets are $19 for general admission, $15 for Apex members and $9 for Students. Tickets can be purchased at www.mydso.com or by calling 214.TIX.4DSO.

This information was provided Apex Arts League. The Apex Arts League is a 501c3 organization that was established to enhance community awareness, participation and appreciation  of the arts in the Apex, which is the north-central region of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. For more information on events and activities taking place with the league, visit the Apex Arts League website.

APEX Arts League Presents “The Four Elements” Chamber Music Concert

APEX Arts League, a volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to actively advancing the arts, artists and arts education in the apex of the Dallas /Fort Worth Metroplex, is proud to announce its chamber music concert titled ‘The Four Elements’ as the first performance to introduce the APEX Chamber Series. Comprising esteemed musicians from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Opera, Les Autres will perform the music of some of chamber music’s greatest pioneers including Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. A special arrangement of a known theme by John Williams will conclude the concert.

APEX presents smallIn recognizing that that evolution of live classical musical has been increasingly predicated on the grand concert hall experience, the APEX Chamber Series invites its patrons and their guests to learn and explore the detailed nuances, color and vibrancy of the chamber music art form in more informal venues. This inaugural concert, which APEX plans as the first of many, will take place on Sunday September 25th at 630pm, in the luminous but intimate setting of Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel UMC in Southlake. Refreshments will follow the concert. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Adults – $15; Seniors, Students & Apex Members – $10.

Learn more about APEX Arts League: http://apex-arts.org/

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces DSO on the GO: Southlake

DSO ad for May (1)The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces its return to Southlake for a classical concert on May 22, 2014. DSO on the GO is sponsored by The Ebby Halliday Companies, with generous support from TACA.

“We are very happy to be returning to Southlake and White’s Chapel,” said Dallas Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Jonathan Martin. “We hope that the community enjoys hearing the DSO in their own neighborhood. We’ve always received such a warm welcome from the residents of Southlake, and we’re happy to be back.”

“Apex Arts League is looking forward to the return of the DSO to Southlake. Hearing our world class symphony close to home is truly an honor and a ‘not to be missed’ event”, said Terri Messing, Chair of APEX Arts League.

For this concert, Alasdair Neale and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform a classical program including Prokofiev’s spirited Symphony No. 1, “Classical”, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, “Italian”. The soloist for the evening is DSO Principal French horn David Cooper who will play Mozart’s Concerto No. 4 for Horn.

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012 with a classical concert in Allen. In the 2013/14 season, DSO on the GO will feature the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pops concerts in nine cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts feature familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the DSO.

Single tickets are $19; $15 for APEX Members and seniors; and $9 for students. Tickets can be purchased by calling 214.692.0203 or by visiting www.DallasSymphony.com.

DSO on the GO Performance Scheduled October 3

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces its return to Southlake for a pops concert on October 3, 2013. The performance at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church marks the third season the DSO has performed in Southlake with APEX Arts League as part of the DSO on the GO concert series. DSO on the GO is presented by The Ebby Halliday Companies, with generous support from TACA.

“We are very happy to be returning to Southlake for the third year in a row,” said Dallas Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Jonathan Martin. “Audiences have welcomed us enthusiastically in the past, and we hope this concert provides entertainment and inspiration to reinforce the full cultural life of the city.”

For this concert, conductor Rei Hotoda and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform a pops program including the spirited Candide Overture by Bernstein; “Pops” Hoe-Down by Richard Hayman; Morton Gould’s American Salute; Western-themed music from Copland’s Rodeo; popular pieces by Rossini (The Barber of Seville Overture) and Verdi (the “Triumphal March” from Aida) and other familiar music. The soloist for the evening is DSO Principal Second Violinist Angela Fuller Heyde who will play Ravel’s Tzigane, a fiery, gypsy-style showpiece for violin and orchestra.

“APEX is pleased and honored to again be hosting the world class Dallas Symphony Orchestra,” said APEX Chairman of the Board Terri Messing. “These affordable performances give families the chance to hear great music together, and give music-lovers in Southlake and Northeast Tarrant County the opportunity to experience memorable performances while remaining close to home.”

DSO on the GO was launched in 2012, and a concert with APEX Arts League at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church was the second performance of the new series. In the 2013/14 season, DSO on the GO will again feature the full Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing classical and pops concerts in eight cities and neighborhoods across North Texas. DSO on the GO concerts feature familiar classical pieces and popular light classics, with concerto soloists who are principal musicians from the DSO.

In addition to the concert October 3, DSO on the GO will return to Southlake and White’s Chapel United Methodist Church on May 22, 2014.

Single tickets are $16 and $26. Tickets can be purchased by calling 214.692.0203 or by visiting www.DallasSymphony.com.