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Dallas Symphony Orchestra

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A.k.a. Orchestra Of The First Baptist Church Of Dallas, Texas

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is an American orchestra. It performs its concerts in the Meyerson Symphony Center in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas, United States. The orchestra traces its origins to a concert given by a group of forty musicians in 1900 with conductor Hans Kreissig. It continued to perform and grow in numbers and stature, so that in 1945 it was in a position to appoint Antal Doráti as music director. Under Doráti, the orchestra became fully professional. Several times during the history of the orchestra it has suspended operations, including periods during the First and Second World Wars from 1914 to 1918 and from 1942 to 1945, and more recently in 1974 due to fiscal restraints. Subsequent music directors have included Georg Solti and Eduardo Mata. Andrew Litton was music director from 1992 to 2006. In 2007, Jaap van Zweden was named the DSO's 15th music director, to begin full-time with the 2008-2009 season, with an initial contract of 4 years. In October 2009, the orchestra announced the extension of van Zweden's contract through the 2015-2016 season.

Valerie Dimond
PortraitGary Levinson
vn US
Harvey Boatright
Douglas Howard
perc US
Gregory Hustis
alp, frh FR
PortraitJohn Kitzman
tb US
Ronald Neal
PortraitThomas Stevens
tr US
PortraitJaap van Zweden
vn *1960 NL
PortraitRafael Druian
vn 1922-2002 RU
PortraitWilliam Kraft
perc *1923 US
PortraitAndrew Litton
p *1959 US
PortraitEllen Ruth Rose
vl US
Tom Demer
Stephen Lickman
ob, eh
Laurence Thorstenberg
eh *1925 US
Yuan Tung
vc 1930-1992 US
PortraitJacob Krachmalnick
vn 1922-2001 RU
Mitta Angell
Mary Reynolds
Melvin Baer
Diane Kitzman
Norma Davidson
Barbara Hustis
Andrzej Kapica
vn PO
Ellen Rose
Susan Ager
PortraitDelmar Pettys
vn US
Emanuel Borok
vn *1944 RU
PortraitJoseph Guastafeste
cb, b
PortraitCharles Jacot
vc US
Daphne Volle
Paul Capehart
alp, frh FR
Mildred McShane
PortraitRon Modell
tr, fh *1934
Doug Howard
perc, dr US
Alfred Mouledous
p US
PortraitBernard Adelstein
tr *1928 US
PortraitAlexander Kerr
Emmanuelle Boisvert
vn CA
Roland Small
bsn *1934 US
PortraitBing Wang
vn CN
Bruce Patti
PortraitDavid Bilger
tr US
PortraitStephen Girko
cl US
Yoko Moore
Clifford Spohr
PortraitKurt Loebel
vn 1921-2009 AT
PortraitRyan Anthony
tr US
PortraitWillard Elliot
bsn 1926-2000 US
Lionello Forzanti
Emily Levin
David Heyde
James Nickel
frh US
Haley Hoops
PortraitChristopher Adkins
vc US
William Buchman
bsn US
Ellen Ritscher
PortraitBert Truax
tr US
Everett Gilmore
PortraitRichard Giangiulio
David Battey
alp FR
Kari Kettering
vc CA
David Matthews
Kara Kirkendoll Welch
Pamela Askew
PortraitMiika Gregg
Mary Preston
PortraitKevin Finamore
Motoi Takeda
vn JP
Erin Hannigan
Gregory Raden
PortraitJolyon Pegis
vc US
Vernon Ewan
Kalman Cherry
Daral Rauscher
Thomas Booth
Maria Schleuning
Philip Graham
Wilfred Roberts
James Rives-Jones
1942-2007 US
Paul Garner
John Myers
Michael Pfeiffer
John Geisel
Bruce Wittrig
Harold Nogle, Jr.
Ronald Snider
Heidi Trevor Itashiki
Jean Pinkston
William Scobie
Alexandra Shtarkman
Mary Battey
Jean Weger Larson
Sarah Hardesty
Catherine Barr
Scott Walzel
Daniel Levine
Jan Mark Sloman
Merle Clayton
Roger Fratena
Alan Yanofsky
Ann Garlichs
Yuri Anshelevich
Christopher Runk
cl, bcl
Mary K. Glass
Robin Raby
Andrew Schast
Arkady Fomin
vn *1946 US
Karen Schnackenberg
Ronald Hudson
PortraitMark Wilson
Peter Grenier
James London
Brad Wagner
Mitchell Maxwell
Eric Barr
Kay Buchbinder
Paula Holmes Fleming
Dawn Stahler-McClure
Susan Dederich-Pejovich
Elizabeth Patterson Girko
David Schultz
Janet Nathan
Kirk Baker
Carl Wong
Caroline Clayton
Yuly Daneman
Peggy Miller Zimmers
Sho Mei Pelletier
Janet Cherry
Tom Lederer
Dwight Shambley
John Gutierrez
Michael Coren
Joan Davis
Deborah Baron
Kay Gardner
Jungshin Lewis
Paul Tullis
Popular Tracks   
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S. 125: Allegro animato on MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 by André Watts, Andrew Litton & Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Symphony No. 3 (1986): IV. Molto deliberato on Aaron Copland by Aaron Copland & Eduardo Mata
Sinfonie Nr. 9 e-Moll Op. 95, B. 178 "Aus der neuen Welt": IV. Allegro con fuoco on Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvořák, Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Jaap Van Zweden
Porgy and Bess: Act I Scene 1: Summertime on Gershwin: Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, Andrew Litton, Cynthia Haymon, Gordon Hawkins, Cynthia Clarey & Damon Evans
Sinfonie Nr. 9 e-Moll Op. 95, B. 178 "Aus der neuen Welt": I. Adagio - Allegro molto on Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvořák, Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Jaap Van Zweden
Sinfonie Nr. 9 e-Moll Op. 95, B. 178 "Aus der neuen Welt": II. Largo on Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvořák, Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Jaap Van Zweden
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Var. 12. Tempo di minuetto on Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos 1-4; Paganini Rhapsody by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Stephen Hough, Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Andrew Litton
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83: I. Allegro non troppo on Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2; Piano Pieces, Op. 119 by Johannes Brahms, Marc-André Hamelin, Dallas Symphony Orchestra & Andrew Litton
Fanfare for the Common Man on Copland: Works for Orchestra by Aaron Copland, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Lukas Foss & Donald Johanos
Suite No. 4 in G Major, Op. 61, "Mozartiana": III. Preghiera on Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 - Suite No. 4, "Mozartiana" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Jaap Van Zweden

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Title Artist Year Type
Rejoice: Christmas With The Dallas Symphony Brass, Percussion, And The Lay Family Concert OrganDallas Symphony Orchestra2017Album
Piano Concerto / Poem Of EcstasyAlexander Scriabine - Michael Ponti, Hamburger Symphoniker, Hans Drewanz / Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos2015Album
6Gustav Mahler, Jaap van Zweden, Dallas Symphony Orchestra2013Album
Great American Showpieces - Bernstein-Copland-Gershwin-BarberSaint Louis Symphony Orchestra2011Compil.
August 4, 1964Steven Stucky - Jaap van Zweden, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Chorus, Indira Mahajan, Kristine Jepson, Vale Rideout, Rodney Gilfry2011Album
Symphony, No.3 / Danzon cubano / Dance SymphonyAaron Copland / Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México / Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Eduardo Mata / Enrique Batiz2009Compil.
Symphonies Nos 1 & 4; Central Park In The DarkCharles Ives / Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton2006Album
Piano Concerto No 2 Op 83 - Four Piano Pieces Op 119Johannes Brahms - Marc-André Hamelin, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton2006Album
Symphonies 2 & 3Charles Ives / Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra2006Album
Angelfire ∙ Beyond Autumn ∙ September Canticle ∙ A Sudden RainbowJoseph Schwantner, Anne Akiko Meyers, Gregory Hustis, James Diaz, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton2005Album
Carmina BuranaCarl Orff, Heidi Grant Murphy, Foster Sommerlad, Ian Greenlaw, Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra2004Album
The Piano Concertos, Paganini RhapsodySergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Stephen Hough, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton2004Album
Ein Deutsches RequiemJohannes Brahms, Dallas Symphony Orchestra2003Album
Symphony No. 10 (Carpenter Completion)Gustav Mahler, Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra2002Album
Symphonies No. 6 & No. 10Dmitri Shostakovich - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton2001Album
Orchestral MusicMaurice Ravel, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata2001Album
Opera GalaAlessandra Marc, Andrew Litton2000Album
Dallas Christmas GalaDallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Chorus, David R. Davidson2000Album
Capriccio Italien / A Night on Bald Mountain / The Sorcerer's Apprentice / Romanian Rhapsody Op. 11, No.1 / BoleroDallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata2000Album
Mahler Symphony No. 2Gustav Mahler, Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra2000Album
Appalachian Spring/Billy The Kid: Suite/Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes/El Salón MexicoAaron Copland, The Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy, Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Eduardo Mata1999Compil.
Symphony No. 5 · Piano Concerto No. 2Dmitri Shostakovich - Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1999Album
DVD Space Spectacular (Thus Spake Zarathustra, The Planets)Richard Strauss, Gustav Holst / Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1998Album
The PlanetsDallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1997Album
Gershwin Premier - Dayful Of SongAndrew Litton & Dallas Symphony Orchestra1997Album
Porgy And BessDallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Chorus, Andrew Litton, George Gershwin1996Album
Piano concerto No. 2 / Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2Edward MacDowell, Franz Liszt, André Watts, Andrew Litton, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1996Album
An American TapestryDallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton1996Album
Daphnis Et ChloéMaurice Ravel - Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1995Compil.
Sinfonietta In B Major, Op. 5 • Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 35Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Ulrike-Anima Mathé, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton1995Album
Chausson: Symphony in B-Flat; Ibert: Escales / DivertissementErnest Chausson, Jacques Ibert / Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1994Album
Symphonie Concertante For Organ And Orchestra, Symphony No. 3 "Organ"Joseph Jongen, Camille Saint-Saëns, Jean Guillou, Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1994Album
The Poem Of Ecstasy, Op. 54 / The Poem Of Fire: Prometheus, Op. 60 / Piano Concerto In F-sharp Minor, Op. 20Alexander Scriabine - Michael Ponti - Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Donald Johanos, Hamburger Symphoniker / Hans Drewanz1994Album
Prokofiev · Alexander Nevsky Cantata - Shostakovic Symphony NO. 9, Op.70Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1993Album
Symphony No. 5 (Live Recording!)Gustav Mahler - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton1993Album
Roman Festivals, Brazilian Impression, The Pines Of RomeDallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata, Ottorino Respighi1993Album
An American PanoramaLeonard Bernstein • Roy Harris • Aaron Copland — Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Eduardo Mata1992Album
Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad", Op.60Dmitri Shostakovich – Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1992Album
Fanfare For The Common Man / Rodeo / Holidays SymphonyAaron Copland, Charles Ives - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos1991Compil.
The Original RecordingsDallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos, Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1991Compil.
Three-Cornered Hat / Iberia SuiteManuel De Falla, Isaac Albéniz, Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1991Album
Scythian Suite Op. 20 / Le Sacre Du PrintempsSergei Prokofiev / Igor Stravinsky – Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1991Album
Bolero, Alborada Del Gracioso, Rapsodie Espagnole, Rhapsody In BlueMaurice Ravel, George Gershwin, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Boston Pops Orchestra1990Compil.
Bolero - La ValseMaurice Ravel ,Composer Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1990Album
1812 Overture And Other Tchaikovsky FavoritesPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1988Album
Pictures At An Exhibition, Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales, La ValseModest Mussorgsky, Maurice Ravel - Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1988Album
Pictures At An Exhibition / Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales la ValseMaurice Ravel / Modest Mussorgsky, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1988Album
Piano Concerto No. 3 Op. 30Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Viardo, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1988Album
Bolero & Other Orchestral WorksEduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Maurice Ravel1987Album
Symphony No.3 / Danzón Cubano / El Salón MéxicoAaron Copland, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1986Album
Legendary Performers-William KapellWilliam Kapell, Sergei Prokofiev, Aram Khatchaturian, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra1985Album
Piano Concerto / Piano Concerto No. 3William Kapell, Aram Khatchaturian, Serge Koussevitzky, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sergei Prokofiev, Antal Dorati, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1985Compil.
Lieutenant Kijé Suite - Love For Three Oranges Suite / Suites Nos. 1 And 2 For Small OrchestraSergei Prokofiev / Igor Stravinsky • Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1984Album
Pictures At An Exhibition / Le Tombeau De CouperinModest Mussorgsky - Maurice Ravel, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1984Album
Showpieces For OrchestraDallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1984Album
Piano Concerto No.2, Symphonic Dances No. 2 & No. 3, Vocalise No. 14 - Funk & Wagnalls Family Library Of Great Music - Album 6Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper - Michael Gielen ; Felicja Blumental / Dallas Symphony Orchestra - Donald Johanos1984Compil.
Ma Mère L'Oye; Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales; La ValseMaurice Ravel, Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1983Album
Death and Transfiguration - Don Juan - Salome: Dance of the Seven VeilsEduardo Mata - Richard Strauss - Dallas Symphony Orchestra1982Album
Iberia / Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34 / OrgiaNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Joaquín Turina, Claude Debussy - Eduardo Mata And Dallas Symphony Orchestra1981Album
An American In Paris / Cuban Overture / Porgy And Bess - A Symphonic PictureGeorge Gershwin - Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1981Album
Bolero / Alborada Del Gracioso / Rhapsodie EspagnoleMaurice Ravel - Eduardo Mata / Dallas Symphony Orchestra1980Album
Mozart Concerto No. 20 in D Minor (K. 466) & Concerto No. 22 In E-Flat (K. 482)Emanuel Ax, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1980Album
The Firebird: Suite (1919) / Symphony In Three MovementsIgor Stravinsky - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata1980Album
The World Of Red Seal Digital (New Digital Recordings Of Brahms Mendelssohn Mozart Schumann StravinskyJohannes Brahms / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Robert Schumann / Igor Stravinsky - Eugene Ormandy / Eduardo Mata, Emanuel Ax / James Levine, The Philadelphia Orchestra / Dallas Symphony Orchestra1980Album
Mozart: Concerto No. 20 In D Minor, K. 466; Concerto No. 22 In E-Flat, K. 482Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Emanuel Ax, Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1980Album
Daphnis Et Chloé (Complete Ballet)Maurice Ravel - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Chorus, Eduardo Mata1979Album
El Salón México - Rodeo - Appalachian SpringAaron Copland, Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony Orchestra1978Album
Concerto No. 3 / Concerto In GTedd Joselson, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata - Sergei Prokofiev / Maurice Ravel1978Album
Symphony Of Overtures / The Seventh Trumpet / Concerto For Solo PercussionistDonald Erb, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos, Marvin Dahlgren1973Album
Lamination / Concert Piece For Synket & Symphony Orchestra / Violin ConcertoMorton Subotnick / John Eaton / William Bergsma - Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Lukas Foss / Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos / Edward Statkiewicz, Orkiestra Polskiego Radia, Zdzisław Szostak1971Album
Holidays SymphonyCharles Ives - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos1967Album
Billy The Kid / Rodeo / Fanfare For The Common ManAaron Copland - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos1967Album
Symphonic Dances / VocaliseSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos1967Album
Strauss-Dorati "Graduation Ball"Dallas Symphony Orchestra1948Album
Concerto For Violin And Orchestra (1941)Yehudi Menuhin, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati - Béla Bartók1947Album
Concerto For Piano No. 1 In E-FlatArthur Rubinstein Pianist Antal Dorati Conducting Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Franz Liszt1947Album
Four Dance Episodes From RodeoDallas Symphony Orchestra / Aaron CoplandAlbum
Glazounoff: The SeasonsAlexander Glazunov, Antal Dorati Conducting Dallas Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Symphony / Quartet For DoublebassesGunther Schuller - Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Donald JohanosAlbum
The Three Heroes (Lt. Kijé • Háry János • Till Eulenspiegel)Eduardo Mata, Dallas Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Piano Concerto No. 3 In C, Op. 26; Mephisto WaltzSergei Prokofiev, Franz Liszt, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati, William KapellAlbum
Liszt Concerto For Piano No. 1, In E-FlatArthur Rubinstein, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Antal DoratiSingle
In Live Performance of Francis Poulenc's La Voix HumaneMagda Olivero, Nicola Rescigno, Dallas Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Rodeo: Four Dance EpisodesDallas Symphony Orchestra / Aaron Copland, Antal DoratiSingle
Liszt Concerto For Piano No. 1, In E-FlatArthur Rubinstein, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Antal DoratiSingle
Iberia / Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34 / OrgiaNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Joaquín Turina, Claude Debussy - Eduardo Mata And Dallas Symphony OrchestraAlbum
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