• Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Movies/Entertainment

    James Newton Howard – Live At The Meyerson Symphony Center

    To kick-off the 2012 program in the Masters of Film Music series, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra invited Oscar-nominated film composer James Newton Howard to perform a collection of his favorite and well known cinematic themes. With over 100 films to his name and 27 years experience scoring films he’s a legend in film circles and has become one of the most versatile, dynamic and in-demand musicians in his field. Howard had been asked several times by the Dallas Symphony to come and play a series of his themes.Howard admits, as he told us in our exclusive with him, that he had always wanted to do this and finally decided now was the right time. Listening to…

  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Movies/Entertainment

    Dallas Symphony Hosts “Masters of Film Music” with James Newton Howard

    James Newton Howard’s diverse and expansive musical resume has taken audiences from the stone age to outer space and from the depths of the earth to the top of the Empire State Building. This week, Oscar-nominated composer James Newton Howard will be coming to Dallas to play a very limited engagement with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. This special 2 night event will feature Howard playing a number of his most famous themes at the Meyerson Symphony Center from January 13th -14th. In celebration of his upcoming performance, we at G-S-T want to take a brief look back at the amazing career of one of the finest working composers in the film world.

  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Movies/Entertainment

    Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers – Live at the Meyerson Symphony

    Most everyone on the planet knows Steve Martin, the comedic star of stage and screen for over 40 years. But while most know this Steve Martin, or this Steve Marin, those who didn’t grow up listening to his early comedy will find it hard to believe that this is also Steve Martin. On Thursday August 25th, Steve and the fantastic Bluegrass band the Steep Canyon Rangers played a multitude of tunes that transformed the magnificent and prestigious Meyerson Symphony Center into a quaint upbeat music hall and, personally speaking, literally turned me into a bluegrass fan overnight.

  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Movies/Entertainment

    Dallas Symphony Orchestra Presents: “Masters of Film Music”

    In 2010 the Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced a series of concerts that would make any film fan smile. Titled “Masters of Film Music“, the DSO will hold concert events featuring some of the most memorable film scores (through a series of performances conducted by the top living film composers themselves) in Dallas’ renowned Meyerson H. Symphony Center. At G-S-T we’re pretty big into film scores so this is right up our alley and we wanted to share this with you. Also we’re going to cover the events so keep an eye out for write-ups, possible interviews and more. Needless to say, we’re pretty excited! Today the DSO has re-issued a press release…