What can I expect of an online concert?
Hallam concerts premiere at 3 p.m. Central time. Just like a live performance, if an attendee joins the concert late, the link will pick up mid-action. However, a concert registrant can access the entire performance once the premiere concludes. Unless announced otherwise, Hallam concert links will be accessible for 24 hours after the 3 p.m. start time.
Tips for using the YouTube link: if the footage does not automatically begin at curtain time, refresh your browser. If you have no sound, you may need to manually unmute the concert.
Where and when are your performances?
In 2020, because of COVID-19 and public health concerts, our concerts have moved to online performances. For the 2020-2021 Hallam concert series, attendees must pre-register and will be sent a link to the virtual performance. Click HERE for more information on the series and to register. The season will be online until it is safe to return to the concert hall.
Traditionally (before the pandemic), Hallam Concerts are staged at 3 p.m. on Saturdays in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art. The Hallam season runs from October – May, with no concert in December. The Basically Beethoven Festival concerts are at 2:30 on Sundays in July at Moody Performance Hall (formerly Dallas City Performance Hall). Doors for both concert series open 30 minutes before the concert start-time.
It is TBD if the Basically Beethoven Festival in 2021 will be in-person or online. The 2020 Festival was reimagined as the “Basically Beethoven Festival-in-Place” and all concerts followed the traditional form and were shared online. Click HERE to see the 2020 Festival-in-Place.
How do I buy tickets?
When you attend the Basically Beethoven Festival in July at Moody Performance Hall, you may be given a small ticket at the door. This is so we can get an accurate headcount. You simply give that ticket to the ushers at the auditorium doors.
Who plays for FACP?
Wait – how does that work? How do you pay the musicians without charging us ticket prices?
What should I wear to your concerts?
Darn it! Traffic was backed up. Is there late seating?
Can children attend?
For in-person concerts: if your child is restless, please exit the auditorium after a piece has concluded. If your child is audibly distressed, we thank you for discreetly exiting even if the musicians are on stage. You may not have to miss the performance! At Moody Performance Hall during the Basically Beethoven Festival performances, audio from the stage is played over the lobby speakers for guests.