Fine Arts

School of Art announces Sept. 24 lecture on Dürer

The TCU School of Art announces an upcoming lecture in the Stuck Art History Lecture Series: The Stuck Art History Lecture Series will present Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Professor and Kay Fortson Chair in European Art at the University of Texas-Austin, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Moudy 132N. He will discuss “Dürer on the… Read more »

Faculty & Friends Chamber Music Series opens Sept. 15

Faculty and Friends Chamber Music Series opens Monday, Sept. 15 with “An Evening with Elisabeth Adkins,” the School of Music’s new professor of violin. She comes to TCU from 31 years’ experience as concertmaster of the National Symphony in Washington, D.C. The concert will be at 7 p.m. in PepsiCo Recital Hall. Performing with her… Read more »

Doubly gifted

The first Chinese double bass player to give a recital in China, Yuan Xiong Lu came to TCU determined to create an outstanding program for learning this often-overlooked instrument. Since joining the music faculty six years ago, Lu has helped TCU on a number of fronts, primarily tapping into his connections in the talent-rich Chinese… Read more »

Late July brings a new music event to campus

TCU School of Music debuts another venue for showcasing the arts with the premiere of the Festival of American Song, July 26-27 in PepsiCo Recital Hall. Destined to become an annual summer event, the weekend celebrates the music of American composers by each year introducing one of the newest “stars” in the songwriting universe. Founding… Read more »

Trinity Shakespeare Festival on campus June 10 – 29

Tickets are now on sale for the sixth season of Trinity Shakespeare Festival, coming up June 10 – 29 on the TCU campus. This year’s productions will be The Tempest and The Comedy of Errors, presented in rotating repertory. Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., matinees at 2:30 p.m. in the Hays and Buschman Theatres…. Read more »

PianoTexas offers three weeks of Mozart June 10-28

PianoTexas International Academy & Festival brings an all-Mozart event to the TCU campus June 10-28, featuring a Benefit Concert by 2005 Cliburn Competition Silver Medalist Joyce Yang performing June 21 with the Fort Worth Symphony, conducted by John Giordano. This year marks the 33rd year for this signature musical event, founded by TCU piano professor… Read more »

TCU Jazz Festival coming up this weekend

The 37th annual TCU Jazz Festival, featuring legendary jazz drummer Peter Erskine, takes place in Ed Landreth Auditorium this weekend, March 28-29. Erskine has shared his talent with many of the greats in jazz and rock…Stan Kenton Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Weather Report, Steely Dan, Diana Krall, Queen Latifah and Linda Ronstadt. Friday at 7:30 p.m.,… Read more »

Double Bass Festival on campus this weekend

World-renowned double bass virtuoso Gary Karr will headline the TCU International Double Bass Festival on campus this weekend, March 8-9. Artistic director is TCU music professor Yuan Xiong Lu. Karr will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in PepsiCo Recital Hall, along with Harmon Lewis on piano. Admission is $10 or free with a TCU ID…. Read more »

Vocal jazz pop stars “The Real Group” coming to campus Feb. 16

Acclaimed vocal jazz ensemble “The Real Group” makes its first public appearance in Fort Worth on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Ed Landreth Auditorium on the TCU campus. Based in Sweden, the singers have circled the world with performances and recordings since they first got together in the 1980s. Using voice as their sole instrument, the… Read more »