Alessio Bax thrills Dallas Chamber Symphony audience at City Performance Hall

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Critical acclaim abounds for Alessio Bax in Recital, after his performance in the second event of Dallas Chamber Symphony’s 2012-13 season. Bax performed works by Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and Ravel at the newly opened Dallas City Performance Hall.

Scott Cantrell of the Dallas Morning News writes, “I can’t remember when I’ve heard a piano recital as wholly satisfying as the one performed Tuesday night by Alessio Bax. Now “only” in his mid-30s, the Italian-born, longtime U.S.-resident pianist, an alumnus of Southern Methodist University and adjunct faculty member there, played with the depth and understanding of a grand master.”

Cantrell adds Bax was “wholly in command”, and that his performance of La valse, “captured the whole collage of mystery, hallucinatory strangeness, whimsy, imperial elegance and the demonic explosions at the end.”

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Gregory Issacs of Theater Jones says, “His playing was sheer magic and musical gold form [sic] the opening Brahms to the final Ravel.”

Many thanks to Alessio Bax for such a thrilling performance!


Join us next time:

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 7:30pm

Pushing the boundaries of the live music experience, hear the virtuosic Chamber Symphony of John Adams and the comedic antics of Harold Lloyd. See the memorable love story of a young playboy as he seeks to win the approval of his beloved’s father in Lloyd’s, “A Sailor-Made Man” on screen. Maestro Richard McKay conducts the Dallas Chamber Symphony live to film, through an original score by the renowned Brian Satterwhite. The DCS is proud to present this ambitious program that is sure to be a fun and memorable experience for the whole family.

Single-tickets starting at $34. Season Subscriptions available with discount pricing, starting at $99.

City Performance Hall | 2520 Flora Street | Dallas, Texas 75201

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