Famed trumpet soloist Caleb Hudson to perform with Dallas Chamber Symphony Nov. 6
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Nov 6, 2018
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Dallas, Texas -- He is acclaimed by The New York Times as ‘brilliantly stylish’ and has performed on NPR’s Performance Today and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live to national audiences. Dallas Chamber Symphony Artistic Director and Conductor Richard McKay has just announced that international trumpet soloist Caleb Hudson of the Canadian Brass will be joining DCS this Tuesday, November 6, in a musical journey through Europe with their second concert of the season, “Souvenir de Florence,” at Moody Performance Hall. Hudson will perform the technically-challenging trumpet solo in Bach’s formidable Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, a piece in which Hudson is known for his piccolo trumpet mastery.

“Souvenir de Florence” will begin with Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, an early masterpiece comprised of six, short movements, followed by J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, featuring trumpet solo performed by Hudson and additional solos by Margaret Fischer (flute), Kazuhiro Takagi (violin), and Gina Ford (oboe). Rounding out the evening, DCS’s virtuosic strings will perform Tchaikovsky’s romantic Souvenir de Florence.

“Souvenir de Florence” will be held on Tuesday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m. at Moody Performance Hall located at 2520 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201. Tickets are $25-$54 each. Season tickets, subscription packages, and student and senior discounts available. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling (214) 449-1294, or in the lobby the night of the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

About Caleb Hudson, trumpet

Caleb Hudson is the newest member of the Canadian Brass, having graduated from the Juilliard School with both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. Acclaimed by the New York Times as ‘brilliantly stylish,’ Caleb has performed as an international soloist, including a recital that was broadcast nationally on NPR’s Performance Today.

Caleb is known for his piccolo trumpet mastery of Bach’s infamous Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, having performed it around the world with ensembles including Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Israel Philharmonic Soloists, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

About Dallas Chamber Symphony

Presenting a full season of subscription concerts at Moody Performance Hall, the DCS offers audiences the Dallas International Piano Competition, the Sight of Sound Film Fest, TechNotes Youth Education, DCS Live! Outreach concerts, and its popular UnSilent Film Series. Building on early accolades (“Best Show,” Modern Luxury magazine, 2015; "Best of Big D 2014," D Magazine), the Dallas Chamber Symphony ( is one of the most exciting and innovative professional performance ensembles in North Texas. Founded and led by Artistic Director and Conductor Richard McKay, the orchestra is comprised of 40 professional musicians who dedicate themselves to the performance of standard and contemporary repertoire for chamber orchestra. 

For every hour of traditional concert programming, the DCS provides 10+ hours of community engagement and education beyond the concert hall, through its versatile, flexible, and caring cadre of professional outreach musicians. Community programs provide musical uplift and cultural enrichment through vibrant collaborative partnerships. Recognized for its exceptional service to the city and citizens of Dallas, the DCS is one of the youngest groups supported by The City of Dallas – Office of Cultural Affairs’ Cultural Organizations Program. 

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