No group of child musicians has won more renown than the incomparable Wiener Sängerknaben, founded by Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. Six centuries later, the famed Vienna Boys Choir continue to delight music-lovers across the globe with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and a diverse, crowd pleasing repertoire of timeless music with a universal popular appeal that includes Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, holiday favorites and medieval chant. Gifted musicians with voices of unforgettable beauty, they carry on the illustrious tradition as the world’s preeminent boy choir. In the coming seasons, the Choir will begin staging operas and choir concerts in their brand new hall named for the choir’s late director Dr. Eugen Jesser. The new hall will act as a music and theater Center for young people throughout Vienna. The Choir’s film Silk Road: Songs Along the Road and Time is currently airing on selected public television stations nationwide. A Vienna Boys Choir performance is never just a concert for classical aficionados; it’s an enchanting event that will delight music lovers from all walks of life. Don’t miss the chance to experience this“breathtaking” choir live and take in their “totally disciplined voices tempered by a singular sense of ease and consistency” (Washington Post). Who knows, you may just hear the next Schubert or Haydn—both among the famous
“There’s no more gratifying sound than that of children singing. And there’s no more polished ensemble of children’s voices than the Vienna Boys Choir.” – Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Vienna Boys Choir
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30PM
Tickets: , , and with Half-Price Student Discounts in the Balcony
TRAHC African American Committee presents Motown Revue II
Featuring vocalist and BET performer David Michael
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:00PM
at Texarkana Country Club
Tickets are .00 per person
Food, drinks, music and dancing!
Door Prizes and a Raffle
Enter to win the Best Motown-inspired Costume Contest!
Sponsored in party by Sky over Yonder Video Production.
Call David Murphy at the Perot Theatre Box Office – (903) 792-4992 for more information.
Join TRAHC and TAAC for Motown Revue II
Featuring Vocalist and BET Performer David Michael!
Saturday – October 5th – 7:00PM
Texarkana Country Club
Tickets are $35.00 per person
Food, Drinks, Music and Dancing!
Door Prizes and Raffle!
Plus enter to win the Best Motown-inspired Costume Contest!
Contact David Murphy at the Perot Theatre Box Office to purchase tickets! (903) 792-4992
TRAHC presented art-enthusiasts with a wonderful Opening Reception at the Regional Arts Center Thursday, October 29th, celebrating the works of George Tobolowsky and his new exhibit, Bending the Rules which will be on display through December 14, 2013. Food by Debbie Gilliam and Women for the Arts.
It was a festive evening on Saturday, July 13 as TRAHC hosted the opening reception for the 25th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition in Cabe Hall at the Regional Arts Center. The reception and the exhibition were both sponsored by E-Z Mart Stores, Inc. The public and art patrons joined TRAHC Staff and WFA volunteers in celebrating all the artists and artwork selected for display in this year’s Silver Anniversary event.
All submissions were reviewed and judged by Steven Ochs, Honor Professor of Art at Southern Arkansas University. This year’s winners include:
Best of Show – Angela Davis Johnson – $1,000.00
Cindy Holmes – 1st Place – $750.00
Nicole Brisco – 2nd Place – $500.00
Michael Sherbert – 3rd Place – $300.00
Arthur Pletcher – 4th Place – $200.00
This year’s Yates Collection Purchase Award Winner ($1,000.00) is M. M. Long. That artwork will become part of the permanent collection at the Regional Arts Center.
Congratulations to all the artists who are featured in the show and to all those who participated in making this event a success. Thank you to E-Z Mart for their generous support of this exhibition.
It’s that time of year again! The 2013-2014 Perot Theatre Series is now on sale and it’s going to be an amazing season! Once again, TRAHC is bring the best of Broadway musicals, plays, ballet and concerts to the Ark-La-Tex. Here’s the season’s incredible line up of shows coming to the Perot Theatre:
Saturday, September 28 – Clint Black
Saturday, October 26 – Vienna Boys Choir
Saturday, November 9 – Stephen Lange in Beyond Glory
Saturday, November 30 – Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash
Saturday, December 21 – A Christmas Carol
Tuesday, February 13 – Beauty and the Beast
Thursday, February 18 – Moscow Festival Ballet in Sleeping Beauty
Saturday, March 1 – The Miracle Worker
Thursday, April 3 – The Addams Family
In addition, TRAHC has also scheduled a Summer Special Concert featuring Texarkana’s most popular band, JAWBONE – Saturday, August 23.
TRAHC Members can purchase tickets for the Full Perot Theatre Series plus the JAWBONE Special now. If you are not a current TRAHC member or need to renew your membership, you can become a Member and get your Full Series tickets in the same transaction over the phone or in person at the Perot Theatre.
Full Series tickets go on sale to non-Members, Monday, July 8.
Tickets can only be purchased in person at the Perot Theatre or by calling the Perot Theatre Box Office at (903) 792-4992.
In 1964, The Beatles played a show at Shea Stadium in New York, becoming the first band to ever play in a stadium.