The APEX Arts League will present the Family Concert, Peter and the Wolf, a musical composition by Tchaikovsky, feautring the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under Assistant Conductor Taichi Fukumura, at White’s Chapel Methodist Church on Thursday, April 13 at 6 p.m.
In this musical, families will be immersed in an adventure brought to life through music and narration while also learning about the instruments which comprise the orchestral sound. The FWSO will portray the power of the sea through their performance of Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture and the orchestral arrangement of Sobre las Olas ‘over the waves’ by Juventino Rosas.
“One of the joys of my role with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is going out into the community to introduce our audiences to new music and perform repertoire they hold close to their hearts,” said FWSO Assistant Conductor Taichi Fukumura. “I am looking forward to sharing this music with the citizens of Southlake through this partnership with the APEX Arts League!”
To purchase tickets, you may contact the FWSO Box Office at 817-665-6000 or you can access the website of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra by typing www.fwsymphony.org.
The holidays are here, and everyone’s social agendas are getting booked up.
Don’t forget to get your tickets to these two incredible concerts in Southlake if spreading holiday cheer through music is on your To-Do List this year! The Apex Arts League is an important community partner committed to bringing world-class arts programming to Southlake.
Mark your calendars for these can’t-miss holiday concerts:
Cliburn in the Community
All aboard the Polar Express! Piano duo Sara Doan and Mikhail Berestnev will take you on a magical musical journey to the North Pole. Visit Santa’s home, and re-discover the wonder and spirit of the holidays. Don’t miss their take on Chris Van Allsburg’s beloved holiday classic, The Polar Express.
Sunday, December 18, 2022, at 5:00 PM at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. This event is free and especially suitable for young ears!
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert
Join the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Apex Arts League for their annual Sounds of the Season holiday concert at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Assistant Conductor Taichi Fukumura will lead this program of holiday favorites, including Selections from the Jingle Bells Forever, Selections from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Sleigh Ride, and more.
This Sounds of the Season holiday program will take place on Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10 for children and $25 for adults, with discounts available for Seniors and Apex members. Purchase tickets by calling the FWSO Ticket Office at 817-665-6000 or visiting www.fwsymphony.org.
About Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, under Music Director Robert Spano, is deeply committed to uniting its community through performance, education, and outreach, reaching an audience of more than 200,000 annually. Since its beginnings in 1912, the FWSO has been an essential thread in the city’s cultural fabric and the foundation of Fort Worth’s performing arts. The FWSO has performed at Carnegie Hall and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras. The FWSO has released 13 recordings – with several being world premiere releases – garnering international acclaim. The FWSO has embraced creative collaborations through residencies, partnerships, and commissions. As the principal resident company of the acoustically superb Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall, the Orchestra performs a season of concerts featuring internationally acclaimed guest artists and works by living composers. The Orchestra performs and partners with the Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, The Cliburn, and Performing Arts Fort Worth. Each summer at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the FWSO presents Concerts In The Garden – a series of family-friendly concerts that have become a city-wide tradition. The FWSO keeps exceptional musical experiences at the heart of its community.
About Apex Arts League
The mission of Apex Arts League is to enhance appreciation, provide access, and promote participation in the arts in our community – the Apex of the D/FW Metroplex – through partnering with leading arts and civic organizations. We will continue to focus on presenting professional arts performances and events, providing unique arts education opportunities, and promoting the arts through our partnerships in the community.
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will return to Southlake on Thursday, December 19 at 7 p.m. to perform at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church for a holiday concert celebrating the season.
FWSO Conducting Fellow, Alex Amsel will lead the orchestra in an array of holiday favorites including Leroy Anderson’s “A Christmas Festival” and “Sleigh Ride,” Guaraldi’s “Charlie Brown Christmas,” amd selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and a holiday sing-along. The program, titled Sounds of the Season, is presented in partnership with the Apex Arts League.
This concert begins will be performed without intermission. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FWSO Ticket Office at 817-665-6000, by visiting www.fwsymphony.org.
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will return to Southlake on December 13 at 7 p.m. to perform Sounds of the Season at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Associate Conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Jacob Joyce, will lead the orchestra in an array of holiday favorites such as Bugler’s Holiday, It’s Christmas Time, A Christmas Festival, Sleigh Ride, selections from Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067 and more.
In partnership with Apex Arts League, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will return to White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake to perform a family concert featuring the Suite from the Firebird by Igor Stravinsky on Oct. 21 at 6 p.m.
Dancers from Ballet Frontier of Fort Worth will accompany the orchestra during the performance. The ensemble will also be performing Benjamin Britten’s, “The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra.”
Tickets are $10 for children and $20 for adults. Discounts are available for Apex members and seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Fort Worth Symphony ticket office at 817-665-6000 or by visiting www.fwsymphony.org
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will return to Southlake on December 21 to perform a holiday-themed concert at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Associate Conductor Alejandro Gómez Guillén will lead the orchestra in seasonal favorites, including selections from The Nutcracker Suite, Charlie Brown Christmas, Pachelbel’s Canon and Gigue, Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride” and a Christmas sing-along.
The program, titled Sounds of the Season, is presented in partnership with the Apex Arts League.
This concert begins at 7:00 p.m. in White’s Chapel UMC, Southlake on Thursday, December 21, 2017. Prices are $10 for children and $20 for adults, with discounts available for Apex Arts League members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FWSO Ticket Office at 817-665-6000, by visiting www.fwsymphony.org.
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.
There’ll be wand-waving of a different sort during the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween-themed concert on Sunday, October 22, 2017, when Associate Conductor Alejandro Gómez Guillén leads the orchestra in musical selections from the Harry Potter films. This family-friendly concert will take place at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake and include an instrument petting zoo provided by Music & Arts for children to try out different orchestral instruments.
Halloween with Harry Potter—presented in partnership with the Apex Arts League—will include orchestral music from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, featuring music by Academy Award®-winning composer John Williams.
Concert-goers are invited to attend in their Hogwarts-regalia or their muggle clothes. This concert begins at 6:00 PM in White’s Chapel UMC, Southlake on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The instrument petting zoo will begin one hour earlier at 5:00 PM. Prices are $10 for children and $20 for adults, with discounts available for Apex members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FWSO Ticket Office at 817-665-6000, by visiting www.fwsymphony.org.
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will perform “An American Salute,” a concert of musical patriotism, on May 26, 2017 at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Associate Conductor Daniel Black will lead the orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, John Williams’s Summon the Heroes, Unger’s Ashokan Farewell, a medley of American marches, and much more.
“These concerts allow us to offer a small token of appreciation to our armed forces and to bring the community together with a selection of music that most people know and love,” said Daniel Black. “It’s important for the orchestra to maintain an active presence outside of Bass Performance Hall, and I think the Symphony does an excellent job of bringing these sorts of community programs to the public.”
This family-friendly performance will take place at 7:00 p.m. in White’s Chapel United Methodist Church at 185 South White’s Chapel Boulevard in Southlake, TX, 76092. Tickets are $10 for children and students and $20 for adults. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FWSO Ticket Office at 817-665-6000 or by visiting their website.
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.
Southlake Library hosts free family activities to boost holiday spirit.
Looking for some holiday activities that won’t pinch your budget? Celebrate the season in Southlake by gathering together with friends and neighbors at your Southlake Library. Find the latest in holiday books and movies while you are here for these special events.
Holiday Story Time at the Station
Wednesday, Dec. 7th | 10 AM | Fire Station No. 1, 600 State Street
Southlake’s Firefighters and Police join the Library staff to offer a frosty story time that is perfect for ages 2-6 years. Bring an unwrapped toy or a box of cereal to benefit our community partner, Christmas is for Children. No registration is needed.
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Story Time
Tuesday, Dec 13th | 11:15 AM | Southlake Town Hall 3rd Floor
It’s a musical story time when the Library host musicians from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra to share some holiday tunes. Perfect for ages 2-6 years. No registration required.
Story Time with Mrs. Santa Claus
Monday, Dec. 19th | 11 AM | Southlake Town Hall 3rd Floor
Ho, Ho, Ho, it’s Christmas and here comes Mrs. Claus. She is taking time to visit and share holiday stories, hot cocoa, cookies and fun. Don’t forget your camera! All ages.
Tuesday, Dec. 20th | 2 PM | Southlake Town Hall 3rd Floor
Sprinkle some joy on a holiday cookie! Join us for an afternoon of decorating, tasting, carols and laughs. All ages.
Wednesday, Dec. 21st | 2 PM | Southlake Town Hall 3rd Floor
Crafts are for everyone! We invite kids, teens & adults to join us for a joyful afternoon with festive activities and refreshments. We’ll have holiday music, treats and fun for the whole family. Additional spots available. Register Now
Mr. Vic’s Holiday Extravaganza
Thursday, Dec. 22nd | 1 PM | Southlake Town Hall 3rd Floor
Let Mr. Vic capture and entertain you with his unique blend of stand-up comedy, insane holiday songs, side-splitting audience participation and hilarious puppets. All ages. Additional spots available. Register Now.