Dallas Symphony Orchestra Brings "Beethoven" to Entertain Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

November 21, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
"Beethoven" made a special appearance at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) on October 25 to kick off the 2007 Beethoven Festival, presented by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. TSRHC patients, families and staff learned more about the composerís life and his music.

Fallís most anticipated classical music event, the 2007 Beethoven Festival, kicked off October 18 and runs through December 2. This once-in-a-lifetime festival features a chance to listen and learn about some of the greatest music ever created with an ambitious line-up of events, including guest lectures, exhibits and five weeks of incredible performances. These performances, led by four outstanding conductors, feature all nine of Ludwig van Beethovenís symphonies in sequential order Ė a rare occurrence.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestraís own Jamie Allen performed for the children at TSRHC as the legendary composer. In conjunction with their five-week Beethoven Festival, performers from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra shared some of their favorite Beethoven pieces with our patients.

About Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. There is no charge to patient families for treatment at the hospital, and admission is open to Texas children from birth to 18 years of age. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.