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Dressed Down, Not Dumbed Down

With a comfortable and welcoming spirit, Open Classical produces highly entertaining music events that combine classical artistry with just enough comedic antics for the enjoyment by audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Based in Dallas, TX, our passion is our ongoing flourishing community of supporters, fans and performers which has enabled the organization to fulfill it's mission of putting classical music into the heart of everyday popular culture. More...

Classical Open Mic

Every Tuesday night at BuzzBrews on Lemmon Avenue in Dallas, every first Monday at Dodies Live on Main Street in Frisco, and every second and fourth Thursday at The Live Oak in Ft Worth - Classical Open Mic is a free and open event, where professional and amateur musicians can play anything related to classical music. From violin solos to opera arias to string quartets and horn concertos, musicians of all levels are welcomed to share their talents with the friendly and supportive audiences. More...

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Whether you are a musician, fan of classical music, venue, performaning artist, or volunteer seeking a cause, please contact us. We have big dreams for continuing to grow our organization and expand into new markets. 

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Artist Series 10 - Altius Quartet

Listening Room Club Show with Movie Theater Sound

8pm @ The Live Oak Ft Worth

1311 Lipscomb St., Fort Worth 76104 | map | web

Listening Room Club Concert featuring an exciting award winning string quartet.




Artist Series 10 - Altius Quartet

Intimate Dinner Concert

6pm @ Times Ten Cellars, Dallas

6324 Prospect Ave, Dallas 75214 | map | web

High quality private wine bar concert with food available.




Gala 2015

7pm @ Meadows Museum, SMU

5900 Bishop Blvd, Dallas 75205 | map | web

First annual showcase of our innovative, original programming, plus the award winning Altius and Cezanne string quartets.




Just Add Cello!

Cello Collaborations at Lev Aronson Festival 2015

7pm @ SMU O’Donnell Hall

6101 Bishop, Dallas 75205 | map | web

A program combining dancers, singers, composers, ethnic instruments and more with a lot of excellent cello playing!

Next Recurring Events



Classical Open Mic Dallas

Every Tuesday 8PM @ Buzzbrews

4334 Lemmon Ave., Dallas 75219 | map | web

An amazingly fun and social night where a wonderful mix of professionals and amateurs come together to share their talents with a growing community of fans.




Classical Open Mic Frisco

(Normally) First Mondays 6:30PM-9 @ Dodies Live

5566 W Main St, Frisco 75034 | map | web

Moved to June 8 because of the Open Classical Gala event on June 1.

An eclectic mix of local performers mixed with Dallas artists. Piano accompanist: Thiago Nascimento

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