Thanks to the Fine Arts Chamber Players' annual Basically Beethoven Festival, local music fans can get their classical fix this month in the midst of what is otherwise a pretty quiet summer on the classical calendar. Offering a free concert at Dallas City Performance Hall every Sunday in July, the Basically Beethoven Fest usually draws a pretty big crowd for its eclectic summer series. There's chamber music to catch in Fort Worth too, thanks to the Mimir Chamber Music Festival's enticing offerings at Texas Christian University (July 3-11).
Of course, if you're looking for some celebratory cymbal crashes and horn blasts to inspire a little holiday patriotism this weekend, there's plenty of bang to go along with your boom at outdoor concerts at both the Dallas Arboretum and Fort Worth Botanic Gardens. Here are the best ways to catch classical music in DFW this month:More »