Tired of sitting at home handing out candy on Halloween, or chaperoning the neighborhood trick-or-treaters? Then get out of the house and head out for a fun and cultured Halloween activity perfect for adults of all ages.
On Oct. 29, 30 and 31, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will offer an array of entertaining and unique ways for adults to celebrate the upcoming spooky holiday.
Settle in for a haunting movie-watching experience as the DSO performs the score to Alfred Hitchcock’s famous thriller “Psycho” live, along with the movie.
“DSO Plays Psycho” will be at the Meyerson Symphony Center on Oct. 29 and 30. Tickets are $39 to $117, depending on seat choice, and can be purchased at www.DallasSymphony.com.
On Halloween night, head back to the Meyerson for its “Symphonic Spook-tacular.” There you can catch the DSO performing an afternoon of history’s greatest spooky tunes.
Songs featured will include: “Mars,” by Gustav Holst; “Fandango Asturiano,” by Nicolaï Rimsky-Korsakov; “March to the Scaffold,” by Louis Hector Berlioz; “Hall of the Mountain King,” by Edvard Grieg; “Cinderella’s Waltz,” by Sergei Prokofiev; “Funeral March of a Marionette,” by Charles Gounod; “Prelude to Carmen,” by Georges Bizet; “Danse Macabre, Op. 40,” by Camille Saint-Saens and “Danse Infernal du roi Kastchei,” by Igor Stravinsky. Rei Hotoda will conduct.
There also will be costume contests for the audience members and for Dallas Symphony Orchestra musicians.
“Symphonic Spook-tacular” will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 31. Tickets are $19 to $43, depending on seat choice, and can be purchased at www.DallasSymphony.com.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has been entertaining Dallas audiences for more than a century and performs at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, which is located at 2301 Flora St. in Dallas. The current DSO music director is Jaap van Zweden.
For more information, call 214-692-0203 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.