Review (Dallas Observer): Brett Mitchell's debut with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Brett Mitchell leads his debut with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Dallas City Performance Hall on March 11, 2016.

Brett Mitchell leads his debut with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Dallas City Performance Hall on March 11, 2016.

The Dallas Observer has published a review Brett Mitchell's debut with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, taking particular note of his adventurous programming:

Guest conductor Brett Mitchell raised the stakes in terms of repertoire, completely avoiding classical standards to present...a concert made up entirely of music written in the past thirty years.

While the Dallas Symphony has not had an exactly stellar record for new music in recent years, conductor Mitchell managed not only to introduce serious music of our time, but, with a careful and imaginative balance of composers and concepts, did so in an admirably palatable manner.

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